Xenocracy: State, Class, and Colonialism in the Ionian Islands, 1815-1864

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"Of the many European territorial reconfigurations to result from the Congress of Vienna, the Ionian State remains among the least understood. Xenocracy offers a much-needed account of the region during the ensuing half-century of oversight by Great Britain--a period that embodied all of the contradictions of British imperial expansion. Administrators deliberately pursued liberal reforms and fostered the growth of a middle class that was instrumental in building the colonial state. However, Ionian finances deteriorated and ...

Xenocracy: State, Class, and Colonialism in the Ionian Islands, 1815-1864 2016, Berghahn Books

ISBN-13: 9781785332616

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