The Balkans

The Balkans

From Constantinople to Communism

Book - 2004
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The tragedies of Bosnia and Kosovo are often explained away as the unchangeable legacy of 'centuries-old hatreds'. In this richly detailed, expertly balanced chronicle of the Balkans across fifteen centuries, Hupchick sets a complicated record straight. Organized around the three great civilizations of the region - Western European, Orthodox Christian and Muslim - this is a much-needed guide to the political, social, cultural and religious threads of Balkan history, with a clear, convincing account of the reasons for nationalist violence and terror.
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2004, c2002
ISBN: 9781403964175
1403964173
Branch Call Number: 949.6 Hup
Characteristics: xxxiii, 468 p. : maps ; 24 cm

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