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  • Contested Nationalismby Nina Caspersen

    Berghahn Books 2010; US$ 75.00

    "Only unity saves the Serbs" is the famous call for unity in the Serb nationalist doctrine. But even though this doctrine was ideologically adhered to by most of the Serb leaders in Croatia and Bosnia, disunity characterized Serb politics during the Yugoslav disintegration and war. Nationalism was contested and nationalist claims to homogeneity... more...

  • The Formation of Croatian National Identityby Alex Bellamy

    Manchester University Press 2003; US$ 74.95

    This volume assesses the formation of Croatian national identity in the 1990s. It develops a novel framework calling into question both primordial and modernist approaches to nationalism and national identity before applying that framework to Croatia. In more...

  • New Perspectives on Yugoslaviaby Dejan Djokic; James Ker-Lindsay

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 51.95

    Nearly twenty years after it ceased to exist as a multinational federation, Yugoslavia still has the power to provoke controversy and debate. Bringing together contributions from twelve of the leading scholars of modern and contemporary South East Europe, this volume explores the history of Yugoslavia from creation to dissolution. more...

  • Surviving the Bosnian Genocideby Selma Leydesdorff; Kay Richardson

    Indiana University Press 2011; US$ 24.95

    In July 1995, the Army of the Serbian Republic killed some 8,000 Bosnian men and boys in and around the town of Srebrenica -- the largest mass murder in Europe since World War II. Surviving the Bosnian Genocide is based on the testimonies of 60 female survivors of the massacre who were interviewed by... more...

  • The Unquiet Americanby Derek Chollet; Samantha Power

    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...

  • United States Cavalry Peacekeepers in Bosniaby Mark A. Viney

    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...

  • Empty Casingby Fred Doucette

    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...

  • Sunflowers and Snipersby Sally Becker

    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...

  • The A to Z of Sloveniaby Leopoldina Plut-Pregelj; Carole Rogel

    Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 33.99

    The A to Z of Slovenia covers the history of Slovenia and its struggle to gain independence from communism. This is done through a detailed chronology, an introduction, appendixes, a bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on some of the more significant persons, places, and events; institutions and organizations; and political,... more...

  • After Yugoslaviaby Radmila Gorup

    Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 65.00

    The book brings together many of the best known commentators and scholars who write about former Yugoslavia. The essays focus on the post-Yugoslav cultural transition and try to answer questions about what has been gained and what has been lost since the dissolution of the common country. Most of the contributions can be seen as current attempts to... more...