The History of Serbia

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Greenwood Publishing Group, Jan 1, 2002 - History - 225 pages
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With the outbreak of war in the former Yugoslavia in 1991, interest in Balkan history has increased and become emotionally charged. This balanced and engagingly written history of Serbia will help readers to understand the complex web of Serbian history, politics, society, and culture and how the Serbs have dealt with the many political, military, and socioeconomic challenges in their history. It attempts to remove the veil of stereotypes and myths obscuring the significant details and developmental processes in the history of Serbia and in its relations with its neighbors. In addition to examining the political history of Serbia in the context of Central Europe, the author, a specialist in Balkan history, shows how societal and cultural developments affected Serbian history and reflected political and economic events.

A timeline of significant events in the history of Serbia and an introductory chapter on Serbia today are followed by 12 chronologically organized narrative chapters that tell the story of this land from the splendor of medieval Serbia to a new beginning after the downfall of Slobodan Milosevic. Four historical maps, brief biographies of key figures in Serbian history, a glossary of terms, and a bibliographic essay provide valuable resource material for readers. Every library should update its collection of materials on Serbia with this current history.

  

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Contents

Serbia Today
1
The Splendor of Medieval Serbia
19
Living with the Turks Ottoman Rule in the Balkans
29
Revived Serbia The Wars of Independence and the Building of a New Country 18041868
39
Taking Its Place in the Sun The Revival of Serbia 18681914
51
Serbia in the Great War
63
The Troubled Creation The First Decades of Yugoslavia 19181941
73
Nazis Partisans Chetniks and Ustase The Maelstrom of World War II
81
What Price Independence? The Breakup of Yugoslavia 19891995
127
Successor State or International Pariah?
161
After Milosevic A New Beginning
175
Conclusion
197
Notable People in the History of Serbia
203
Glossary
209
Bibliographic Essay
217
Index
223

Serbia in Titos Yugoslavia 19451980
101

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About the author (2002)

JOHN K. COX is Associate Professor of History at Wheeling Jesuit University. His main research interest is the twentieth-century intellectual history of the South Slavic lands

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