The Balkans since 1453
A monumental work of scholarship, The Balkans Since 1453 stands as one of the great accomplishments of European historiography. Long out of print, Stavrianos' opus both synthesizes the existing literature of Balkan studies since World War I and demonstrates the centrality of the Balkans to both European and world history, a centrality painfully apparent in recent years. At last, the cornerstone book for every student of Balkan history, culture and politics is now available once again.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ferthalangur - LibraryThing
Well-written, comprehensive historical coverage of the Balkans, from the time of their conquest by the Ottomans, until the 1950's. It is a slow read -- very detailed, and written in that unique style ... Read full review