The fall of Yugoslavia: the third Balkan war

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Penguin Books, 1994 - History - 257 pages
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An account of the labyrinth of Yugoslavian politics, offering an eyewitness chronicle of the events that rekindled the violent conflict and people involved in the war in BosniaHercegovina.

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User Review  - Alexander Mattam - Goodreads

A travellogue to tell the untold stories of Yugoslavian breakup - insights into Serbian,Croatian and Bosnian actors in this drama. How power politics and meaningless nationalism combined to break the Balkan nation. Read full review

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User Review  - Brian - Goodreads

Never fully understood what was going on in Bosnia when it was happening and resorted to general conclusions that were largely mistaken. Not anymore, thanks to this short, well written book by someone who lived it. Read full review

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Misha Glenny was educated at Bristol University in England and Charles University in Prague. He is also the author of "The Rebirth of History," "The Fall of Yugoslavia "(which won the Overseas Press Club Award in 1993 for Best Book on Foreign Affairs), and "The Balkans, 1804"-"1999." During the early 1990s he was the central Europe correspondent for the BBC World Service, and in 1993 he won a Sony Award for his coverage of Yugoslavia. He has contributed to most major U.S. and European newspapers and current affairs magazines and is regularly consulted by U.S. and European governments on Balkan issues. Misha Glenny lives in London.

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