Bosnia: a cultural history
This illustrated book provides a detailed account of the multifaceted and complex history of Bosnia from a cultural perspective, focusing on the successive waves of religious, cultural and ethnic influences that swept over the country from Paleolithic times onwards. The political history of the numerous invasions, migrations and changes of government that have taken place in the country is interspersed with sections concerning the additions and modifications made to the Bosnian national culture as a result. The evolution of the Bosnian Church as distinct from the Greek Orthodox and Roman Catholic Churches; Church and secular architecture, both ancient and modern; literature and writing from the earliest times to modern poetry; engraved and inscribed Bosnian gravestones; music and the coming of radio and television are all discussed in relation to the formation and evolution of Bosnian culture.
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From Palaeolithic Times to Illyrian Tribal Leagues
The Illyrian World
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achieved administrative Andric architecture areas Army of Bosnia-Herzegovina artistic Austria Austro-Hungarian Balkans Banja Luka banovinas became began Belgrade Bihac Bobovac Bosancica Bosanska Bosnia Bosnian Church Bosnian Muslims carving Catholic centres century BC Chetniks Christian creative Croatia Croats Cyrillic Dalmatia Daorsi developed Dubrovnik economic especially ethnic Europe European feudal Fojnica Franciscan frontier Glagolitic gravestones Greek Hellenistic Herzegovina high culture Hrvoje ideological Illyrian important inscriptions interesting Islamic Jajce Katarina land language large number later literary literature Livno mediaeval Bosnia Mehmed Middle Ages military monasteries mosque Mostar Muslims Neretva nineteenth century organized Orthodox Church Osanici Ottoman Empire period political Polje region religion religious Roman Sarajevo script Serbian Orthodox Church Serbs social South Slav spiritual Srebrenica stecak stecci Stjepan Stjepan Tomasevic Stolac stone style Sutjeska territory tion towns tradition Travnik Turkey Turkish Turks urban Vakuf whole writers Yugoslav Yugoslavia Zagreb