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Habits of the Balkan Heart: Social Character and the Fall of Communism
Habits of the Balkan Heart: Social Character and the Fall of Communism
by Stjepan G Mestrovic
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Almost as soon as Communism fell in Eastern Europe in 1989, Western politicians and intellectuals concluded that the West had "won" the Cold War and that liberal democracy had triumphed over authoritarianism in the world. Euphoria spread with the... (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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The Politics of Greed: How Privatization Structured Politics in Central and Eastern Europe (World Social Change)
The Politics of Greed: How Privatization Structured Politics in Central and Eastern Europe (World Social Change)
by Andrew Harrison Schwartz
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An in-depth political history of privatization in Central and Eastern Europe, The Politics of Greed demonstrates that the way that assets are privatized matters, both with respect to national economic performance and the successful development of the... (read more)

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Infidelities: Stories of War and Lust (P.S.)
Infidelities: Stories of War and Lust (P.S.)
by Josip Novakovich
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Tragicomedy of the highest order, this stellar collection is Croatian writer Novakovich's best ever. Hailed as one of the best short story writers of the 1990s, Josip Novakovich was praised by the New York Times for writing fiction that has "the crackle... (read more)

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Police in Transition
Police in Transition
by Andras Kadar
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The result of a survey by the Hungarian Helsinki Committee concerning the mode and extent of changes police forces of the post-communist countries have undergone since 1989 -- 1990. Written by internationally acknowledged experts of policing and... (read more)

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Al-Qaida's Jihad in Europe: The Afghan-Bosnian Network
Al-Qaida's Jihad in Europe: The Afghan-Bosnian Network
by Evan F Kohlmann
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Why did so many of the 9/11 hijackers spend time in Germany? How did terrorist sleeper cells plant themselves in cities like London, Paris, Rome, and Hamburg? What exactly is Al-Qaida's connection to Europe? Terrorism analyst Evan F. Kohlmann unveils a... (read more)

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Balkan Idols: Religion and Nationalism in Yugoslav States (Religion and Global Politics)
Balkan Idols: Religion and Nationalism in Yugoslav States (Religion and Global Politics)
by Vjekoslav Perica
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Reporting from the heartland of Yugoslavia in the 1970s, Washington Post correspondent Dusko Doder described "a landscape of Gothic spires, Islamic mosques, and Byzantine domes." A quarter century later, this landscape lay in ruins. In addition to... (read more)

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Fracture Zone : A Return to the Balkans
Fracture Zone : A Return to the Balkans
by Simon Winchester
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Terrible things have been going on in the Balkans for centuries, and they are likely to go on for centuries more to come. It is an area of great contrasts -- geographically beautiful, yet the underlying crust of the region is cracked along great tectonic... (read more)

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Serbs and Croats: Struggle N Yugoslovia
Serbs and Croats: Struggle N Yugoslovia
by Alex N Dragnich
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In this highly informative account, Professor Dragnich discusses the ideals and hopes that the South Slavs brought to Yugoslavia, their tortured attempt to create a workable political system, and the reasons behind the recent chaos and violence. "Concise,... (read more)

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Bosnia: A Short History
Bosnia: A Short History
by Noel Malcolm
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This updated edition of Noel Malcolm's highly-acclaimed Bosnia: A Short History provides the reader with the most comprehensive narrative history of Bosnia in the English language. Malcolm examines the different religious and ethnic inhabitants of Bosnia,... (read more)

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Logavina Street: Life and Death in a Sarajevo Neighborhood
Logavina Street: Life and Death in a Sarajevo Neighborhood
by Barbara Demick
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Logavina Street was a microcosm of Sarajevo, a six-block-long history lesson. For four centuries, it existed as a quiet residential area in a charming city long known for its ethnic and religious tolerance. On this street of 240 families, Muslims and... (read more)

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Ruined Landscapes: Paintings of the Balkan War Zone
Ruined Landscapes: Paintings of the Balkan War Zone
by Ross Yockey
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Yockey's text and Buxton's paintings capture five hundred years of conflict in Bosnia among Serbs, Muslims, and Croats.... (read more)

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To End a War (98 Edition)
To End a War (98 Edition)
by Richard Holbrooke
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"        One of the most important and readable diplomatic memoirs of recent times. . . . His account should restore some respect to the much maligned art of diplomacy." --The Washington Post "   ... (read more)

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Budapest 1900 : a Historical Portrait of a City and Its Culture (88 Edition)
Budapest 1900 : a Historical Portrait of a City and Its Culture (88 Edition)
by John Lukacs
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"Lukacs's book is a lyrical, sometimes dazzling, never merely nostalgic evocation of a glorious period in the city's history. . . . {His} true sympathy lies . . . not with the famous expatriates, but with the writers and intellectuals who lived and died... (read more)

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Religion in an Expanding Europe
Religion in an Expanding Europe
by Timothy A Byrnes
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Argues that religious factors are stumbling blocks rather than stepping stones in European integration.... (read more)

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Decades of Crisis: Central and Eastern Europe Before World War II
Decades of Crisis: Central and Eastern Europe Before World War II
by Ivan T Berend
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A history of Eastern Europe between the two World Wars.... (read more)

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The Crosses of Auschwitz: Nationalism and Religion in Post-Communist Poland
The Crosses of Auschwitz: Nationalism and Religion in Post-Communist Poland
by Genevieve Zubrzycki
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In the summer and fall of 1998, ultranationalist Polish Catholics erected hundreds of crosses outside Auschwitz, setting off a fierce debate that pitted Catholics and Jews against one another. While this controversy had ramifications that extended well... (read more)

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With Their Backs to the World: Portraits from Serbia
With Their Backs to the World: Portraits from Serbia
by Asne Seierstad
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From beloved international reporter Åsne Seierstad comes a remarkable exploration of the lives of ordinary Serbs under the regime of Slobodan Milosevic-during the dramatic events leading up to his fall, and finally in the troubled years that... (read more)

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Transformation of Cities in Central and Eastern Europe: Towards Globalization
Transformation of Cities in Central and Eastern Europe: Towards Globalization
by F E Ian Hamilton
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This book identifies and describes the inter- and intra-urban transformations of Central and Eastern European cities. The authors discuss the similarities and differences between significant Central and Eastern European cities, comparing patterns of... (read more)

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Between the Brown and the Red: Nationalism, Catholicism, and Communism in Twentieth-Century Poland--The Politics of Boleslaw Piasecki (Ohio University Press Polish and Polish-American Studies)
Between the Brown and the Red: Nationalism, Catholicism, and Communism in Twentieth-Century Poland--The Politics of Boleslaw Piasecki (Ohio University Press Polish and Polish-American Studies)
by Mikolaj Stanislaw Kunicki
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In this study of the relationship of nationalism, communism, authoritarianism, and religion in twentieth-century Poland, Mikolaj Kunicki shows how the country’s communist rulers tried to adapt communism to local traditions, particularly... (read more)

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