Balkan Tragedy: Chaos and Dissolution after the Cold War

Brookings Institution Press, 1995 - Broj stranica: 536
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Yugoslavia was well positioned at the end of the cold war to make a successful transition to a market economy and westernization. Yet two years later, the country had ceased to exist, and devastating local wars were being waged to create new states. Between the fall of the Berlin Wall in November 1989 and the start of the war in Bosnia-Herzegovina in March 1992, the country moved toward disintegration at astonishing speed. In this book, Susan Woodward explains what happened to Yugoslavia and what can be learned from the response of outsiders to its crisis. Woodward's analysis is based on her first-hand experience before the country's collapse and then during the later stages of the Bosnian war as a member of the UN operation sent to monitor cease-fires and provide humanitarian assistance.

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Izvješće korisnika/ca  - Boris Cesnik - Goodreads

The best book read so far that gives you the most comprehensive description of what happened beyond (or behind) military/civilian pawns in the battlefield. You can read facts, figures, list of events ... Pročitajte cijelu recenziju

Review: Balkan Tragedy: Chaos and Dissolution After the Cold War

Izvješće korisnika/ca  - Seth Johnson - Goodreads

A coherent and incisive history of the early post-Soviet era in the Balkans. This is a 10,000-foot survey--don't expect human interest stories--but it's a helpful guide to the tricky political ... Pročitajte cijelu recenziju


The Bases of Prewar Stability
The Politics of Economic Reform and Global Integration
Interrupted Democratization The Path to War
Western Intervention
The Right to National SelfDetermination
War Building States from Nations
Stopping the Bosnian War
The Dynamic of Disintegration and Nationalist War
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