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The Diary of a Political Idiot: Normal Life in Belgrade
The Diary of a Political Idiot: Normal Life in Belgrade
by Jasmina Tesanovic
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labeled a traitor by nationalist Serbians because she opposes the war in Kosovo, a dissident journalist chronicles the intimate details that haunt her daily life.... (read more)

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The Destruction of Yugoslavia: Tracing the Break-Up 1980-92
The Destruction of Yugoslavia: Tracing the Break-Up 1980-92
by Branka Magas
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Serpent in the Bosom: The Rise and Fall of the Slobodan Milosevic
Serpent in the Bosom: The Rise and Fall of the Slobodan Milosevic
by Lenard Cohen
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The violent disintegration of the former Yugoslavia, and its aftermath, highlight the importance of a detailed understanding of the Balkan region. The political outlook and behavior of the Serbs and Serbian elites has been particularly bewildering to... (read more)

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The Fall of Milosevic: The October 5th Revolution
The Fall of Milosevic: The October 5th Revolution
by Dragan Bujosevic
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Told for the first time, the riveting story of how common people-miners, cooks, former soldiers-shook off the intimidation of Serbian strongman Slobadan Milosevic and overthrew, peacefully, his tyrannical regime. Based on numerous interviews with... (read more)

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Balkan Inferno: Betrayal, War and Intervention 1990-2005
Balkan Inferno: Betrayal, War and Intervention 1990-2005
by Wes Johnson
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From the final chapter:   …at an Athens cocktail party in the fall of 2003 a young officer from the US embassy said that his first assignment, in 1993-4, had been Tirana, “We could do anything we wanted. In fact, they would like to be... (read more)

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The Bosnia List: A Memoir of War, Exile, and Return
The Bosnia List: A Memoir of War, Exile, and Return
by Kenan Trebincevic
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A young survivor of the Bosnian War returns to his homeland to confront the people who betrayed his family At age eleven, Kenan Trebincevic was a happy, karate-loving kid living with his family in the quiet Eastern European town of Brcko. Then, in the... (read more)

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They Would Never Hurt a Fly
They Would Never Hurt a Fly
by Slavenka Drakulic
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"Who were they? Ordinary people like you or me—or monsters?” asks internationally acclaimed author Slavenka Drakulic as she sets out to understand the people behind the horrific crimes committed during the war that tore apart Yugoslavia in... (read more)

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Then They Started Shooting: Children of the Bosnian War and the Adults They Become
Then They Started Shooting: Children of the Bosnian War and the Adults They Become
by Lynne Jones
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“Remarkable insight and sensitivity . . . deepen[s] our understanding of human resilience and how people rebuild their lives from tragic circumstances.” —KENNETH ROTH, Executive Director, Human Rights Watch “The stories in this book... (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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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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Black Lamb and Grey Falcon (07 Edition)
Black Lamb and Grey Falcon (07 Edition)
by West
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Written on the brink of World War II, Rebecca West’s classic examination of the history, people, and politics of Yugoslavia illuminates a region that is still a focus of international concern. A magnificent blend of travel journal, cultural... (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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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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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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Sarajevo Blues (98 Edition)
Sarajevo Blues (98 Edition)
by Semezdin Mehmedinovic
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From one of Bosnia’s most prominent poets and writers: spare and haunting stories and poems that were written under the horrific circumstances of the recent war in Bosnia-Hercegovina. Semezdin Mehmedinovic remained a citizen of Sarajevo throughout... (read more)

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Love Thy Neighbor: A Story of War
Love Thy Neighbor: A Story of War
by Peter Maass
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Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize Peter Maass went to the Balkans as a reporter at the height of the nightmarish war there, but this book is not traditional war reportage. Maass examines how an ordinary Serb could wake up one morning and shoot... (read more)

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Serpent in the Bosom: The Rise and Fall of Slobodan Milosevic
Serpent in the Bosom: The Rise and Fall of Slobodan Milosevic
by Lenard J Cohen
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The violent disintegration of the former Yugoslavia highlights the importance of a detailed understanding of the Balkan region. The political outlook and behavior of the Serbs and Serbian elites has been particularly bewildering to Western citizens and... (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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Published in Britain to great acclaim — a startling, gut-wrenching memoir of war, personal dissolution, and rebirth — based on the author's experiences in Bosnia. When tragedy strikes Bill Carter's life he finds himself drawn to an unlikely... (read more)

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