When is the Greek Nation? The Role of Enemies and Minorities

@article{Triandafyllidou2002WhenIT,
  title={When is the Greek Nation? The Role of Enemies and Minorities},
  author={A. Triandafyllidou and A. Paraskevopoulou},
  journal={Geopolitics},
  year={2002},
  volume={7},
  pages={75 - 98}
}
This paper questions the importance and usefulness of identifying, through theoretical analysis and empirical study, an historical moment when a nation comes into being. In the first part of our study, we discuss briefly the theoretical background of the question 'when is the nation?'. The second part addresses this question with reference to the Greek case. We first look at the process of consolidation of Greek national identity during the first two decades of the twentieth century. The role… Expand
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