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Author Brewer, David, 1932-

Title Greece, the hidden centuries : Turkish rule from the fall of Constantinople to Greek independence / David Brewer

Publ Info London ; New York : I.B. Tauris, 2010
New York : Distributed in the United States and Canada by Palgrave Macmillan
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 RWU Main Library  DF801 .B74 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript x, 308 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 25 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [294]-297) and index
Contents Prologue: the Greek view of Turkish rule -- Greece before the Turks -- 1453: the fall of Constantinople -- Sultans and patriarchs -- The Greek peasants -- The Italians in the Aegean -- Pirates and slaves -- The fall of Cyprus -- 1571: Lepanto -- Mainland Greece and town life -- The Greek church -- Venetian Crete -- 1669: The Turks take Crete -- The changing Ottoman Empire -- Hunger and disease -- Travellers to Greece -- 1770: the Orlov revolt -- Greeks abroad -- Greeks and the Enlightenment -- The Enlightenment attacked -- Prelude to revolution -- 1821: the war of independence -- One man's war: Nikolaos Kasomoulis -- Some conclusions
LC subject Greece -- History -- 1453-1821
Greece -- History -- 323-1453
Turkey -- History -- Ottoman Empire, 1288-1918
Turks -- Greece -- History
Greece -- Ethnic relations
Greece -- Social life and customs -- 1453-1821
Alt Title Greece
ISBN 9781848850477 (hbk.)
1848850476 (hbk.)