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Balkan genocides : holocaust and ethnic cleansing in the twentieth century

Balkan genocides : holocaust and ethnic cleansing in the twentieth century

Author: Paul Mojzes
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2011.
Series: Studies in genocide.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Details the history of the three major waves of genocide and ethnic cleansing in the Balkan peninsula and Yugoslavia during the twentieth century.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Mojzes
ISBN: 9781442206632 1442206632 9781442206656 1442206659
OCLC Number: 724673998
Description: xv, 299 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Definitions of genocide and ethnic cleansing --
The heritage of horrors --
Balkan Wars 1912-1913 : an unrecognized genocide. Epilogue : World War I as the Third Balkan War ; The Greek-Turkish Wars --
Multiple genocides of World War II : Western Balkans. Preliminary philosophical and theological concerns ; Genocide in the "Independent State of Croatia" ; Genocidal aspects of Italian occupational authorities in Yugoslav lands ; Slovenia ; Bosnia and Herzegovina --
Multiple genocides of World War II : Northeastern and Central Balkans. Belgrade and Serbia proper ; Backa and Baranja under Hungarian occupation ; The fate of the Yugoslav Army's Jewish POWs ; Montenegro ; Albania and Kosovo --
Massacres and ethnic cleansing by Cetniks ; Genocide against Roma (Gypsies) --
Multiple genocides of World War II : Southeastern Balkans. Bulgarian Jews not deported to death camps ; Macedonia ; Greece under German, Italian, and Bulgarian occupation --
Retaliatory genocides against wartime enemies. Genocide of Yugoslavia's ethnic Germans ; Massacres of Hungarians ; Ethnic cleansing of Italians ; Bleiburg and the fate of Ustase and other militaries collaborating with the Axis --
Ethnic cleansing during Yugoslavia's wars of disintegration in the 1990s. The context ; Contentious analytical issues --
War in Croatia. Overview of the war ; Was it genocide and/or ethnic cleansing? War in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Problems leading to the war ; Major events of the war ; The horrors of ethnic cleansing ; The Srebrenica genocide ; Genocidal rape ; Did genocide occur in Bosnia and Herzegovina? ; Appendix [translation of a segmant of the book Ubijanje smrti (The killing of death) by Jasmin Imamovic] --
Protracted conflict and war in Kosovo. Overview of Serbian-Kosovar Albanian relationships, 1945-1999 ; Overview of the War of 1999 ; The destruction of Serbian Orthodox holy places ; Ethnic cleansing in reverse ; Did genocides and/or ethnic cleansing occur in Kosovo? --
International Criminal Tribunal for Yugoslavia --
Onward into the twenty-first century : a postscript. Threat of genocide averted in Macedonia ; Prospects for the Balkans --
Time line.
Series Title: Studies in genocide.
Responsibility: Paul Mojzes.
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Mojzes's book concerns ethnic cleansing or genocide in the Balkans three separate times in the 20th century. He bases his analysis on both primary and secondary sources, and the scope of the work as Read more...

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