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Bosnia : a short history

Author: Noel Malcolm
Publisher: Washington Square, N.Y. : New York University Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New, updated and corrected edView all editions and formats
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This updated edition of Noel Malcolm's highly acclaimed Bosnia: A Short History provides the reader with the most comprehensive narrative history of Bosnia in the English language. Malcolm examines the different religious and ethnic inhabitants of Bosnia, a land of vast cultural upheaval where the empires of Rome, Charlemagne, the Ottomans, and the Austro-Hungarians overlapped. This expanded edition of Bosnia
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Noel Malcolm
ISBN: 9780814755617 0814755615
OCLC Number: 1049716160
Notes: Originally published: London : Macmillan London, 1994.
Description: xxiv, 360 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. Races, myths and origins: Bosnia to 1180 --
2. The medieval Bosnian state, 1180-1463 --
3. The Bosnian Church --
4. War and the Ottoman system, 1463-1606 --
5. The Islamicization of Bosnia --
6. Serbs and Vlachs --
7. War and politics in Ottoman Bosnia, 1606-1815 --
8. Economic life, culture and society in Ottoman Bosnia, 1606-1815 --
9. The Jews and the Gypsies of Bosnia --
10. Resistance and reform, 1815-1878 --
11. Bosnia under Austro-Hungarian rule, 1878-1914 --
12. War and the kingdom: Bosnia 1914-1941 --
13. Bosnia and the second world war, 1941-1945 --
14. Bosnia in Titoist Yugoslavia: 1945-1989 --
15. Bosnia and the death of Yugoslavia: 1989-1992 --
16. The destruction of Bosnia: 1992-1993 --
Epilogue: A short survey of events, 1993-1995.
Responsibility: Noel Malcolm.

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This updated edition of Noel Malcolm's highly acclaimed Bosnia: A Short History provides the reader with the most comprehensive narrative history of Bosnia in the English language. Malcolm examines the different religious and ethnic inhabitants of Bosnia, a land of vast cultural upheaval where the empires of Rome, Charlemagne, the Ottomans, and the Austro-Hungarians overlapped. This expanded edition of Bosnia includes a new epilogue by the author examining the failed.

Vance-Owen peace plan, the tenuous resolution of the Dayton Accords, and the efforts of the United Nations to keep the uneasy peace.

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