Kosovo: A Short History

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Macmillan, 1998 - Europe, Southern - 492 pages
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By the early-1980s Kosovo had reached a state of permanent crisis and military occupation, and it became the main focus for the revival of Serbian nationalism. This book traces the history of Kosovo and examines the Yugoslavian conflict, and the part played by Western Europe in its destruction. Noel Malcolm is the author of "Bosnia".

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User Review  - dchaikin - LibraryThing

This is a very thorough history. It naturally brings in the whole Balkans, and therefore the Ottoman Empire too; these are brief, accessible, and a very nice introduction for the clueless like me. The ... Read full review

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Serbs Albanians and Vlachs
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Noel Malcolm is a British columnist, writer and editor who was born in 1956. He was educated at Cambridge University and was a Fellow of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge from 1981 to 1988. Malcolm left teaching to become the Foreign Editor of the Spectator and a political columnist for London's Daily Telegraph. Malcolm has written Bosnia: A Short Story, which puts the Bosnia-Hercegovina conflict into historical context and Kosovo: A Short Story, which outlines its history from medieval Serb state into modern times.

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