Kosovo: in the heart of the powder keg

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East European Monographs, 1997 - History - 593 pages
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The breakup of Yugoslavia and the ensuing Balkan conflict both have deep roots in the heart of the Balkans, in Kosovo, where the Albanian population struggles for autonomy and independence. The resolution of the Kosovo conflict will help bring an end to the Balkan conflagration. Kosovo -- In the Heart of the Powder Keg is a comprehensive survey of the Kosovo question from social, political, historical, literary, and documentary perspectives.

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Kosovo the Gordian knot of the Balkans
The wedding procession turned to
The right to selfdetermination

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Robert Elsie, originally from Canada, is a writer, translator, critic and specialist on Albanian affairs. In addition to numerous translations, he has edited many books, including "Kosovo: In the Heart of the Power Keg" and "A History of Albanian Literature".

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