Centre and Periphery in the 1874 Greek elections : Competition for political control in GortyniaPart of : Balkan studies : biannual publication of the Institute for Balkan Studies ; Vol.36, No.1, 1995, pages 11-30
The study is based on the correspondence between TheodorosDeliyannis, later Prime Minister of Greece, and his political friends inthe constituency of Gortynia, for the organization of the election ofJune 1874, before and after his decision not to stand. It examines theprocess of local coalition building and the diverse perceptions of politics prevailing in the capital on the one hand and in the provinces on theother during the constitutional crisis of 1874. It furthermore analyses thetactical use of symbols from the pre-revolutionary past of the Deliyannisnotable family to elicit sentiments of deference among the localelectorate.
Ελληνικές εκλογές 1874, Γορτυνία