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  • Claiming Macedoniaby George C. Papavizas

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2006; US$ 45.00

    For nearly 130 years, the Greeks, the Bulgarians, and the Yugoslavs have fought over the question of who has the historical and demographic rights to use the name "Macedonia." Historically the land of Philip II and Alexander the Great, Aristotle, Mount Olympus and the Greek gods, Macedonia boasts an impressive cultural heritage that the Greeks... more...

  • Working in the Killing Fieldsby Howard Ball

    Potomac Books 2015; US$ 27.50

    While the specifics of individual wars vary, they share a common epilogue: the task of finding and identifying the ?disappeared.? The Bosnian war of the early 1990s, which destroyed the sovereign state of Yugoslavia, is no exception. In Working in the Killing Fields , Howard Ball focuses on recent developments in the technology of forensic science... more...

  • Beyond the Mountains of the Damnedby Matthew McAllester

    NYU Press 2001; US$ 26.00

    A journalist examines the war in Kosovo.PW Best Book of the Year - Nonfiction, 2002 more...

  • The Dark Tourism of the Bosnian Screenby Edward Alexander

    Andrews UK 2015; US$ 2.99

    How is it possible that despite the destruction of its infrastructure during the Siege of Sarajevo in the 1990s, Bosnian cinema rapidly rose to claim many of the most prestigious awards in world cinema during the 2000s? Were Bosnian films simply ‘better’ than those from neighbouring post-Yugoslav countries? Perhaps not. This work proposes... more...

  • Der lyrische Augenblickby Milan Herold; Michael Bernsen

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 108.82

    Der Augenblick ist Ewigkeit ? Goethes Satz fasst prägnant den Anspruch und die besondere Komplexität des Begriffes ?Augenblick?. Er kann so Unterschiedliches bezeichnen wie Ekstase, leere Gegenwart oder Epiphanie. Der vorliegende Band untersucht die semantische Fülle des Begriffes anhand von paradigmatischen Beispielen aus der italienischen,... more...

  • Ethnic Cleansing in the Balkansby Cathie Carmichael

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 180.00

    Ethnic Cleansing in the Balkans looks at the phenomenon of ethnic cleansing in the Balkans over the last two hundred years. It argues that the events that occurred during this time can be demystified, that the South East of Europe was not destined to become violent and that constructions of the Balkans as endemically violent misses a important political... more...

  • The Former Yugoslavia at the Turn of the Twenty-First Centuryby Ian Jeffries

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    This book focuses on the recent political and economic events in the former Yugoslavia. The author presents a clear, detailed and accessible breakdown of the developments in: Bosnia-Hercegovina, Croatia, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Slovenia and the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro). The role of the West in the more... more...

  • The Social Construction of Man, the State and Warby Franke Wilmer

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 53.95

    The Social Construction of Man, the State, and War is the fist book on conflict in the former Yugoslavia to look seriously at the issue of ethnic identity, rather than treating it as a given, an unquestionable variable. Combining detailed analysis with a close reading of historical narratives, documentary evidence, and first-hand interviews conducted... more...

  • International Intervention in the Balkans since 1995by Peter Siani-Davies

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 180.00

    This volume offers an analysis of the activities of the international community in the Balkans since the 1995 Dayton Agreement. There has been substantial investment in the region but so far the gains have been limited and doubts remain as to the extent that sustainable security has been enhanced. There is a need for serious reassessment of policies... more...

  • Effects of War on the Environment: Croatiaby Mervyn Richardson

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 353.00

    Following the cessation of hostilities in Croatia, the task begins of assessing the damage caused and the remedial work needed. After several visits to the country on behalf of UNIDO, Mervyn Richardson has compiled a dossier detailing the effects of warfare on the environment. He discusses in detail the destruction of the Croation chemical industry... more...