From Constantinople to Communism
By (author) Dennis P. Hupchick
Balkans by Dennis P. Hupchick
Book DescriptionThe tragedies of Bosnia and Kosovo are often explained away as the unchangeable legacy of 'centuries-old hatreds'. In this richly detailed, expertly balanced chronicle of the Balkans across fifteen centuries, Hupchick sets a complicated record straight. Organized around the three great civilizations of the region - Western European, Orthodox Christian and Muslim - this is a much-needed guide to the political, social, cultural and religious threads of Balkan history, with a clear, convincing account of the reasons for nationalist violence and terror.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781403964175
(235mm x 155mm x 27mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 5-Apr-2004
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Dennis P. Hupchick
Palgrave Concise Historical Atlas of Eastern Europe, Paperback (October 2001)
This reference is a guide to a full understanding of the complicated history of Eastern Europe. Addressing the need for a comprehensive map collection for reference and classroom use, the volume includes 52 full page maps which are each accompanied by a facing page of explanatory text.
Palgrave Concise Historical Atlas of the Balkans, Hardback (October 2001)» View all books by Dennis P. Hupchick
This reference contains 50 colour full-page maps and extensive explanatory text to explore the often complicated and war-torn history of the Balkans. The maps not only illustrate the area's physical geography, but also the political development and key moments in Balkans history.
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Author Biography - Dennis P. Hupchick
DENNIS P. HUPCHICK teaches History at Wilkes University, Pennsylvania, where he also directs the East European and Russian Studies Program. He is co-author of The Palgrave Concise Historical Atlas of the Balkans and The Palgrave Concise Historical Atlas of Eastern Europe, among many other books.
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