Greece and Great Britain during World War I
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Greece and Great Britain during World War I first symposium organized in Thessaloniki, December 15-17, 1983 by the Institute for Balkan Studies in Thessaloniki and King"s College in London by

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Published by Institute for Balkan Studies in Thessaloniki .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Greece -- Diplomatic history -- Congresses,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Great Britain -- Diplomatic history -- Congresses,
  • Greece -- Military relations -- Great Britain -- Congresses,
  • Great Britain -- Military relations -- Greece -- Congresses

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statement[P. Calvocoressi ... et al.].
SeriesInstitute for Balkan Studies, Hidryma Meletōn Chersonēsou tou Haimou (Series)
ContributionsCalvocoressi, Peter., Hetaireia Makedonikōn Spoudōn. Hidryma Meletōn Chersonēsou tou Haimou., King"s College (University of London)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD616 G74 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination257 p. :
Number of Pages257
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16793751M

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