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Modern Greek Lessons:
A Primer in Historical Constructivism
James D. Faubion

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Acknowledgments
Preface: Terms And Definitions
Introduction For the Time Being: Some Notes on the Manners of Modern Lives3
Pt. IReviewing Athens21
1Model Improbabilities: Athens at First Sight23
2Remembering and Remodeling: The Metaleptic Metropolis64
Pt. IIAnother Modernity99
3Crossing the Threshold: Notes on Conflict at a Certain Greek Airport101
4Sovereignty and Its Discontents122
5"Everything Is Possible": Notes on the Greek Modern139
Pt. IIIAfter the Colonels: Projects of Self-Definition and Self-Formation Since 1974157
6The Self Made: Developing a Postnational Character159
7The Works of Margharita Karapanou: Literature as a Technology of Self-Formation184
8Men Are Not Always What They Seem: From Sexual Modernization toward Sexual Modernity213
Epilogue: After the Present242
Notes249
Bibliography271
Index289

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