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Balkan Ghosts: A Journey Through History

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4 out of 5
Based on 1,394 Ratings and 297 Reviews

Book Description
From the assassination that triggered World War I to the ethnic warfare now sweeping Serbia, Bosnia, and Croatia, the Balkans have been the crucible of the twentieth century, the place where terrorism and genocide first became tools of policy.

This enthralling and often chilling political travelogue fully deciphers the Balkans' ancient passions and intractable hatreds for outsiders. Fo... More
Book Information
PublisherPicador USA
BindingPaperback (14 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages368
Publication Date05/01/2005
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About Robert D. Kaplan (Author) : Robert D. Kaplan is a published author. Some of the published credits of Robert D. Kaplan include Balkan Ghosts: A Journey Through History, Taras Bulba (Modern Library Classics).
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Reader Comments
6/13/2010 Theresa Ojinmah said: I am currently reading this book after I've visited and fallen in love with Serbia. What a great book, very evocative. I've been to several of places you wrote about--Kalimegdan and Ravanica.

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