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- Indiana University Press 2011; US$ 22.95
The central role that the regime of Slobodan Milo?eviÄ? played in the bloody dissolution of Yugoslavia is well known, but Marko ?ivkoviÄ? explores another side of this time period: the stories people in Serbia were telling themselves (and others) about themselves. ?ivkoviÄ? traces the recurring ... more...
- Rough Guides 2011; US$ 23.99
The brand new "Rough Guide to Romania" is the definitive handbook to one of Europe's most fascinating, scenic and least discovered countries. The full-colour introduction highlights all the 'things not to miss', from the wilds of the Carpathian mountains to the marvellous Delta wetlands, as well as the country?s many unique festivals. Two full-colour... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 115.00
Has any good come out of the efforts to mediate the conflicts in the former Yugoslavia? The short answer is, 'Yes, but...' Mediation has brought about agreements that halted the fighting in Slovenia, Croatia and Bosnia. Yet, the negotiations took too long, and their achievements came too late. Between 1991 and 1995 some two hundred thousand people... more...
- PublicAffairs 2011; US$ 16.99
Richard Holbrooke, who died in December 2010, was a pivotal player in U.S. diplomacy for more than forty years. Most recently special envoy for Iraq and Afghanistan under President Obama, Holbrooke also served as assistant secretary of state for both Asia and Europe, and as ambassador to both Germany and the United Nations. He had a key role in brokering... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 45.00
In December 1995, Operation Joint Endeavor--the first-ever ground operation conducted by NATO and the largest military operation in Europe since World War II--sought to implement a peace agreement concluding a bloody, ethnically motivated civil war in Bosnia. The 900 cavalrymen of 1st Squadron, 4th U.S. Cavalry (Quarterhorse) and its attached units... more...
- D & M Publishers 2012; US$ 14.95
When Canadian soldier Fred Doucette went to Bosnia-Herzegovina as a peacekeeper in 1995, he had a premonition that this tour of duty would be different from anything he had previously experienced. And it was. Doucette's tour quickly became an impossible task that took a huge toll on both the residents and his fellow peacekeepers. Trapped in thier... more...
- Icon Books 2012; US$ 11.65
First published in September 1995, In Harm?s Way established itself rapidly as a classic of war reporting. Martin Bell?s was BBC TV?s principal correspondent during the war in Bosnia from 1992 to 1995. The original version of this passionate and personal account of the conflict was written while the war was still going on, some of it late at night... more...
- The History Press 2012; US$ 14.57
In May 1993, Sally Becker went to Bosnia to help victims of war, delivering medical aid and evacuating wounded children from the beseiged city of Mostar. She was dubbed the 'Angel of Mostar', and was hailed for her efforts to treat the casualties on both sides. When Milosevic ordered his troops into Kosovo her missions continued, this time on foot... more...
- Ch. Links Verlag 2012; US$ 11.50
Hauptbeschreibung Seit Januar 2007 gehört Rumänien zur Europäischen Union. Doch das Land scheint nach wie vor weit weg vom westlichen Teil des Kontinents, wo es oft nur als Armenhaus Europas wahrgenommen wird. Dabei gibt es einen starken wirtschaftlichen Aufschwung, den man nicht nur in der blühenden Kulturhauptstadt Sibiu (Hermannstadt) besichtigen... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1997; US$ 195.00
This book examines the nature of the war in the former Yugoslavia, US interests there and US perceptions of the conflict. The policies of the Bush and Clinton administrations toward the war and the factors discouraging US intervention are examined and evaluated in the context of a post-Cold War international system. Finally, the lessons for future... more...