The Fall of Yugoslavia: The Third Balkan War

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Penguin Books, 1994 - Bosnia and Hercegovina - 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  - Herwin Thole - Goodreads

The Bosnian War is the first war I can remember as a child. Perhaps that is why I take such an interest in it. Misha Glenny's book is an excellent overview of the war in former Yugoslavia. A former ... Read full review

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User Review  - Alex Polkey - Goodreads

Incredible book. Highly informative and written with tragic wit - I have never read non-fiction which has managed to captivate and move me as Glenny's writing did. Read full review

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Misha Glenny was born in 1958 and educated at Bristol Universty and Charles University in Prague. His coverage of the fall of communism in 1989-1990 was widely acclaimed and led to the writing of his first book, The Rebirth of History. During the Yugoslav crisis of the early 1990s, he was the Central Europe correspondent for the BBC World Service. In 1993, he won a Sony Award for his coverage of Yugoslavia. Glenny's The Fall of Yugoslavia (1993) won the Overseas Press Club Award for Best Book on Foreign Affairs. His other books include McMafia: Journey through the Global Underworld and DarkMarket: Cyberthieves, Cybercops, and You.   He has written for most major news outlets in Europe, North America, Africa and Asia and has lectured around the world, most recently as a Visiting Professor at Columbia University.

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