Title: A systemic approach of the travellers' role in the growth of the interest in modern Greece (1770-1820)

Authors: Nikitas A. Assimakopoulos, Polyxeni Billa, Ioannis C. Theocharopoulos

Addresses: Department of Informatics, University of Piraeus, 80, Karaoli and Dimitriou St., GR-18534, Piraeus, Greece. ' Experimental School of Ag. Anargiroi, Konstantinopoleos 277, GR-13561, Ag. Anargiroi, Greece. ' Department of Informatics, University of Piraeus, 80, Karaoli and Dimitriou St., GR-18534, Piraeus, Greece

Abstract: A method of diagrammatic depiction of complex historical phenomena is presented. This method tries to reveal systemic patterns that are not always obvious in the usual written presentation of historical events. Moreover, the diagrams generated can be used to pivot important points in the flow of meaning. An important issue of modern Greek History is processed in this manner and its underlying systemic archetype is revealed.

Keywords: historical phenomena; systemic patterns; diagrammatic thinking; system dynamics; archetypes; Greece; travellers; historical reasoning; symbolic reasoning; European travel; traveller roles; applied systemic studies.

DOI: 10.1504/IJASS.2010.034624

International Journal of Applied Systemic Studies, 2010 Vol.3 No.3, pp.311 - 325

Available online: 13 Aug 2010 *

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