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Ethnic Nationalism: The Tragic Death of Yugoslavia
Ethnic Nationalism: The Tragic Death of Yugoslavia
by Bogdan Denitch
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This essential resource provides a cogent, comprehensive historical analysis of Yugoslavia's demise, one that clearly identifies events and trends that urgently demand the world's attention.... (read more)

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Violence Taking Place: The Architecture of the Kosovo Conflict (Cultural Memory in the Present)
Violence Taking Place: The Architecture of the Kosovo Conflict (Cultural Memory in the Present)
by Andrew Herscher
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While the construction of architecture has a place in architectural discourse, its destruction, generally seen as incompatible with the very idea of "culture," has been neglected in theoretical and historical discussion. Responding to this neglect... (read more)

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Fools Rush in: A True Story of Love, War, and Redemption
Fools Rush in: A True Story of Love, War, and Redemption
by Bill Carter
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Offering an in-depth personal account of the Bosnian and Herzegovinian war, this autobiography follows the author as he departed for conflict-ridden Eastern Europe in the early 1990s. Demonstrating how the protagonist discovered his own love of humanity,... (read more)

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Belgrade: A Cultural History (Cityscapes)
Belgrade: A Cultural History (Cityscapes)
by Davis Norris
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Perched above the confluence of two great rivers, the Sava and Danube, Belgrade has been home to many civilizations: Celts, Romans, Byzantines, Bulgars, Magyars, Ottomans and Serbs. A Turkish fortress, the focus for a Serbian principality, an... (read more)

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Endgame: The Betrayal and Fall of Srebrenica, Europe's Worst Massacre Since World War II
Endgame: The Betrayal and Fall of Srebrenica, Europe's Worst Massacre Since World War II
by David Rohde
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In 1993, the UN Security Council officially made Srebrenica the world’s first UN-protected civilian safe area and stripped the town’s Muslim defenders of their tanks and artillery. Two years later, Srebrenica fell after UN commanders turned... (read more)

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To End a War: The Inside Story, from Sarajevo to Dayton
To End a War: The Inside Story, from Sarajevo to Dayton
by Richard Holbrooke
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When President Clinton sent Richard Holbrooke to Bosnia as America's chief negotiator in late 1995, he took a gamble that would eventually redefine his presidency. But there was no saying then, at the height of the war, that Holbrooke's mission would... (read more)

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Fall of Yugoslavia 3RD Edition
Fall of Yugoslavia 3RD Edition
by Misha Glenny
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The longtime central European correspondent for the BBC World Service based in Vienna, Misha Glenny has lived in and worked all over the Balkans. His books include The Rebirth of History and The Fall of Yugoslavia, winner of the 1992 Overseas Press Club... (read more)

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Heavenly Serbia: From Myth to Genocide
Heavenly Serbia: From Myth to Genocide
by Branimir Anzulovic
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The body of the law is an ambiguous phrase. Conventionally, it designates the law as a determinate corpus; legal codes, statutes, and the rulings of common law. But it can also refer to the subjected body that is produced by and is part of the law. This... (read more)

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Madness Visible: A Memoir of War
Madness Visible: A Memoir of War
by Janine Di Giovanni
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As a senior foreign correspondent for The Times of London, Janine di Giovanni was a firsthand witness to the brutal and protracted break-up of Yugoslavia. With unflinching sensitivity, Madness Visible follows the arc of the wars in the Balkans through... (read more)

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Slaughterhouse: Bosnia and the Failure of the West
Slaughterhouse: Bosnia and the Failure of the West
by David Rieff
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In a shocking and deeply disturbing tour de force, David Rieff, reporting from the Bosnia war zone and from Western capitals and United Nations headquarters, indicts the West and the United Nations for standing by and doing nothing to stop the genocide... (read more)

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Thinking about Yugoslavia: Scholarly Debates about the Yugoslav Breakup and the Wars in Bosnia and Kosovo
Thinking about Yugoslavia: Scholarly Debates about the Yugoslav Breakup and the Wars in Bosnia and Kosovo
by Sabrina P Ramet
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The Yugoslav break up and conflict have given rise to a considerable literature offering dramatically different interpretations of what happened. But just how do the various interpretations relate to each other? This ambitious new book by Sabrina Ramet... (read more)

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Kosovo: A Short History
Kosovo: A Short History
by Noel Malcolm
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"An excellent scholarly contribution to the study of the province. . . . Seriously differs from the biased interpretations published by Serbian and Albanian historians, or trendy but shallow Western "Kosovology experts." —Canadian Slavonic Papers "A... (read more)

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Making a Nation, Breaking a Nation: Literature and Cultural Politics in Yugoslavia (Cultural Memory of the Present)
Making a Nation, Breaking a Nation: Literature and Cultural Politics in Yugoslavia (Cultural Memory of the Present)
by Andrew Wachtel
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Explores the role of literature in the former Yugoslavia's attempts to create a multicultural nation.... (read more)

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Yugoslavia
Yugoslavia
by Laura Silber
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"The most authoritative account in English or any other language about how the war began."—The Washington Post Book World. "An essential resource for anyone of the conflict."—The New York Times Book Review.... (read more)

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Croatia: A Nation Forged in War (Yale Nota Bene)
Croatia: A Nation Forged in War (Yale Nota Bene)
by Marcus Tanner
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From the ashes of former Yugoslavia an independent Croatian state has arisen, the fulfillment, in the words of President Franjo Tudjman, of the Croats' "thousand-year-old dream of independence." Yet few countries in Europe have been born amid such bitter... (read more)

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Judgement Day: The Trial of Slobodan Milosevic
Judgement Day: The Trial of Slobodan Milosevic
by Chris Stephen
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For the first time in recorded history, a world leader has been brought before a court that has a valid claim to represent all the other nations of the world. Judgement Day tells the remarkable story of the International Criminal Court, the world's first... (read more)

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Yugoslavia in Transition: Choices and Constraints: Essays in Honour of Fred Singleton
Yugoslavia in Transition: Choices and Constraints: Essays in Honour of Fred Singleton
by Frederick Singleton
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'Crisis' or 'Transition'? Without denying in any way the severity, and certainly not the existence, of the difficulties which beset Yugoslavia today, the editors of this collection of essays want to set debate about this question and others in fresh... (read more)

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Macedonia: Warlords and Rebels in the Balkans
Macedonia: Warlords and Rebels in the Balkans
by John Phillips
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The disintegration of Yugoslavia in the 1990s shattered the Balkans, unleashing the horror of extreme nationalism. Macedonia seemed to have been spared the bloodletting. In reality, it was only postponed. The newly independent Former Yugoslav Republic... (read more)

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The Hemingway Book Club of Kosovo
The Hemingway Book Club of Kosovo
by Paula Huntley
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A moving testimony to the power of literature to bring people together in even the most difficult of circumstances. In the spring of 1999, the world watched as more than 800,000 Kosovo Albanians poured over Kosovo's borders, bringing with them stories of... (read more)

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1941: The Year That Keeps Returning
1941: The Year That Keeps Returning
by Slavko Goldstein
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Award-winning publisher, editor, and author Slavko Goldstein was born in 1928 in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Hercegovina, and grew up in Karlovac, Croatia. During the Holocaust, he lost his father and most of the members of his father's and mother's families... (read more)

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