['Cartoon' from Alexis Xenakis' article in the National Herald (NYC), June 23 2001]






The bitter fate of Anatolian Hellenism: selected bibliography



Farewell Anatolia

by Dido Sotiriou [English translation by Fred A. Reed, Paul & Co Publishing Consortium, 1996; first published in Greek (1962) as "Matomena Chomata"/"Blood-soaked lands" (historical novel)]



Disaster and Fiction: modern Greek fiction and the Asia Minor disaster of 1922

by Thomas Doulis [University of California Press, 1977]



America America, The Anatolian, Beyond the Aegean

a trilogy by film director and novelist Elia Kazan [1962, 1982, 1994]



Modern Greek in Asia Minor: a study of the dialects of Silli, Cappadocia and Pharasa, with grammar, texts, translations and commentary

by Richard M. Dawkins [Cambridge University Press, 1916]



The Greeks of Asia Minor: confession, community and ethnicity in the nineteenth century

by Gerasimos Augustinos [Kent State University Press, 1992]



On horseback through Asia Minor

by Frederick Burnaby [Oxford University Press paperbacks, 1996; first edition 1877]



Travels in Asia Minor, 1764-1765

by Richard Chandler [British Museum]



Narrative of Travels in Europe, Asia, and Africa in the sevevteenth century,

by Evliya Efendi, translated by von Hammer [Oriental Translation Fund, 1850]



The last Hellenism of the region of St. Gregory of Nazianzus, Akseray-Ghelveri (Carbala) [in Greek, with abstract in French and English]

by Helen Karatzas [Gnosi, 1985]



The decline of Medieval Hellenism in Asia Minor and the process of Islamization from the eleventh through the fifteenth century

by Spyros Vryonis [University of California Press, 1971]



The Barbarians of Asia: the peoples of the steppes from 1600 B.C.

by Stuart Legg [Dorset Press, 1970]



Ottoman Centuries: The rise and fall of the Turkish Empire

by Lord Kinross [Morrow Quill Paperbacks, New York, 1979]



The Sultans

by Noel Barber [Simon and Schuster, New York, 1973]



The Young Turks

by E. E. Ramsaur [Princeton University Press, 1957]



The old Turkey and the new

by Sir Harry Luke [Geoffrey Bles, London, 1953]



The Balkan Wars, 1912-13: The War Correspondence of Leon Trotsky

[Pathfinder Press, New York, 1981]



Secrets of the Bosporus

by Henry Morgenthau [Hutchinson, London, 1918]



A Peace to End All Peace: The Fall of the Ottoman Empire and the Creation of the Modern Middle East

by David Fromkin [Avon Books, New York, 1989]



The Western Question in Greece and Turkey: a study in the contact of civilizations

by Arnold Toynbee [Howard Fertig, New York, 1970 (reprint of the 1923
second edition ); first edition 1922]



Ataturk: a biography of Mustafa Kemal, father of modern Turkey

by Lord Kinross [William Morrow, New York, 1965]



Smyrna 1922: the destruction of a city

by Marjorie Housepian-Dobkin [Kent State University Press, 1988; first edition 1966]



The unification of Greece, 1770-1923

by Douglas Dakin [St. Martin's Press, 1972]



I was sent to Athens

by Henry Morgenthau [Doubleday, Doran and Co., Inc., Garden City (NY), 1929]



American influence in Greece, 1917-1929

by Louis P. Cassimatis [Kent State University Press, 1988]



Stillborn Republic: social coalitions and party strategies in Greece, 1922-1936

by George Th. Mavrogordatos [University of California Press, 1983]



Heirs of the Greek Catastrophe: the social life of Asia Minor refugees in Piraeus

by Renee Hirschon [Clarendon Press, 1989]



A survival story: the 1995 memoir of Aggeliki Nikolaou Politi-Matthaiou [in Greek]

[unpublished]



Not Even My Name

by Thea Halo [Penguin, 2000]



Ambassador MacVeagh Reports: Greece, 1933-1947

edited by John O. Iatrides [Princeton University Press, 1980] (includes a
'comparison' of post-1922 Greece and Turkey)



The Greeks and their heritages

by Arnold Toynbee [Oxford University Press, 1981; modern Greece's
"vindication" in the renowed historian's last book]



Ours once more: folklore, ideology and the making of modern Greece

by Michael Herzfeld [Pella Publishing Company, 1986; first edition 1982]





Greek dance at Moschonissi (Cunda Island)






"In 1922, Venizelos sent a poor and badly-equipped Greek army to recapture the lands of Byzantium in the East. The men said they were going to 'the Red Apple Tree' and pursued a dream, to recapture the great lands of Greece. My grandmother, Labidona, cried when she saw that they had ragged clothes and scant ammunition and my grandfather, Damianos, a sailor of the old sailing ships, loved his grandchildren and let them, my mother told me, eat the food off his plate under the protestations of my grandmother. Life went on, but the stage moved, in a great earth-shaking movement, to the land of Greece, to the North where the hordes were considered immigrants and to a slice of land in Athens even now called, 'Roof of Our Fathers'."
[From Phaedra Vasiliki Damianakos' "Single Mother: A New York Story" (1999, ISBN 1-58500-417-0), p. 6]

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