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Greece, migration 1830s to present

Migration A–Z

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  1. Charalambos Kasimis

Published Online: 4 FEB 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781444351071.wbeghm259

The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration

The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration

How to Cite

Kasimis, C. 2013. Greece, migration 1830s to present. The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 FEB 2013

Abstract

Since the early 1830s, following its independence from Ottoman rule, Greece has experienced two periods of mass emigration and one of refugee reception. The first emigration lasted from the end of the 19th to the early 20th century and the second from the mid-1950s to the early 1970s.

Keywords:

  • demography and population studies;
  • immigration;
  • empire;
  • war