The Balkans Since 1453
This work aims to synthesize literature on Balkan topics since World War I, and demonstrate the importance of Balkan history by examining it in the context of European and world history. It uses imperial and local approaches, providing national histories as well as contextualising the subject.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ferthalangur - LibraryThing
Well-written, comprehensive historical coverage of the Balkans, from the time of their conquest by the Ottomans, until the 1950's. It is a slow read -- very detailed, and written in that unique style ... Read full review
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