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Description - Belgrade by David A Norris

Perched above the confluence of two great rivers, the Sava and Danube, Belgrade has been home to many civilizations: Celts, Romans, Byzantines, Bulgars, Magyars, Ottomans and Serbs. A Turkish fortress, the focus for a Serbian principality, an intellectual and artistic center, the city grew until it became capital of Yugoslavia. Now it is one of the largest cities in south-eastern Europe and capital of the Republic of Serbia. Despite many challenges, Belgrade has resisted assimilation and created a unique cultural identity out of its many contrasting sides, sometimes with surprising consequences.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780195376081
ISBN-10: 0195376080
Format: Hardback
(211mm x 145mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 26-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - David A Norris

David A. Norris is Associate Professor of Serbian and Croatian Studies, University of Nottingham