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  • The Under a Croatian Sun - From grey Britain to a sunny isle: one couple's dream comes true.by Anthony Stancomb

    John Blake Publishing 2014; US$ 5.99

    Many of us have dreamed about upping sticks, leaving the humdrum of urban living for a new life of blue skies, warm sunshine and sparkling seas. For Anthony and Ivana Stancomb, moving from Fulham to Vis, the remotest island off the coast of Croatia, was easy, but fitting in with the locals was one of the hardest things they had ever had to do.Under... more...

  • Terra Incognitaby Joseph Isaac Abrahams

    UPA 2014; US$ 45.50

    Terra Incognita provides an autobiographical account of Joseph Abrahams’ 75-year career as a psychoanalyst with extensive scientific data, life-altering discoveries, and insightful conclusions. Each chapter of Terra Incognita represents a different stage of Abrahams’ career, from its prescient wartime beginnings to its post-retirement studies... more...

  • Claiming Macedoniaby George C. Papavizas

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2006; US$ 45.00

    For nearly 130 years, the Greeks, the Bulgarians, and the Yugoslavs have fought over the question of who has the historical and demographic rights to use the name "Macedonia." Historically the land of Philip II and Alexander the Great, Aristotle, Mount Olympus and the Greek gods, Macedonia boasts an impressive cultural heritage that the Greeks... more...

  • Beyond the Mountains of the Damnedby Matthew McAllester

    NYU Press 2001; US$ 26.00

    A journalist examines the war in Kosovo.PW Best Book of the Year - Nonfiction, 2002 more...

  • State Building and International Intervention in Bosniaby Roberto Belloni

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 47.95

    The presence of international missions in weak and failing states across the globe confirms that multi-lateral involvement has become a strategic imperative to secure international peace and security. With demands for democratic governance and peaceful coexistence in countries such as Afghanistan and Iraq, the questions and issues addressed in Bosnia... more...

  • Sloveniaby John K. Cox

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    A clear and concise introduction to contemporary Slovenia. It examines the country's rapid transition from a collection of provinces in the southern part of the Habsburg Empire, to a republic within Yugoslavia, to an independent state and analyzes the major political and economic developments since 1991. The perfect introduction to one of Europe's... more...

  • Romaniaby Lucian Boia

    Reaktion Books 2004; US$ 27.00

    Romania occupies a unique position on the map of Eastern Europe. It is a country that presents many paradoxes. In this book the preeminent Romanian historian Lucian Boia examines his native land's development from the Middle Ages to modern times, delineating its culture, history, language, politics and ethnic identity. Boia introduces us to the heroes... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of the Republic of Macedoniaby Dimitar Bechev

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 110.00

    The Historical Dictionary of the Republic of Macedonia traces the key political, socio-economic, and cultural developments in the multiethnic mosaic that is Republic of Macedonia following its secession from the Yugoslav federation in the autumn of 1991. It also surveys often overlooked topics, such as the social transformations underwent in the course... more...

  • 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...