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- Aarhus University Press 2008; US$ 58.95
Stolac, the town of departure for this book and the site where the author conducted fieldwork, is located in the south-western corner of Bosnia Herzegovina. The war in Bosnia Herzegovina (1992-95) was initially an act of aggression and territorial conquest instigated by Serbian political leaders. However, as the war progressed, it increasingly came... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 89.99
This second edition of the Historical Dictionary of Kosovo relates the history of Kosovo through a chronology, an introductory essay, an extensive bibliography, and over 400 cross-referenced dictionary entries on significant persons, places, and events; institutions and organizations; and political, economic, social, cultural, and religious facets.... more...
- 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...
- I.B.Tauris 2005; US$ 29.00
The hostilities that saw the break-up of Tito?s Yugoslavia ravaged the Balkans and generated some of the most tragic episodes in modern history. War and Peace in the Balkans explores the history of the conflict and its themes from an insider?s perspective. In this independent and critical account, Ian Oliver uses his extensive experience in the region... more...
- 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$ 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...
- 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...