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Fields of wheat, hills of blood : passages to nationhood in Greek Macedonia, 1870-1990 /

Deftly combining archival sources with evocative life histories, Anastasia Karakasidou brings welcome clarity to the contentious debate over ethnic identities and nationalist ideologies in Greek Macedonia. Her vivid and detailed account demonstrates that contrary to official rhetoric, the current pe...

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Main Author: Karakasidou, Anastasia N.
Format: eBook
Language: English
Published: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1997.
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Table of Contents:
  • Cover
  • Contents
  • List of Maps
  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • Part I. Constructing Visions of the Historical Past: The Politics of Reading, Writing, and Telling of History
  • 1 Between Oral Memory and Written History: Re-Membering the Past
  • 2 Exchanging Identities: The Makings of the Guvezna Market Community
  • 3 Converging Frontiers of Greek and Bulgarian Nationalism: Religious Propaganda, Educational Competition, and National Enlightenment in Macedonia, 1870-1903
  • 4 The Macedonian Struggle in Guvezna: Violence, Terror, and the Scepter of National Liberation, 1903-1908
  • Part II. Class Reformation and National Homogenization: Processes of Consolidation and Change Following the Advent of Greek Rule
  • 5 Crossing the Moving Frontier: Group Formation and Social Closure in the Era of Refugee Settlement, 1922-1940
  • 6 Administering the "New Lands" of Greek Macedonia: Class Reformation and National Homogenization, 1913-1940
  • 7 Sponsoring Passages to Nationhood: Material and Spiritual Patronage in Assiros
  • Conclusion: Reconstructin the Passages to Nationhood
  • Afterword
  • Appendix: Genealogies
  • Tables
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index.