4 edition of The Balkans (Large Print Edition) found in the catalog.
February 22, 2007
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||328|
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A list of books on the Balkans really needs a look at Serbia, and Tim Judah’s book has the telling subtitle “History, Myth and the Destruction of Yugoslavia.” The Balkans book is an attempt to examine what happened and how it has affected Serbs, rather than just being a tabloid attack.
This book studies the decisions that ordinary people must make under the stress of war to save themselves, their families and their countries. The spies of the Balkans are ordinary people who took extraordinary actions during the horror of World War II/5().
The book glosses over the 20th century, but given the vast scope of the subject matter, the entire Balkans, that's understandable. All in all an OK introductory book to the Balkans, and given that so few books exist on this topic it deserves four by: Much of the book is actually about the Ottoman Empire, which ruled the Balkans during the period when distinct national identities began to form.
Contrary to later nationalist myth, the lines between Bulgarian, Serbian and Bosnian This is a really gifted example of how to /5.
One of my goals while travelling the last couple of years was to read books set in the countries we were travelling. Finding novels about the Balkans wasn’t as easy as some other areas (my India reading list could have gone on forever) but with the help of some other book-lovers, I managed to compile a list of great books to read before you The Balkans book to the Balkans (or during your trip).
Complete summary of Misha Glenny's The Balkans. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of The Balkans. A landmark reassessment, The Balkans rescues the region’s history from the various ideological camps that have held it hostage for their own ends, not least the need to justify nonintervention.
The heart of the book deals with events from the emergence of the nation-state onward. A Reader's Guide to the Balkans. By Robert D. Kaplan. Ap ; Her book is filled with the most subtle of tangents, which go on for thousands of words. By concentrating on the minutiae. A skillful navigation of the stormy seas of Balkan history.
In this brief but significant account, Mazower (Dark Continent, ) dispels a number of common misconceptions about one of the most misunderstood regions (and peoples) in the maintains that violence is no more endemic to the Balkans than any other part of Europe, for example, and that for most of its history the area had.
The Fall of Yugoslavia: The Third Balkan War, Third Revised Edition “Vigorous, passionate, humane, and extremely readable For an account of what has actually happened Glenny’s book so far stands unparalleled.”—The New Republic The fall o.
Three authors discussed the breakdown of Yugoslavia and the future of the Balkan states. Mazower is the author of [The Balkans: A Short History], published by Modern Library, which argues against. The Balkans (/ ˈ b ɔː l k ə n z / BAWL-kənz), also known as the Balkan Peninsula, is a geographic area in Southeast Europe with various definitions and meanings, including geopolitical and historical.
The region takes its name from the Balkan Mountains that stretch throughout the whole of Bulgaria from the Serbian–Bulgarian border to the Black Sea coast. The Balkan Peninsula is bordered Location: Southeastern Europe.
Cramming in more history, culture and spectacular scenery than seems entirely reasonable for its size, the Western Balkans is one of Europe's most intriguing regions. Rocky mountains and terracotta-roofed towns plunge spectacularly into crystal-clear waters all along the Adriatic coast.
Among all the crowded beach resorts, Croatia's myriad. Imagining the Balkans is a book by the Bulgarian academic Maria book was published by Oxford University Press in United States on (ISBN ), with the second and enlarged edition being published in In it author developed the concept of Balkanism inspired by Edward Said’s Orientalism, yet the author also underlines how scholars of Orientalism Author: Maria Todorova.
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The Balkans, Split, Croatia. K likes. On this page we strive to create and maintain a peaceful space where people of the Balkans can get to know, accept and respect ers: K. In this sense, the book is very timely and sheds much light on the present the extremely popular "Balkan Ghosts", Glenny simply doesn't buy the notion that the recent conflicts in the Balkans are principally the result of ancient ethno-religious hatreds and stubborn intractibility, but instead forcefully and convincingly argues 5/5(5).
"S. may very well be one of the strongest books about war you will ever readThe writing is taut, precise, and masterful." -The Philadelphia Enquirer Set induring the height of the Bosnian war, S. reveals one of the most horrifying aspects of any war: the rape and torture of civilian women by occupying forces.
is the story of a Bosnian woman in exile who has just given birth to Reviews: 7. A Novel About the Balkans." The book forced me to stare at an already half-forgotten horror: the Bosnian war ofin which the Serbian minority laid siege to.
The central Balkans were part of the Roman and Byzantine Empires before ethnic Serbs migrated to the territories of modern Kosovo in the 7th century.
During the medieval period, Kosovo became the center of a Serbian Empire and saw the construction of many important Serb religious sites, including many architecturally significant Serbian.
I would also like to know a reliable, honest and very good tour operator in the Balkans that I can book a customized tour from. Since I am just in the planning stage, I can refine my itinerary and hope to come up with an amazing trip of a lifetime and come away not feeling that I .About The Balkans This unique and lively history of Balkan geopolitics since the early nineteenth century gives readers the essential historical background to recent events in this war-torn area.
No other book covers the entire region, or offers such profound insights into the roots of Balkan violence, or explains so vividly the origins of.Balkans Tours and Trips / A trip to the Balkan region will allow you to explore one of the least visited parts of Balkans is a cultural melting pot offering a broad range of destinations, and your tour might include enchanting cities like Dubrovnik in Croatia, astounding architectural accomplishments like Turkey’s Hagia Sophia, or ancient monuments like the Acropolis in 5/5.