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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$ 65.00

    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 Serbia's... more...

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

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 105.00

    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...

  • Bosnia and Herzegovinaby Francine Friedman

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 170.00

    Containing chapters on the country's history, economics, international relations and politics, this book provides social scientists with an accessible overview of contemporary Bosnia and Herzegovina. more...

  • Understanding the War in Kosovoby Florian Bieber; Zidas Daskalovski

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 57.95

    This is a comprehensive survey of developments in Kosovo leading up to, during and after the war in 1999, providing additionally the international and regional framework to the conflict. more...

  • Frontiers and Ghettosby James Ron

    University of California Press 2003; US$ 30.95

    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 Conflict Over Kosovoby Stephen T. Hosmer

    RAND Corporation 2001; US$ 9.95

    This report examines the reasons Slobodan Milosevic decided on June 3, 1999 to accept NATO's conditions for terminating the conflict over Kosovo. It also explores the political, economic, and military developments, as well as the expectations and concerns that influenced his decision. more...

  • European Contributions to Operation Allied Forceby John E. Peters

    RAND Corporation 2001; US$ 9.95

    An assessment of Operation Allied Force, the 1999 NATO air campaign that sought to prevent a wider humanitarian disaster in Kosovo, this work provides perspectives from both sides of the Atlantic as well as political and military implications for the USA and its allies. more...

  • Balkan Holocausts?by David Bruce Macdonald

    Manchester University Press 2003; US$ 74.95

    Comparing and contrasting Serbian and Croatian propaganda from 1986 to 1999, this text analyses each group's contemporary interpretations of history and current events, offering a discussion of holocaust imagery and the history of victim-centred writing in nationalist theory. more...