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The myth of ethnic war : Serbia and Croatia in the 1990s

The myth of ethnic war : Serbia and Croatia in the 1990s

Author: V P Gagnon
Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
"The wars in Bosnia-Herzegovina and in neighboring Croatia and Kosovo grabbed the attention of the western world not only because of their ferocity and their geographic location, but also because of their timing. This violence erupted at the exact moment when the cold war confrontation was drawing to a close, when westerners were claiming their liberal values as triumphant, in a country that had only a few years  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2004010399
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: V P Gagnon
ISBN: 9780801468889 0801468884 9780801472916 0801472911 0801468876 9780801468872
OCLC Number: 646515896
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Awards: Winner of Winner, 2005 Best Book Award in European Politics.
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 217 pages) : maps
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: The puzzle of the Yugoslav wars of the 1990s --
Image versus reality: misidentifying the causes of violence --
Political conflict in the league of communists of Yugoslavia, 1960-1989 --
Serbia and the strategy of demobilization, 1990-2000 --
Croatia and the strategy of demobilization, 1990-2000.
Responsibility: V.P. Gagnon, Jr.


V. P. Gagnon Jr. believes that the Yugoslav wars of the 1990s were reactionary moves designed to thwart populations that were threatening the existing structures of political and economic power.  Read more...


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"Beautifully researched and written.... This is an excellent volume that makes an important and timely contribution to our understanding of the collapse of Yugoslavia." * International Affairs * Read more...

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