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  • 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$ 97.99

    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...

  • Rumänienby Hilke Gerdes

    Ch. Links Verlag 2012; US$ 9.53

    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$ 36.99

    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...

  • Die Republik Kosovo - Der jüngste Staat Europasby Olaf Leiße; Martin Roth; Christian Gesellmann

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2013; US$ 68.33

    Die Republik Kosovo, der jüngste Staat Europas : eine politische Bestandsaufnahme seit der Unabhängigkeitserklärung more...

  • Tell It to the Worldby Eliott Behar

    Dundurn 2014; US$ 11.99

    A young prosecutor struggles to understand the magnitude of the genocide in Kosovo and the failings of the international justice system. The story of many remarkable men, women, and children who travelled thousands of miles in order to tell the world what happened to their loved ones. more...

  • Bosnia-Herzegovinaby David Owen

    Liverpool University Press 2013; US$ 72.99

    In 1992 David Owen was appointed the EU Co-Chairman of the International Conference on the Former Yugoslavia, working alongside the UN's Co-Chairman, Cyrus Vance. The papers collected here provide a fascinating insider's account of the intense international political activity at that time, which culminated in the Vance-Owen Peace Plan. more...