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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A closer study of the evidence, presented in this book, will suggest that although
there were heavy war losses in 1690, affecting all categories of population, most
aspects of the 'Great Migration' story are fanciful. And the evidence also ...
One valid point is that evidence which is drawn from grants of property to
Orthodox monasteries may well be rather skewed: first, because such
endowments were more likely to include agricultural villages and exclude the
harder- to-tax ...
Turks at that point; but the only evidence for this idea is an account by an
influential early-sixteenth-century Ottoman historian, Nesri, who tried to justify
Murat's campaign of 1389 as retribution against Lazar for breach of promise.
Since there is ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - MiaCulpa - LibraryThing
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
KOSOVO: A Short HistoryUser Review - Kirkus
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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