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By Loring M. Danforth

At the peak of the Greek Civil battle in 1948, thirty-eight thousand teenagers have been evacuated from their houses within the mountains of northern Greece. The Greek Communist celebration relocated 1/2 them to orphanages in jap Europe, whereas their adversaries within the nationwide govt put the remainder in children’s houses in other places in Greece. some extent of competition in the course of the chilly warfare, this arguable episode maintains to gas tensions among Greeks and Macedonians and inside of Greek society itself. Loring M. Danforth and Riki Van Boeschoten current the following for the 1st time a accomplished research of the 2 evacuation courses and the lives of the youngsters they eternally transformed.

Marshalling archival documents, oral histories, and ethnographic fieldwork, the authors study the evacuation approach, the political clash surrounding it, the children’s upbringing, and their fates as adults bring to an end from their mom and dad and their fatherland. additionally they supply voice to seven refugee childrens who poignantly recount their early life reports and heroic efforts to build new lives in diaspora groups in the course of the global. A much-needed corrective to past ancient money owed, Children of the Greek Civil War can be a looking out exam of the long-lasting results of displacement at the lives of refugee children.

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