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In the Balkans

by Nikos Economopoulos

  • 246 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Harry N. Abrams, Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Balkan Peninsula
    • Subjects:
    • Balkan Peninsula -- Pictorial works.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementphotographs by Nikos Economopoulos ; introduction by Frank Viviano.
      ContributionsViviano, Frank.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDR10.5 .E25 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination125 p. :
      Number of Pages125
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1275521M
      ISBN 100810934698
      LC Control Number95007099

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      Reading Balkans: Borders vs. Frontiers is a continuation of the project Reading Balkans that was supported by Creative Europe in This time we have put in the focus topics of borders and cooperation with refugee writers – at the time when old wounds from Balkan Wars have not yet been healed, the question of our borders still not solved, new politics of fear and nationalism is built when. 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 audiobook is not traditional war reportage. Maass examines how an ordinary Serb could wake up one morning and shoot his neighbor, once a friend - .


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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: 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(). 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 In the Balkans book 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 travel to the Balkans (or during your trip).

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 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.

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. 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. Complete summary of Misha Glenny's The Balkans. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of The Balkans.

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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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. 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.

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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.

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.

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