Balkan Babel: The Disintegration Of Yugoslavia From The Death Of Tito To The Fall Of Milosevic, 4th Edition (Hardback) book cover

Balkan Babel

The Disintegration Of Yugoslavia From The Death Of Tito To The Fall Of Milosevic, 4th Edition

By Sabrina Petra Ramet


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The fourth edition of this critically acclaimed work includes a new chapter, a new epilogue, and revisions throughout the book. Sabrina Ramet, a veteran observer of the Yugoslav scene, traces the steady deterioration of Yugoslavia's political and social fabric in the years since 1980, arguing that, while the federal system and multiethnic fabric la

Table of Contents

Credits -- Foreword: The Politics of Cultural Diversity in Former Yugoslavia -- Preface -- Disintegration, 1980-1991 -- Political Debate, 1980-1986 -- The Gathering Storm, 1987-1989 -- Brotherhood and Disunity, 1989-1991 -- Religion and Culture -- The Catholic Church -- The Serbian Orthodox Church -- Islam -- Rock Music -- War and Transition -- Serbia and Croatia at War Again -- On Their Own: Slovenia and Macedonia Since 1991 -- The Struggle for Bosnia -- Repercussions of the War in Religion, Gender Relations, and Culture -- Peace Without Rights? -- A Peace of Dayton -- Milosevic, Kosovo, and the Principle of Legitimacy -- Serbia's Unending Crisis -- Epilogue: The Legitimacy Problem -- Anti-bibliography: Reviewing the Reviews

About the Author

Sabrina P. Ramet is professor of political science at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim, Norway. She is the author of over eleven books, including Whose Democracy? Nationalism, Religion, and the Doctrine of Collective Rights in Post-1989 Eastern Europe and Nihil Obstat: Religion, Politics, and Social Change in East-Central Europe and Russia. She is also the editor or coeditor of more than two dozen books, mostly about Eastern Europe and Russia.

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