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Neighbors at war : anthropological perspectives on Yugoslav ethnicity, culture, and history

Author: Joel Martin Halpern; David A Kideckel
Publisher: University Park : Pennsylvania State University Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Before the former Yugoslavia was divided by wars, its inhabitants successfully lived side by side in peace. This collection seeks to explain how former neighbors became enemies, with the hope that understanding what drove these peoples apart will help us discover ways for them to coexist in peace again. Contributors analyze political cartoons, psychiatry, the arts, visual media, and law to present a diversity of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Neighbors at war.
University Park : Pennsylvania State University Press, ©2000
(OCoLC)988861785
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joel Martin Halpern; David A Kideckel
ISBN: 0271019786 9780271019789 0271019794 9780271019796
OCLC Number: 41108605
Description: vi, 477 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : The end of Yugoslavia observed / Joel M. Halpern and David A. Kideckel --
Lessons from the Yugoslav labyrinth / E.A. Hammel --
Unmaking multiethnicity in Yugoslavia : media and metamorphosis / Bette Denich --
The Yugoslav dark side of humanity : a view from a Slovene blind spot / Rajko Muršič --
The roots of the war in Croatia / Elinor Despalatović --
Nationalism as a folk ideology : the case of former Yugoslavia / Andrei Simić --
Muslims as "others" in Serbian and Croatian politics / Robert M. Hayden --
"Former comrades" at war : historical perspectives on "ethnic cleansing" in Croatia / Hannes Grandits and Christian Promitzer --
Under the linden tree : a Slovenian life on a contested state frontier / Robert Gary Minnich --
Ethnonationalism and the dissolution of Yugoslavia / Edit Petrović --
Barbarization in a Bosnian pilgrimage center / Mart Bax --
Consequences of the war in Croatia at the village and urban professional levels / Brain C. Bennett --
Seeing past the barricades : ethnic intermarriage in former Yugoslavia, 1962-1989 / Nikolai Botev --
National minorities under the Dayton Accord : lessons from history / Julie Mertus --The Yugoslav war through cartoons / Goran Jovanović --
Some aspects of music and politics in Bosnia / Mirjana Laušević --
Clapping for Serbs : nationalism and performance in Bosnia and Herzegovina / Lynn D. Maners --
Serbia : the inside story / Mirjana Prošić-Dvornić --
Refugee women from former Yugoslavia in the camps of rural Hungary / Éva V. Huseby-Darvas --
Poised for war : Kosova's quiet siege / Janet Reineck --
Civil society and ethnic conflict in the Republic of Macedonia / Jonathan Matthew Schwartz --
Redefining Merhamet after a historical nightmare / Stevan M. Weine.
Responsibility: edited by Joel M. Halpern and David A. Kideckel.

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