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Balkans

A Short History

Balkans( )
Author: Mazower, Mark
ISBN:978-1-299-00449-8
Publication Date:Jan 2007
Publisher:Random House Publishing Group
Imprint:Modern Library
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $45.00
Book Description:

Throughout history, the Balkans have been a crossroads, a zone of endless military, cultural and economic mixing and clashing between Europe and Asia, Christianity and Islam, Catholicism and Orthodoxy. Subject to violent shifts of borders, rulers and belief systems at the hands of the world's great empires--from the Byzantine to the Habsburg and Ottoman--the Balkans are often called Europe's tinderbox and a seething cauldron of ethnic and religious resentments. Much has been made...
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Detailed Subjects: History / Europe / Eastern
Author Biography
Mazower, Mark (Author)
Mark Mazower is a professor of history at Princeton University and has recently been appointed professor of history at Birkbeck College, London. He is the author of several books, most recently Dark Continent: Europe's Twentieth Century.

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