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Modern historians about Macedonia – Museum 1834

Modern historians about Macedonia – Museum 1834

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The Populations of Russia and Turkey 1877 Part II

The Populations of Russia and Turkey 1877 Part II

We have already seen generally the account of Ravenstein about Macedonia in 1877.  Here is a more analytical view from Xiotis. Of course no “ethnic Macedonians” were mentioned in the following journal article which described the different ethnic groups residing in European Turkey during the 19th century. For our friends from FYROM browsing this site: with regards to the new […]

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Redefining US foreign policy and interests in south-eastern Europe

Dr. George Voskopoulos June 25, 2008 For almost half a century of Cold War antagonism US foreign policy played a catalytic role in keeping allies together and providing sound and much required leadership. Joseph Nye rightly suggested that for “almost five decades, the containment of Soviet power provided a North Star to guide American foreign policy”. Washington was the provider […]

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Twisting the words of Finlay

Twisting the words of Finlay

Nationalists from the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M) and her diaspora frequently promote the following excerpt from George Finlay’s “A History of the Greek Revolution” published in 1861: According to G. Finlay in his ‘History of the Greek Revolution volume 1 – 1861: “The Albanian population occupies most of ancient Greece. Albanians now occupy all Attica and Megaris, Boetia […]

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1903- Macedonians verify their Greekness and appeal to European powers

1903- Macedonians verify their Greekness and appeal to European powers

  Appeal of Macedonians to European Powers   The Macedonians of Athens and of the Piraeus  see that the Bulgarians from the other side of the Balkans covet Macedonia, a country which has always been Hellenic, and that they strive to falsify the history and ethnography of their country. Finding themselves unable by this means to induce a belief in a Bulgarian Macedonia, […]

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William Zebina Ripley – The races of Europe :a sociological study – 1910

William Zebina Ripley – The races of Europe :a sociological study – 1910

William Zebina Ripley – The races of Europe :a sociological study – 1910

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Allen Upward, The East End of Europe, London 1908

Quote: In order to pave the way to the annexation of Rumelia, the task before the Bulgarian imperialists was twofold. In the first place they had to detach the Slav-speaking inhabitants from the Patriarcate, and attach them to the Exarchate. But that in itself would not have been enough, because of the local distribution of the different races. The Hellenes, […]

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