Synopses & Reviews
From the assassination that set off World War I to the ethnic warfare sweeping Bosnia and Croatia, the Balkans have been the crucible of the 20th century--the place where terrorism and genocide were first practiced as tools of policy. This enthralling political travelogue helps us understand that region's anguish. 16 pages of photos.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -296) and index.
Table of Contents
Yugoslavia: historical overtures -- Romania: Latin passion play -- Bulgaria: tales from Communist Byzantium -- Greece: Western mistress, Eastern bride.