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Balkan ghosts : a journey through history

Author: Robert D Kaplan
Publisher: New York : Picador : Distributed by Holtzbrinck Publishers, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Picador edView all editions and formats
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"This new edition includes six opinion pieces written by Robert Kaplan about the Balkans between 1996 and 2000, beginning just after the implementation of the Dayton Peace Accords and ending after the conclusion of the Kosovo war, with the removal of Slobodan Milosevic from power."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: History
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Named Person: Robert D Kaplan; Robert D Kaplan; Robert D Kaplan
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert D Kaplan
ISBN: 0312424930 9780312424930
OCLC Number: 59283001
Notes: Originally published: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1993.
Description: lv, 307 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map, portraits ; 21 cm
Contents: Prologue : saints, terrorists, blood, and holy water --
pt. 1. Yugoslavia : historical overtures --
1. Croatia : "just so they could go to heaven" --
2. Old Serbia and Albania : Balkan "West Bank" --
3. Macedonia : "a hand thirsting towards the realm of the stars" --
4. The white city and its prophet --
pt. 2. Romania : Latin passion play --
5. Athenee Palace, Bucharest --
6. The Danube's bitter end --
7. Moldavia : "conditioned to hate" --
8. The land beyond Dracula's castle : the painted monasteries of Bucovina --
9. Transylvanian voices --
10. Transylvanian tale : the Pied Piper's children go back to Hamelin --
11. Last glimpses : Timisoara and Bucharest --
pt. 3. Bulgaria : tales from communist Byzantium --
12. "The warmth of each other's bodies" --
13. The price of friendship --
14. The bad and the good --
pt. 4. Greece : western mistress, eastern bride --
15. Farewell to Salonika --
16. "Teach me, Zorba : teach me to dance!" --
17. The secret history --
Epilogue : the road to Adrianople.
Responsibility: Robert D. Kaplan.
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"This new edition includes six opinion pieces written by Robert Kaplan about the Balkans between 1996 and 2000, beginning just after the implementation of the Dayton Peace Accords and ending after the conclusion of the Kosovo war, with the removal of Slobodan Milosevic from power."--Jacket.

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