Women and Nationalism in the Making of Modern Greece

The Founding of the Kingdom to the Greco-Turkish War

  • Demetra Tzanaki

Part of the St Antony’s Series book series

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Introduction: Nationalism and Its Gender Histories

  3. Gender and the Nation (1836–1869)

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 11-11
    2. Demetra Tzanaki
      Pages 13-21
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      Pages 22-33
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      Pages 34-56
  4. The Emergence of a Female Consciousness: Women and the Nation (1869–1880)

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 57-57
    2. Demetra Tzanaki
      Pages 59-64
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      Pages 95-107
  5. Gender and the State (1880–1897)

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 109-109
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      Pages 111-121
    3. Demetra Tzanaki
      Pages 159-165
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 166-234

About this book


This pioneering book reveals how nationalism in Ninteenth-century Greece helped women to develop an alternative vision of female politics, history, and citizenship. Shedding new light on women's ideas and beliefs the author brings to life the story of the ideas that formed our societies and individual identities.


consciousness gender Greece history individual kingdom nation nationalism politics women

Authors and affiliations

  • Demetra Tzanaki
    • 1
  1. 1.The Hellenic Literary and Historical ArchiveAthensGreece

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2009
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-36097-0
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-23445-1
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