200 YEARS GREEKS AND INNOVATION
1967

Philippos Iliou escapes to Paris

Philippos Iliou was the kind of historian who stood against nationalism, formalism and ideological manipulations. He studied contemporary Greek history, Enlightenment, orthodox national education, the Greek resistance and the Greek left. PhilipposIliou (1934-2004), an activist of the left, was an interventionist historian and intellectual, who organized major collective projects, the Institute for Marxist studies, the Society for the Study of Modern Greek Enlightenment, the History magazine, the Bibliological Workshop. His major achievement is the Greek Bibliography of the 19th century, a strong foundation for the study of history and book production in the 19th century.