In 1990 the author travelled through the Balkans from Vienna to Istanbul, through southern Austria and Croatia, Old Serbia and Albania to Macedonia, ...Show synopsisIn 1990 the author travelled through the Balkans from Vienna to Istanbul, through southern Austria and Croatia, Old Serbia and Albania to Macedonia, Romania and Bulgaria. This book moves from city to countryside, as Kaplan journeyed by road, river and rail taking the reader into the hearts and minds of the people condemned to a history of bloodshed and hatred. Kaplan calls the Balkans "history's cauldron"; it is the place where 20th-century history began with the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo - and where the world's eyes are focused as the century draws to a close.Hide synopsis
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Description:New. Book is new. Balkan Ghosts offers the complexity, brutality...New. Book is new. Balkan Ghosts offers the complexity, brutality and beauty in traveling in both the past and the present. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 307 p. Contains: Illustrations. Vintage Departures. Audience: General/trade. Free USPS Tracking.
Description:New. From the assassination that triggered World War I to the...New. From the assassination that triggered World War I to the ethnic warfare in 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. Chosen as one of...
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