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The destruction of Yugoslavia tracking the break-up 1980-92 by Branka MagasМЊ

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Published by New York, Verso in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Yugoslavia

Subjects:

  • Yugoslav War, 1991-1995.,
  • Yugoslavia -- History -- 1980-1992.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementBranka Magaš.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDR1307 .M34 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination366 p. ;
Number of Pages366
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1516767M
ISBN 100860913767, 086091593X
LC Control Number93201989

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This book is an amazingly detailed recount of the years proceeding the Third Balkan war. Its scope and objective is to quench anyone's thirst and hunger for a diachronic analysis of the events leading to the destruction of Yugoslavia/5(3). [Slobodan Milosevic and the Destruction of Yugoslavia] is the better for being written by someone with an educated sympathy for both the Serbs and, as they were once known, the Yugoslavs A strikingly useful aspect of this book is the detail it gives, often at first hand, about the shameful vacillations—to put it no higher—of the Author: Louis Sell. Who are the Serbs? Branded by some as Europe's new Nazis, they are seen by others—and by themselves—as the innocent victims of nationalist aggression and of an implacably hostile world media. In this challenging new book, Timothy Judah, who covered the war years in former Yugoslavia for the London Times and the Economist, argues that neither is true.3/5(3). The book is written not by a passive spectator but by a participant with a firm grasp of Yugoslavia’s history, which accounts for the breadth of its content. As the decade it covers draws to a close, Branka Magaš’s initial cautious optimism changes to a growing intimation of impending tragedy, and finally to outrage at the slaughter.

The aerial destruction of Yugoslavia's social capital served that purpose. We have yet to understand the full effect of NATO’s aggression. Serbia is one of the greatest sources of underground waters in Europe, and the contamination from U.S. depleted uranium and other explosives is being felt in the whole surrounding area all the way to the. Verso Books is the largest independent, radical publishing house in the English-speaking world. The book is written not by a passive spectator but by a participant with a firm grasp of Yugoslavia’s history, which accounts for the breadth of its content. The Destruction of Yugoslavia represents a unique documentary testimony to.   Prominent social critic Parenti (History as Mystery, , etc.) pens a fierce, elegantly constructed elegy not just for the lives sacrificed in the Balkan wars, but for concepts of national sovereignty and constitutionality, which appear to be lost to a corporate-sanctioned new world i dissents from every piece of conventional wisdom about the former Yugoslavia’s Author: Michael Parenti.   Very good book on the history of the Serbs and the background of the Balkan wars of the 90's written by a British journalist who worked and lived in Yugoslavia for several years as a /5.

  [Slobodan Milosevic and the Destruction of Yugoslavia] is the better for being written by someone with an educated sympathy for both the Serbs and, as they were once known, the Yugoslavs A strikingly useful aspect of this book is the detail it gives, often at first hand, about the shameful vacillations—to put it no higher—of the Author: Louis Sell. The Destruction of Yugoslavia excerpted from the book Contrary Notions by Michael Parenti and other leftists of various ideological leanings who opposed President George W. Bush's destruction of Iraq (rightly so) were the same people who supported President Bill Clinton's destruction of Yugoslavia. How strange that they would denounce a war. Book Review The Destruction of Yugoslavia: Tracking the Break-Up By Branka Magas. Verso, London and New York, , pp. List: $; AET: $ Reviewed by Grace Halsell. The value of this superbly documented book lies in its clarification of . The value of this superbly documented book lies in its clarification of how and when the greatest holocaust since the Nazis began. As to who destroyed Yugoslavia, the author places the blame clearly on Slobodan Milosevic and the Serbs who began a war of territorial conquest, the first in Europe since World War II cost the country 10 percent of its people, yet by the end of it Yugoslavia.