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  • Violence Taking Placeby Andrew Herscher

    Stanford University Press 2010; US$ 22.95

    The first history ever of violence against architecture as political violence, this book examines the case of the former Yugoslavia and the ways in which architecture is a site where power, agency, and ethnicity are constituted. more...

  • Peace Lost: The Failure of Conflict Prevention in Kosovoby Marc Weller

    BRILL 2009; US$ 72.00

    This book traces the failure of international action in Kosovo from the late 1980s until NATO intervention in 1999, and endeavours to explain why, during that time, so many opportunities for making peace were squandered. Applying methodology developed by the EU Conflict Prevention Network, it divides the conflict into four main phases and examines... more...

  • Heavenly Serbiaby Branimir Anzulovic

    NYU Press 1999; US$ 40.00

    As violence and turmoil continue to define the former Yugoslavia, basic questions remain unanswered: What are the forces behind the Serbian expansionist drive that has brought death and destruction to Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Kosovo? How did the Serbs rationalize, and rally support for, this genocidal activity? Heavenly Serbia traces... more...

  • Loyal Unto Deathby Keith Brown

    Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 24.99

    The underground Macedonian Revolutionary Organization recruited and mobilized over 20,000 supporters to take up arms against the Ottoman Empire between 1893 and 1903. Challenging conventional wisdom about the role of ethnic and national identity in Balkan history, Keith Brown focuses on social and cultural mechanisms of loyalty to describe the circuits... more...

  • Security, Democracy and War Crimesby James Gow; Ivan Zverzhanovski

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 110.00

    This book examines how the war crime legacy resulting from the Yugoslav war of the 1990s on political and military transformation in Serbia was an impediment to security reform, democratization and the achievement of Western standards in the Belgrade armed forces. more...

  • The Beka-Ocizla Cave Systemby Martin Knez; Metka Petric; Tadej Slabe; Stanka Sebela

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 74.00

    This book offers information derived from extensive karstological and planning studies for a proposed railway on the Venice-Kiev European Railway Corridor, between the northern Adriatic ports of Koper, Slovenia and Trieste, Italy and the interior of Slovenia. more...

  • Bosnia and Herzegovinaby Francine Friedman

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    Emerging from communism in the early 1990s, the new state of Bosnia and Herzegovina was immediately embroiled in devastating ethnonationalist conflict. Now an international protectorate, the choices of its elites may well propel Bosnia either to a stable future, integrated into an expanding European entity, or to a future filled with insecurity, conflict,... more...

  • Understanding the War in Kosovoby Florian Bieber; Zidas Daskalovski

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 57.95

    The war in Kosovo has been a defining moment in post-Cold War Europe. Kosovo has great importance beyond the Balkans as the most ambitious attempt of the international community to prevent internal conflicts and rebuild a society destroyed by war and ethnic cleansing. As the danger of ethnic conflict prevails in the region and elsewhere around the... more...

  • Frontiers and Ghettosby James Ron

    University of California Press 2003; US$ 28.95 US$ 24.61

    James Ron uses controversial comparisons between Serbia and Israel to present a novel theory of state violence. Formerly a research consultant to Human Rights Watch and the International Red Cross, Ron witnessed remarkably different patterns of state coercion. Frontiers and Ghettos presents an institutional approach to state violence, drawing on... more...

  • The New Macedonian Questionby James Pettifer

    Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 60.00

    The Macedonian question has been at the heart of the Balkan crisis for most of the twentieth century. This important book is the first to bring together international experts to analyse the recent history of Macedonia since the break-up of Yugoslavia, and includes seminal analyses of key issues in ethnic relations, politics, and recent history. It... more...