This travel book explores the forgotten countries on the edge of the new Europe--Romania, Bulgaria, Turkey and Uzbekistan. Mixing anecdote and reportage with history and legend, Malcomson teases out the long-running tensions between nation and empire, whether Roman, Byzantine, Ottoman or European. By the author of Tutarani: A Political Journey in the Pacific Islands.

Empire's Edge 1995, Verso, N.Y

ISBN-13: 9781859840986

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