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  • Becoming Slav, Becoming Croatby Danijel Dzino

    BRILL 2010; US$ 154.00

    Drawing on the new ways of reading and studying ancient and early medieval sources, this book explores the appearance of the Croat identity in early medieval Dalmatia. more...

  • The Middle Ages between the Eastern Alps and the Northern Adriaticby Peter ?tih

    BRILL 2010; US$ 251.00

    Following contemporary approaches and current trends in historiography, the book in 18 papersdeals with the history of Slovene and neighbouring territories in the Middle Ages, and Slovene historiography related to the period. It makes the medieval history of this part of Europe accessible to the widest range of researchers. 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$ 55.00

    Culture and Customs of Croatia offers an expert insider's look at a Balkan nation which, for the first time since the 12th century, is free to draw on its own traditions to determine its political, philosophical, and cultural identity. Culture and Customs of Croatia provides a comprehensive overview of Croatian art and culture with an emphasis... more...

  • Post-War Identificationby Torsten Kolind

    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...

  • Historical Dictionary of Kosovoby Robert Elsie

    Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 99.99

    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...

  • Serbian Dreambookby Marko ?ivkoviÄ?

    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...

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

    Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 39.99

    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...

  • Macedonia and the Macedoniansby Andrew Rossos

    Hoover Institution Press 2008; US$ 24.99

    This detailed volume surveys the history of Macedonia from 600 BC to the present day, with an emphasis on the past two centuries. It reveals how the so-called Macedonian question has long dominated Balkan politics, and how for well over a century and a half, it was the central issue dividing Balkan peoples, as neighboring Bulgaria, Greece, and Serbia... more...

  • Ethno-Baroqueby Rozita Dimova

    Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 120.00

    In post-1991 Macedonia, Barok furniture came to represent affluence and success during a period of transition to a new market economy. This furniture marked the beginning of a larger Baroque style that influenced not only interior decorations in people's homes but also architecture and public spaces. By tracing the signifier Baroque, the book examines... more...