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Children of the Greek Civil War

Loring M. Danforth

Children of the Greek Civil War

refugees and the politics of memory

by Loring M. Danforth

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Evacuation of civilians,
  • Refugee children,
  • Personal narratives,
  • Kommounistikon Komma tēs Hellados,
  • Refugees,
  • Children,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementLoring M. Danforth and Riki van Boeschoten
    ContributionsBoeschoten, Riki van
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDF849.52 .D36 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24858236M
    ISBN 100226135985, 0226135993
    ISBN 109780226135984, 9780226135991
    LC Control Number2011020831


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