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By Anthone C. Colovas

Anthone C. Colovas is a retired professor of sociology and social technology at Cuyahoga group collage in Cleveland, Ohio. He holds a doctorate in academic sociology from Wayne kingdom college in Detroit. he's the son of immigrant mom and dad from Greece and has visited Greece quite a few occasions. a short background of contemporary Greece is a booklet designed to inform the tale of recent Greece. this can be the Greece that emerged following the Greek warfare of Independence, which begun in 1821. the tale of historical Greece is recognized. That of recent Greece isn't. The book’s first bankruptcy summarizes a few of the nice achievements of the traditional Greeks, tells concerning the thousands of years within which Greek lands have been a part of the Byzantine Empire, and describes the different centuries whilst the Ottoman Empire managed Greek territories. the rest chapters chronicle the Greek warfare of Independence and the various political, financial, and army demanding situations confronted through the fledgling Greek country because it struggled to outlive and develop. it's a tale marked via the braveness, selection, and sacrifices of the Greek humans. it's a tale of which all Greeks will be proud.

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