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Archaeology under Metaxas

This article is part of a paper examining the interplay between archaeology and dictatorship in the context of the Greek experience. This particular part is related to the period of fascism in Greece (1936-1941). The picture of Greece in the […]

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The EON – The Greek fascist youth of Metaxas

Given the limits on his personal power as dictator and a lack of a social base for his regime, Metaxas turned to the example set by the contemporary fascist regimes, deciding that the creation of a youth movement on the […]

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John Metaxas – A short biography

John Metaxas (Greek Ιωάννης Μεταξάς, April 12, 1871 – January 29, 1941) was a Greek General and the Prime Minister of Greece from 1936 until his death. Born in Ithaca but grown in Kefalonia, John Metaxas was a career soldier, first […]

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How Others Saw the Metaxas Regime

“The first two years of the Metaxas Regime was a productive one, full of frantic activity regarding domestic social and economic policy, regime security, and external and foreign relations: Greek-British relations, for instance, were crucial. After Metaxas and his regime […]

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The Metaxas dictatorship

Petty politics in Greece and the so-called National Schism divided Greek politics and society in the mid-1930s. A number of coups d’état and sudden changes of governments led King George to choose General Metaxas to head a new government in 1936. […]

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