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Taso G. Lagos

86 Days in Greece (ENGLISH HILL PRESS)

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86 Days in Greece

Finally an insider's view into the social, political, economic, and cultural dimensions of the crisis in Greece. 86 DAYS IN GREECE provides us with a unique, philosophical and impressionistic account of one of the most important moments in Europe today. Without the conventional structure of theoretical assumptions and academic rhetoric, this work brings us as close as we can come to the Greek people, their understandings, trials and obstacles to future reforms. Written in blog format, it is easily adopted for classroom use, public debates, and for those both familiar and less familiar with the Greek experience. Taso Lagos has written a book that documents the crisis from a personal, interdisciplinary 360 degree perspective, and it is required reading for all those interested in the European situation today.

Taso G. LagosTaso G. Lagos is Foreign Studies Director for Hellenic Studies in the Jackson School of International Studies. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Washington in 2004 and founded the Athens study abroad program the following year. His family emigrated to the United States from a tiny village on the Greek island of Euboea. He is affiliate lecturer at the University of Washington, where he specializes in Greek Cinema, Greek Diaspora, Digital Studies and International Communication. He is currently working on a biography of Alexander Pantages, a Greek-American immigrant and pioneer of early motion picture theater history. His published works have appeared in the Journal of Modern Greek Studies, New Media & Society, Political Communication and in the book series, Culture & Civilization. His blog on all things Greek at Journal of the Abroad.

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