That Greece Might Still Be Free: The Philhellenes in the War of Independence

That Greece Might Still Be Free: The Philhellenes in the War of Independence By William St. Clair, That Greece Might Still Be Free The Philhellenes in the War of Independence When in the Greeks rose in violent revolution against the rule of the Ottoman Turks waves of sympathy spread across Western Europe and the United States More than a thousand volunteers set out
  • Title: That Greece Might Still Be Free: The Philhellenes in the War of Independence
  • Author: William St. Clair
  • ISBN: 9781906924003
  • Page: 274
  • Format: Paperback
  • That Greece Might Still Be Free: The Philhellenes in the War of Independence By William St. Clair, When in 1821, the Greeks rose in violent revolution against the rule of the Ottoman Turks, waves of sympathy spread across Western Europe and the United States More than a thousand volunteers set out to fight for the cause The Philhellenes, whether they set out to recreate the Athens of Pericles, start a new crusade, or make money out of a war, all felt that Greece had uWhen in 1821, the Greeks rose in violent revolution against the rule of the Ottoman Turks, waves of sympathy spread across Western Europe and the United States More than a thousand volunteers set out to fight for the cause The Philhellenes, whether they set out to recreate the Athens of Pericles, start a new crusade, or make money out of a war, all felt that Greece had unique claim on the sympathy of the world As Byron wrote, I dreamed that Greece might Still be Free and he died at Missolonghi trying to translate that dream into reality William St Clair s meticulously researched and highly readable account of their aspirations and experiences was hailed as definitive when it was first published Long out of print, it remains the standard account of the Philhellenic movement and essential reading for any students of the Greek War of Independence, Byron, and European Romanticism Its relevance to modern ethnic and religious conflicts is becoming increasingly appreciated by scholars worldwide This new and revised edition includes a new Introduction by Roderick Beaton, an updated Bibliography and many new illustrations.
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    1. Do not be fooled by the title, which promises a study of one particular aspect of the Greek War of Independence, this is as crisp and clear a general account of the War as I have read.The book wears its accumulation of detail lightly, due partly to St Clair s keen sense of the absurd the importance placed by fund raising committees abroad on supplying instruments for military bands, for example and partly to his fine narrative technique I do not know of a concise or evocative account of, say, t [...]


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