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Balkan Wars

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Anatomy Of Deceit- An American Physician's First-Hand Encounter With The Realities of The War In Croatia
by Jerry Blaskovich
Book Description: ... a direct accounting of the war in the former Yugoslavia as seen through the eyes of a U.S. doctor who personally witnessed the atrocities of the war from the Croatian perspective. An onslaught of books have recently been published regarding the plight of the war in former Yugoslavia. Except for a few these books are written exclusively from the Serbian viewpoint. This book shows the other side of the story the Croation side with details of the war from an insider's view on and off the battlefield
Hardcover: 247 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 1.00 x 9.75 x 6.00 
Publisher: William Zinn;
ISBN: 0935016244 

Balkan Tragedy : Chaos and Dissolution After the Cold War
by Susan L. Woodward
Paperback - 536 pages
Brookings Inst; ISBN: 0815795130

Balkan Wars, 1912-1913 : Prelude to the First World War (Warfare and History)
by Richard C. Hall
(Paperback)

The Balkan Wars: Conquest, Revolution and Retribution from the Ottoman Era to the Twentieth Century and Beyond
by Andre Gerolymatos, André Gerolymatos
(Hardcover)

The Balkan Wars: Conquest, Revolution, and Retribution from the Ottoman Era to the Twentieth Century and Beyond
by Andre Gerolymato
from Basic Books
Paperback

The Balkans : Nationalism, War and the Great Powers 1809-1999
by Misha Glenny 
(Hardcover)

Beacons in the Night: With the OSS and Tito's Partisans in Wartime Yugoslavia
by Franklin Lindsay, John Kenneth Galbraith
Listed under Balkans WWII

Beyond the Mountains of the Damned
by Matthew McAllester
Hardcover: 224 pages
New York University Press; ISBN: 0814756603; (February )

Balkan Justice : The Story Behind the First International War Crimes Trial Since Nuremberg
by Michael P. Scharf
Hardcover - 340 pages
Carolina Academic Pr; ISBN: 0890899193

Between Vengeance and Forgiveness : Facing History After Genocide and Mass Violence
by Martha Minow
Although mass atrocities are not unique to the 20th century, organized response to such violence has taken new forms, some of which offer hope of some small redress to the victims of war and genocide. In the groundbreaking and timely Between Vengeance and Forgiveness, Harvard Law School professor Martha Minow explores the benefits and drawbacks of a variety of forms of settlement. Maria Dolan - Amazon.com
Paperback - 224 pages (November )
Beacon Pr; ISBN: 0807045071

Bosnia : A Short History
by Noel Malcolm
Paperback Updated edition
New York Univ Pr; ISBN: 0814755615

Croatia : A Nation Forged in War
by Marcus Tanner
Veteran journalist Marcus Tanner set out to write the recent history of this nation, but found it impossible to cover the 1990s without referring to World War II, and impossible to write about that period without going back even further...
Listed under Croatian History
 

Defeat in Detail : The Ottoman Army in the Balkans, 1912-1913
by Edward J. Erickson
Hardcover from Praeger Publishers
 
The Fall of Yugoslavia : The Third Balkan War
by Misha Glenny
In this penetrating book--now with a new chapter covering events through 1995, including U.S. involvement--Misha Glenny offers a sobering eyewitness chronicle of the countdown to war, exploring the human realities behind the headlines, and puts one of the most ferocious civil wars of our time into its true, historical context. Winner of the Overseas Press Club Award for Best Book on Foreign Affairs.
Paperback - 313 pages Revised edition
Penguin USA (Paper); ISBN: 0140257713

Handcuffed to a Corpse: German Intervention in the Balkans and on the Galician Front, 1914-1917
by Michael P. Kihntopf
Hardcover from White Mane Publishing Co.

 

Homeland Calling: Exile Patriotism and the Balkan Wars
by Paul Hockenos
Hardcover from Cornell Univ Pr
 
Indictment at the Hague: The Milosevic Regime and Crimes of the Balkan Wars
by Norman L. Cigar, Paul Williams, Ivo Banac
Hardcover from New York University Press
 
Justice in the Balkans: Prosecuting War Crimes in the Hague Tribunal
by John Hagan
Hardcover from University of Chicago Press (Trd)
 
Kosovo : A Short History
by Noel Malcolm
Hardcover - 544 pages
New York Univ Pr; ISBN: 0814755984
 
Kosovo : Contending Voices on Balkan Interventions
by William J. Buckley (Editor)
(Hardcover)

The Kosovo Conflict: A Diplomatic History Through Documents
by Philip E. Auerswald, David P. Auerswald, Christian Duttweiler, Joseph R., Jr Biden
from Kluwer Law International
 

My War Gone By, I Miss It So
by Anthony Loyd
My War Gone By, I Miss It So is a fiercely compelling and beautifully written personal account of the Bosnian war. The book alternates between Anthony Loyd's experiences in Bosnia and personal reflections of his time in the British army, his parents' divorce, his estrangement from his father, and his heroin addiction. Loyd describes the war at eye level: detailing the way bodies look after they've been shot or blown up, looking through the sights of a Muslim gun trained on a Serb soldier, traveling with a French mercenary, and fleeing from advancing Serbs during battle. The book is filled with firefights and mutilated corpses and is not for the squeamish. Bosnia was "a playground where the worst and most fantastic excesses of the human mind were acted out." For Loyd, the high of battle substituted for the high of heroin and vice versa: "I had come to Bosnia partially as an adventure. But after a while I got into the infinite death trip. I was not unhappy. Quite the opposite. I was delighted with most of what the war had offered me: chicks, kicks, cash and chaos; teenage punk dreams turned real and wreathed in gunsmoke."
Loyd's big break as a war correspondent came when another British journalist was wounded. He had arrived in Bosnia a war junkie, just trying to figure out what was going on and sell a few pictures to newspapers on the side. "Journalism in itself had never really interested me, I saw it only as a passport to war." He did not cover the war like most other journalists--he went right into battles. Loyd dismisses what other journalists did in Bosnia: staying at the Holiday Inn in Sarajevo, driving out to the UN headquarters in an armored car, and then returning to the relative safety of their hotel "to file their heartfelt vitriol with scarcely a hair out of place." Loyd, who did everything but carry a gun against the Serbs, scoffs at the idea of journalistic objectivity. "What good did reporting ever do in Bosnia anyway?" he sneers. In fact, he seems almost embarrassed not to be fighting himself. "I felt I was a pornographer, a voyeur come to watch." Lucky for the rest of us he did go to Bosnia. --Linda Killian - Amazon.com Reviews
Paperback from Penguin USA (Paper)
 
The Paratroopers of the French Foreign Legion: From Vietnam to Bosnia
by Howard R. Simpson
Listed under Foreign Legion

To End a War
by Richard Holbrooke
Unavoidably, his behind-the-scenes story of the negotiations is a self-promoting account. To End a War is also one of the most important and readable diplomatic memoirs of recent times. Holbrooke writes vividly of his dramatic encounters with the Balkan leaders.
The Washington Post Book World, Tom Gjelten
Hardcover - 432 pages 1 edition
Random House; ISBN: 037550057X

To End a War
by Richard Holbrooke
(Paperback -- May )
 

The Reluctant Superpower; United States' Policy in Bosnia, 1991-95
by Wayne Bert 
Hardcover - 176 pages
St. Martin's Press; ISBN: 0312172524
 
Sarajevo
(Motta Photography Series)
by Tom Stoddart (Photographer)s
Hardcover - 60 pages
Smithsonian Institution Press; ISBN: 1560987960
 
Sarajevo Self-Portrait: The View From Inside
Sarajevo Self-Portrait: The View From Inside
by Leslie Fratkin, Tom Gjelten
Hardcover from Umbrage Editions Inc
 
The Serbs : History, Myth and the Destruction of Yugoslavia
by Tim Judah
Listed under Serbian History

War and Revolution in Yugoslavia, 1941-1945: Occupation and Collaboration
by Jozo Tomasevich
Listed under Balkans WWII

The War in Croatia and Bosnia-Herzegovina, 1991-1995
by Branka Magas (Editor), et al
(Hardcover)

Yugoslavia's Bloody Collapse : Causes, Course and Consequences
by Christopher Bennett
Paperback (November )
New York Univ Pr; ISBN: 0814712886

Yugoslavia : Death of a Nation
by Laura Silber, Allan Little (Contributor)
Paperback - 384 pages Reprint edition
Penguin USA
(Paper); ISBN: 0140262636

The Graves: Srebrenica And Vukovar
by Eric Stover, Gilles Peress (Photographer)
Hardcover - 224 pages
Scalo Verlag Ac; ISBN: 3931141764
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Atlas of War & Peace : Bosnia Herzegovina
Paperback - 48 pages (April )
Macmillan General Reference; ISBN: 0028612655
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Albania : From Anarchy to a Balkan Identity
by Miranda Vickers, James Pettifer (Contributor)
Paperback - 320 pages
New York Univ Pr; ISBN: 0814787940
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The Balkan Wars (1912-13): The War Correspondence of Leon Trotsky
~Leon Trotsky
Monad
Hardcover - October 1980
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Between Serb and Albanian : A History of Kosovo
by Miranda Vickers
Paperback - 280 pages (April )
Columbia Univ Pr; ISBN: 0231113838
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War Crimes : Brutality, Genocide, Terror, and the Struggle for Justice
by Aryeh Neier
Shedding an especially penetrating light on the genocidal actions that took place in Rwanda and the former Yugoslavia, War Crimes catalogs and addresses the many issues surrounding the prosecution of war crimes, including accusations of "victor's justice," international jurisprudence, and the accountability of lower-ranking officers.
Hardcover - 288 pages 1 Ed edition
Times Books; ISBN: 0812923812
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Bosnia : What Every American Should Know
by Arthur L. Clark
Paperback - 235 pages Berkley ed edition (March )
Berkley Pub Group; ISBN: 0425155382
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