By: ROBERT J. DONIA, JOHN V. FINE A.
Columbia Univ Pr: August 1995
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Binding: Paper Back
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In Bosnia and Hercegovina: A Tradition Betrayed, Donia and Fine Shatter the myth that the former Yugoslavia has been plunged into civil strife by the end of the Cold War. To prove this point they examine Bosnia's rich historical traditions in light of the conflict that erupted there in 1992. The authors explain the origins of Bosnia's major ethnonational groups in the religious conversions of the Middle Ages and under the Ottomans as a prelude to the transformation of its principal religious communities into twentieth-century nationalities.Taking issue with the widespread perception that ancie... View More...