Britain, Greece and the Colonels, 1967-74

- Between Pragmatism and Human Rights

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Britain, Greece and the Colonels, 1967-74
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Udgivelsesdato:
05-10-2019
Sprog:
Engelsk
Sidetal:
288
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The long history of Anglo-Greek relations has deservedly attracted much attention. One of its most controversial - yet least explored - phases was that spanning the Greek Colonels' seven-year military junta, from 1967-74. Drawing on a corpus of diverse, original and largely primary material, Maragkou provides a comprehensive analysis of British policy towards Greece during this tumultuous era. Not only does she contribute to the historiography of Anglo- Greek relations, but her book also serves as a case study of British foreign policy within the Cold War. And by demonstrating that national history can be best understood by analysing the relationship between a nation state and factors beyond its control, the conclusions drawn can be applied beyond the strictly regional or the exclusively bi- lateral, as they also fit into a transnational para- digm. It was in the 1960s when what we now term 'globalisation' was in full swing. Henceforward, no nation - and no foreign office - was an is- land: it was part of a whole, in which both state and non-state actors internationally played their part in the evolution of thinking on foreign affairs. Here is the key to understanding the tortuous history of Britain and the Greek Colonels - one that has many echoes in our own time.

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Udgivelsesdato:
05-10-2019
ISBN13:
9781849043656
Bredde:
138 mm
Højde:
216 mm
Format:
Paperback
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    Britain's murky relationship with the Greek dictatorship is revealed in this important new study.

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- Between Pragmatism and Human Rights

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