Yugoslavia: Death of a Nation

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TV Books, 1996 - Bosnia and Hercegovina - 384 pages
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Yugoslavia: Death of a Nation is the first comprehensive political history to be published of how the West lost Yugoslavia. The war is the most violent and costly conflict that Europe has seen since 1945.

This extraordinary book is the first to identify and reconstruct the key moments and pivotal events in both the path to war, and in the war itself. For the first time, all the heads of the rival states tell the inside story of the start of the conflict. Written with flair and authority, Yugoslavia: Death of a Nation explains how we arrived at the atrocities that no one could imagine in the euphoria surrounding the collapse of the Berlin Wall in 1989.

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User Review  - Patrick - Goodreads

A lucid account of what went wrong in Yugoslavia. While there are some points, especially in the beginning of the book, where they are throwing too many names at you, Silber and Little have a really ... Read full review

Review: Yugoslavia: Death of a Nation

User Review  - James - Goodreads

Tough to read, many long names. The book declares an end, prior to Kosovo. Very informative. Did not seem politically stilted, reported both Serb and Croat excesses. If there was a sequel, I would take a pass on that. Read full review


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About the author (1996)

Silber served as the Balkans correspondent for the Financial Times.

Little has been a correspondent with BBC radio and television news since 1988

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