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The Serbs : history, myth, and the destruction of Yugoslavia

The Serbs : history, myth, and the destruction of Yugoslavia

Author: Tim Judah
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, 2000.
Series: Yale Nota bene.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
"Journalist Tim Judah witnessed firsthand many of the most horrifying episodes of the war in the former Yugoslavia. Judah offers here a history of the Serbs from medieval times to the present, combining a personal description of the war with a skillful analysis of the historical and cultural context out of which it emerged. For this new paperback edition Judah adds observations on the rise of the Kosovo Liberation  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Judah
ISBN: 0300085079 9780300085075
OCLC Number: 44162627
Description: xvii, 382 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm
Contents: Death does not exist --
An empire on earth --
It is better to die in battle than to live in shame --
Resurrection and beyond --
Cutting the Turks into pieces --
Union or death --
We chose the heavenly kingdom --
You used to warm us like the sun --
Frankie and badger go to war --
We are the strongest --
It was war ... --
The madmen take over the asylum --
The war for more --
363 quadrillion per cent --
Skull towers --
... For nothing --
End of empire.
Series Title: Yale Nota bene.
Responsibility: Tim Judah.
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This history of the Serbs opens with the medieval kings of Serbia and a battle lost six centuries ago that still profoundly influences the Serbs. It then describes the idea of "Serbdom" and examines  Read more...


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