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  • 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...

  • Croatia - Culture Smart!by Irina Ban

    Kuperard 2010; US$ 9.95

    Culture Smart! provides essential information on attitudes, beliefs and behavior in different countries, ensuring that you arrive at your destination aware of basic manners, common courtesies, and sensitive issues. These concise guides tell you what to expect, how to behave, and how to establish a rapport with your hosts. This inside knowledge will... more...

  • YU-Nostalgie in Slowenien: Das Phänomen der Nostalgie als Produkt der Transformationby Josefina Bajer

    Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 38.51

    Das vorliegende Buch ist das Endprodukt einer Forschungsarbeit zum Phänomen der YU-Nostalgie in Slowenien. Der Leitfrage folgend "Was wird erinnert und warum wird gerade dies erinnert?" geht Josefina Bajer vom kulturwissenschaftlichen Forschungsstand zum Thema Nostalgie aus. Sie untersucht das Phänomen der YU-Nostalgie im nördlichsten Land des ehemaligen... 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 pastÑa kingdom. But that was approximately 900 years ago. 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$ 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...

  • 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 Rough Guide to Romaniaby Darren (Norm) Longley; Tim Burford

    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...

  • Rumänienby Hilke Gerdes

    Ch. Links Verlag 2012; US$ 11.65

    Hauptbeschreibung Seit Januar 2007 gehört Rumänien zur Europäischen Union. Doch das Land scheint nach wie vor weit weg vom westlichen Teil des Kontinents, wo es oft nur als Armenhaus Europas wahrgenommen wird. Dabei gibt es einen starken wirtschaftlichen Aufschwung, den man nicht nur in der blühenden Kulturhauptstadt Sibiu (Hermannstadt) besichtigen... more...

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

    Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 33.99

    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...