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  • DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Croatiaby DK Publishing

    DK Publishing 2013; US$ 23.00

    Now available in PDF format. The DK Eyewitness Croatia Travel Guide is your indispensible guide to this beautiful part of the world. The fully updated guide includes unique cutaways, floorplans and reconstructions of the must-see sites, plus street-by-street maps of all the fascinating cities and towns. The new-look guide is also packed with... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Croatiaby Robert Stallaerts

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 129.99

    The third edition of the Historical Dictionary of Croatia relates the history of this country through a detailed chronology, an introduction, a bibliography, and cross-referenced dictionary entries on significant persons, places, and events; institutions and organizations; and political, economic, social, cultural, and religious facets. more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Culture and Customs of Croatiaby Marilyn Cvitanic

    ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 50.00

    In the aftermath of the 1990s Balkan War and its own internal wars, the nation of Croatia has emerged as an independent country. But it is by no means a new nation. Croatia had been an autonomous country in the past—a kingdom. But that was approximately 900 years ago. 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...

  • Mediation in the Yugoslav Warsby Professor Saadia Touval

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 120.00

    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...

  • 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...