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Greece and the Inter-War Economic Crisis
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Greece and the Inter-War Economic Crisis

Mark Mazower

Abstract

The great depression of the inter-war years was the most profound shock ever to strike the world economy, and is widely held to have led directly to the collapse of parliamentary democracy in many countries. This study of Greece in the period between the two world wars, however, demonstrates that there was no simple correlation between economic and political crisis. How was an underdeveloped country such as Greece able to recover so fast from this unprecedented economic crisis? This book examines the complex processes involved, basing analysis on detailed statistical research. Recovery, like c ... More

Keywords: depression, parliamentary democracy, Greece, crisis, recovery, state and society, ruling elites

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1991 Print ISBN-13: 9780198202059
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202059.001.0001

Authors

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Mark Mazower, author
Princeton University

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