Ethnic Cleansing in the Balkans
Nationalism and the Destruction of Tradition
By (author) Cathie Carmichael
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Ethnic Cleansing in the Balkans by Cathie Carmichael
Book DescriptionEthnic Cleansing in the Balkans looks at the phenomenon of ethnic cleansing in the Balkans over the last two hundred years. It argues that the events that occurred during this time can be demystified, that the South East of Europe was not destined to become violent and that constructions of the Balkans as endemically violent misses a important political point and historical point. Carmichael provides an account of ethnic cleansing in the Balkans as a single historical phenomenon and brings together a vast array of primary and secondary sources to produce a concise and accessible argument. This book will be of interest to students and researchers of European studies, history and comparative politics.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415274166
(234mm x 156mm x 17mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 15-Aug-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Cathie Carmichael
Cathie Carmichael teaches at Middlesex University in London, where she is Senior Lecturer in Contemporary History. She studied International History at the London School of Economics, Ethnology at the University of Ljubljana and European Studies at the University of Bradford. For the spring semester of 2002, she was Mildred Miller Fort Visiting Scholar in European Studies at Columbus State University, Georgia. She has written a number of articles on popular culture in South Eastern Europe and is co-author of Slovenia and the Slovenes and co-editor of Language and Nationalism in Europe.
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