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    Alex Dragnich
  • Serbia's Historical Heritage The collection of essays grew out of a July 1990 symposium sponsored by the American Serbian Heritage Foundation, held in Washington, DC. Essays deal with the cultural legacy of Serbian society in the middle ages, Serbian survival in the years after the Battle of Kosovo, the country's political development in the 19th century...

  • Serbs and Croats: The Struggle in Yugoslavia In this highly informative account, Professor Dragnich discusses the ideals and hopes that the South Slavs brought to Yugoslavia, their tortured attempt to create a workable political system, and the reasons behind the recent chaos and violence.

  • Daniel J. Elazar
  • The Balkan Jewish Communities:Yugoslavia, Bulgaria, Greece, & Turkey by Daniel J. Elazar, Harriet P. Friedenreich, Bruce Hazzan, Adina W. Liberles

  • Harriet Pass Freidenreich
  • Jews of Yugoslavia: A Quest for Community

  • C. E. J. Fryer Fryer
  • The Destruction of Serbia in 1915
    Chronicles Serbian resistance to the Central Powers during the first eighteen months of World War I.

  • Michael Ignatieff
  • Virtual War: Kosovo and Beyond
    A brilliant analysis of the conflict in Kosovo and what it means for the future of warfare, by internationally renowned journalist and commentator Michael Ignatieff

  • Robert D. Kaplan
  • Balkan Ghosts: A Journey Through History

  • Mladen Lazic
  • Protest in Belgrade: Winter of Discontent
    Protest in Belgrade addresses one of the most important social movements of this decade - the civil and student peace demonstrations which took place in Belgrade during the winter of 1996/97. The demonstrations were the largest ever in history and attracted global media attention and worldwide media attention. This in-depth study of a society calling for democracy, is based on interviews with over 1000 civilians and students

  • Florence Hamlish Levinsohn
  • Belgrade: Among the Serbs
    Levinsohn, a journalist specializing in politics and urban affairs, questions the perception of Serbian guilt in the Balkan conflict. She explores the causes of the war, the role of the Serbs as villains, and analyzes the Serbian national character through conversations with intellectuals in the capital city of Belgrade.

  • Julie Mertus
  • Kosovo: How Myths and Truths Started a War
    Julie Mertus provides one of the first comprehensive looks at the explosive situation in Kosovo, where years of simmering tensions between Serbs and Albanians erupted in armed conflict in 1998. In a profound and detailed study of national identity and ethnic conflict, Mertus demonstrates how myths and truths can start a war.
  • David Owen
  • Balkan Odyssey

  • Marina Polvay
  • All Along the Danube: Recipes from... Recipes from Germany, Austria, Czechoslovakia, Yugoslavia, Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria (Hippocrene International Cookbooks)

  • Gojko Subotic
  • Art of Kosovo: The Sacred Land

  • Rebecca West
  • Black Lamb and Grey Falcon: A Journey Through Yugoslavia

  • Aleksandar Zograf
  • Bulletins from Serbia : E-Mails & Cartoon Strips From Beyond the Front Line
    Aleksandar Zograf, an artist and cartoonist based in Pancevo, 15 kilometres outside Belgrade, Serbia, has been documenting the conflict in Yugoslavia since it first came into being in the early nineties. The resulting comics and books - including Life Under Sanctions, Psychonaut, Alas and Dream Watcher - have been critically acclaimed, translated into many languages...