Bosnia: A Short History

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Macmillan, 1994 - 340 pages
1992 and 1993 will be remembered as the years in which a European country was destroyed. This book elucidates the myths and historical fallacies that have dominated not only media coverage of the Bosnian war, but also, more shockingly, the words and actions of Western statesmen.

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In this post-Yugoslavia world, I'm finding it difficult to tell what those former constituent parts of Yugoslavia, sporting strange names like “Kosovo”, “Montenegro” and “Herzegovina” all fit within ... Read full review

BOSNIA: A Short History

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A useful and brief, but comprehensive, history of Bosnia from earliest times to the brutal present. Until its virtual dismemberment in the past three years, Bosnia was a unique political and cultural ... Read full review

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About the author (1994)

Noel Malcolm is a British columnist, writer and editor who was born in 1956. He was educated at Cambridge University and was a Fellow of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge from 1981 to 1988. Malcolm left teaching to become the Foreign Editor of the Spectator and a political columnist for London's Daily Telegraph. Malcolm has written Bosnia: A Short Story, which puts the Bosnia-Hercegovina conflict into historical context and Kosovo: A Short Story, which outlines its history from medieval Serb state into modern times.

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