Kosovo: A Short History
By the early-1980s Kosovo had reached a state of permanent crisis and military occupation, and it became the main focus for the revival of Serbian nationalism. This book traces the history of Kosovo and examines the Yugoslavian conflict, and the part played by Western Europe in its destruction. Noel Malcolm is the author of "Bosnia".
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Rulers installed as Dioclean vassals in Rascia soon broke free, however, and in
the early twelfth century Rascia ... But in the 1160s a new Rascian ruling family
emerged, which was to dominate the history of the region for the next 200 years.
In June 1689 the Catholic bishop of Nikopol (whose flock, in Bulgaria, was also at
risk) had sent a special petition to the Emperor: 'In Your Sacred Majesty's army
there are many Serbs or Rascians . . . who, as they are all greedy for plunder, will
does also mention 'Rassiani', but most of those references are probably to the
Rascian auxiliaries the Austrians had brought with them. At one point he writes '
Rassiani, 6 siano Albanesi' ('Rascians, or Albanians'), which might mean that he
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Prior to reading "Kosovo: A short history", I knew sweet fa about Kosovo, except that it featured in the media in the 1990s for all the wrong reasons. Now I know this small, landlocked nation (or at ... Read full review
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A timely and penetrating history of the Balkans' next crisis zone—the Serbian province of Kosovo. With its 90 percent ethnic Albanian population dominated by Serbs with a nasty record of human-rights ... Read full review
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Serbs Albanians and Vlachs
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