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The Balkans: Nationalism, War, and the Great Powers, 1804-2012
New and Updated
Misha GlennySample Chapter ↓
From the bestselling author of McMafia and DarkMarket comes this unique and lively history of Balkan geopolitics since the early nineteenth century which gives readers the essential historical background to more than one hundred years of events in this war-torn area. No other book covers the entire region, or offers such profound insights into the roots of Balkan violence, or explains so vividly the origins of modern Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia, Greece, Bulgaria, Romania, and Albania. Now updated to include the fall of Slobodan Milosevic, the capture of all indicted war criminals from the Yugoslav wars and each state's quest for legitimacy in the European Union, The Balkans explores the often catastrophic relationship between the Balkans and the Great Powers, raising some disturbing questions about Western intervention.
About the Author
Misha Glenny is an award-winning journalist and scholar. He lives in London, England. Visit Misha Glenny's website: http://www.darkmarketinsider.com Follow Misha Glenny on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/mishaglenny