Synopses & Reviews
The major emphasis of Volume 1 is on the movements for national sovereignty, the revolutionary activity associated with them, and the place of these events in the international relations of the day for the major nationalities of the Balkan region. Volume 2 deals primarily with events in the 20th century. A large portion of this volume is devoted to wartime experiences, the establishment of postwar regimes, and their internal development to 1980.
"...the best work on Balkan history that has appeared so far and should become standard reading for historians, politicians, and all those interested in the survival of Europe."--International Review of History
Volume I discusses the history of the major Balkan nationalities. It describes the differing conditions experienced under Ottoman and Habsburg rule, but the main emphasis is on the national movements, their successes and failures to 1900, and the place of events in the Balkans in the international relations of the day.
This volume discusses the history of the major Balkan nationalities in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.