Although their plight now dominates television news worldwide, the Bosnian Muslims were until recently virtually unknown outside of Yugoslavia. Who are these people? Why are they the focus of their former neighbors' rage? What role did they play in Yugoslavia before they became the victims of ethnic cleansing? Why has Bosnia-Hercegovina, once a mod
Introduction: Ethnicity, the Concept of a Nation, and the Bosnian Muslims; Origin of the Bosnian Muslims; Bosnian Muslims in the Ottoman Empire; Bosnian Muslims Under Austro-Hungarian Rule; Bosnian Muslims in the Kingdom of the Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes; Bosnian Muslims in World; War II; Growth of Bosnian Muslim Nationalism Under Tito; Bosnian Muslims and the Dynamics of Post-Tito Politics; Collapse of Yugoslavia and the Fate of the Bosnian Muslims; The Case of the Bosnian Muslims: Relevance for the Social Sciences.