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Studien zur Geschichte Griechenlands und Zypern
Herausgegeben von Heinz A. Richter

Band 104

Heinz A. Richter, History of the Cypriot Left
218 pages, 36 plates with 47 fotos, hard cover, ca. 30 Euro, appears in February 2021 ISBN 978-3-447-11566-7 online bestellen

This study presents the development of the Cypriot Left from 1900 to the present. In each chapter, the general historical development of Cyprus is described so that the evolution of the Left can be comprehendeded. The account begins with the rise of the trade unions and then traces the emergence of the KKK in 1926. The following chapters describe its banning in 1931 and its transformation into AKEL.
The ensuing chapters describe the history of AKEL and its sub-organisations up to the present.

CONTENT
Introduction
The political, economic and social conditions for the establishment of the KKK
The development of the KKK from 1926 to the unrest of 1931
From the Cadre Party KKK to the Mass Party AKEL 1931-1950
The AKEL and the liberation struggle 1950-1959
THe AKEL in the first years of the Republic 1959 - 1965
The 1974 disasters
On the way to stagnation 1974-1977
Kyprianou's Presidency 1977-1987
Vasileiou's Presidency 1988-1993
Kliridisí Presidency 1993-2003
Papadopoulosí Presidency 1993-2003
Christofiasí Presidency 2008-2013
The inner working of the AKEL
Conclusion
Bibliography
Index of Names