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Modern History of the Balkans : Nationalism and Identity in Southeast Europe (Hardcover) (Thanos

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The history of the Balkans has been a distillation of the great and terrible themes of 20th century history-the rise of nationalism, communism, fascism, genocide, identity and war. Written by one of the leading historians of the region, this is a new interpretation of that history, focusing on the uses and legacies of nationalism in the Balkan region. In particular, Professor Veremis analyses the influence of the West-from the fall of the Ottoman Empire and the rise and collapse of Yugoslavia. Throughout the state-building process of Greece, Serbia, Rumania, Bulgaria and later, Albania, the West provided legal, administrative and political prototypes to areas bedevilled by competing irredentist claims. At a time when Slovenia, Rumania, Bulgaria and Croatia have become full members of the EU, yet some orphans of the Communist past are facing domestic difficulties, A Modern History of the Balkans seeks to provide an important historical context to the current problems of nationalism and identity in the Balkans.
Number of Pages: 226
Genre: History, Political Science
Series Title: Library of Balkan Studies
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Tauris Academic Studies
Author: Thanos Veremis
Language: English
Street Date: August 30, 2017
TCIN: 51940728
UPC: 9781780768465
Item Number (DPCI): 248-37-2995
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