Roderick Beaton on the Greek Revolution of 1821
In Conversation with Andrew Keen on Keen On
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In this episode, Andrew is joined by Roderick Beaton, the author of Greece: Biography of a Modern Nation, to discuss the 200th anniversary of the Greek Revolution of 1821.
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Roderick Beaton is a record-breaking four-time winner of the Runciman Award, and his books have been shortlisted for the Duff Cooper Prize and the Cundill History Prize. For thirty years until his retirement he held the Koraes Chair of Modern Greek and Byzantine History, Language and Literature at King’s College London, and is now Emeritus.