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  • Heil und Zerstörungby Carl Polonyi

    BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2010; US$ 56.50

    Hauptbeschreibung Warum führen Menschen begeistert Krieg, obwohl sie doch wissen könnten, dass es immer nur eine kleine Gruppe ist, die dadurch etwas gewinnt, während viele Haus, Heimat, Freunde, Verwandte, Gesundheit oder sogar das eigene Leben verlieren? Das galt auch für die Menschen in Jugoslawien, die im Verlauf der 90er Jahre des letzten Jahrhunderts... more...

  • Missions and Mediaby Felicity Jensz; Hanna Acke

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 42.95

    <P>This edited collection provides one of the most broadly reaching studies of nineteenth-century missionary periodicals through case studies of the ways in which this medium was used by various missionary societies to influence their readership, to conjure support for their missions, to construct images of the foreign 'other', and to help legitimise... more...

  • Britain, NATO and the Lessons of the Balkan Conflicts, 1991 -1999by Stephen Badsey; Paul Latawski

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 59.95

    This publication considers the lessons to be gained for Britain, the British armed forces, and for NATO as a whole, from the Yugoslav wars of dissolution (1991-1999), with particular emphasis on the Kosovo crisis. The papers come from a diverse and high quality mixture of analysts, practitioners and policy-makers. The issues developed here represent... more...

  • Sloveniaby John K. Cox

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    A clear and concise introduction to contemporary Slovenia. It examines the country's rapid transition from a collection of provinces in the southern part of the Habsburg Empire, to a republic within Yugoslavia, to an independent state and analyzes the major political and economic developments since 1991. The perfect introduction to one of Europe's... more...

  • Bosnia-Herzegovinaby Dr Neven Andjelic; Neven Andjelic

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 57.95

    When the war in Bosnia-Herzegovina broke out a baffled world sought explanations from a range of experts who offered a variety of reasons for the conflict. The author of this study takes Bosnian affairs seriously and in so doing makes it much easier to grasp why the war occurred. more...

  • Disjointed Warby Bruce R. Nardulli; Walter L. Perry; Bruce Pirnie

    RAND Corporation 2002; US$ 9.95

    The 1999 military operation in Kosovo had several deficiences in joint military operations. This study examines all aspects of the conflict, including its political and historical underpinnings, in an attempt to understand these deficiences and to recommend improvements. more...

  • State Building and International Intervention in Bosniaby Roberto Belloni

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 160.00

    The presence of international missions in weak and failing states across the globe confirms that multi-lateral involvement has become a strategic imperative to secure international peace and security. With demands for democratic governance and peaceful coexistence in countries such as Afghanistan and Iraq, the questions and issues addressed in Bosnia... more...

  • Croatiaby Zoran Pavlovic

    Infobase Publishing 2002; US$ 30.00

    These information-packed volumes provide comprehensive overviews of each nation's people, geography, history, government, economy, and culture more...

  • Kosovoby Tim Judah

    Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 10.99

    c Preface: Why Kosovo?. Who are the Albanians?. Who are the Serbs?. Why is Kosovo so important to Serbs?. A Brief History. Kosovo in World War Two. Kosovo in Yugoslavia. The Beginning of the end. Who was Milosevic? How did he use Kosovo?. The birth of the Kosovo Liberation Army. The UN years. 1999 - ?. Who wants what?. Kosovo and the Region. Kosovo... 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...