Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Greek Revolution - Letters and Journals of Samuel Gridley Howe





The book "Letters and Journals of Samuel Gridley Howe during the Greek Revolution" is available as a FREE Google ebook.  It was originally published in 1907 and edited by his daughter Laura E. Richards.  

"If you want to get a feel for what life was like in Southern Greece during the Greek Revolution - Samuel Gridley Howe's letters and journals (beginning in 1824) is a must read."

GREEK NAMES MENTIONED IN THE BOOK:

Odysseus Andritsos (Ulysses), Archondopoulus, Kosta Botzaris, Marco Botzaris, Bourbakis, Capo d’Istrias, Hadji Christo, Delyannis, Gouras, StavrosGrivas, Gropius, Kallerges, Kanaris, Karaiskakis, Kephalas (Kephale), Kolokotrones, Konduriotes, Logothetes, Makroyanis, Alexander Mavrocordatos, Mavromichalis, Metaxas, Miaulis, Millikanis, Notaropulos, Pandelis, Papa Phlessas, Phoutomaris, Prylas, Rhodius, Skourtas, J. Emerson Tennent, Jakomiki Tombazi, Manoli Tombazi, Spiridion Trikoupis, Vashos, Vriones, Ypsilanti, Zaphyropulos

CONTENTS
The Hero
Introduction
Introductory
Greece in Revolution
Guerrilla Warfare
Kolokotrones and Ypsilanti: Fight at the Mills
Hydra and the British Navy
The Cretan Failure
The Fall of Missolonghi
With the Fleet
The Siege of Athens - Doctor Howe under Fire
Beginning of Philanthropic Work
Travel and Distribution
The First Crusade
Return to Greece
“The American Mole”
Corinth
Transition
Poland and Prussia

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