Slovenia and the Slovenes
A Small State in the New Europe 2nd Revised edition
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Slovenia and the Slovenes by Cathie Carmichael
Book DescriptionOne of Europe's smallest countries, with a population of less than 2 million, Slovenia has an ancient and distinct national culture. It emerged in 1991 after fighting a brief war of independence to leave behind the remnants of Tito's Yugoslavia. Traces of the Slovene language are found in documents of the ninth century, a system of peasant democracy is recorded in medieval times, and a Slovene Bible appeared as early as 1557. This volume provides a comprehensive survey of Slovenia and its people, including details of political, economic, military and cultural life. There are few books available on Slovenia and this new edition of a classic has been revised and expanded to bring the reader up to date.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781850659440
(216mm x 138mm x mm)
Imprint: C Hurst & Co Publishers Ltd
Publisher: C Hurst & Co Publishers Ltd
Publish Date: 26-Nov-2010
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Cathie Carmichael
Concise History of Bosnia, Hardback (July 2015)
Focuses on the dynamic and creative aspects of Bosnia's past as well as the contested, tragic and controversial.
Ethnic Cleansing in the Balkans, Hardback (August 2002)
This book looks at the phenomenon of ethnic cleansing in the Balkans over the last two hundred years. Carmichael brings together a vast array of primary and secondary sources to produce a concise and accessible argument.
Language and Nationalism in Europe, Paperback (January 2002)» View all books by Cathie Carmichael
This work examines the role of language in the present and past creation of social, cultural, and national identities in Europe. It seeks answers to such questions as: what linguistic, geographical, political, and social forces led to the rise of these distinct languages? and how are these different languages social and political constructs?
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Author Biography - Cathie Carmichael
James Gow is Professor of International Peace and Security at King's College, University of London. he is the author of several books on the former Yugoslavia, among them 'The Serbian Project and its Adversaries: A Strategy of War Crimes' (Hurst, 2003)Cathie Carmichael teaches Eastern European History at the University of East Anglia and is the author of 'Ethnic Cleansing in the Balkans: Nationalism and the destruction of tradition'.
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