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By James Ridgeway,Jasminka Udovicki

ISBN-10: 0822325756

ISBN-13: 9780822325758

ISBN-10: 082232590X

ISBN-13: 9780822325901

With Muslim, Croatian, and Serbian newshounds and historians as participants, Burn This House portrays the chain of occasions that ended in the hot wars within the middle of Europe. constructed from serious, nonnationalist voices from the previous Yugoslavia, this quantity elucidates the Balkan tragedy whereas directing recognition towards the antiwar flow and the paintings of the autonomous media that experience mostly been neglected through the U.S. press. up to date due to the fact that its first e-book in 1997, this accelerated variation, extra correct than ever, comprises fabric on new advancements in Kosovo.
The participants exhibit that, opposite to descriptions by way of the Western media, the roots of the warring lie no longer in historical Balkan hatreds yet fairly in a selected set of sociopolitical conditions that happened after the dying of Tito and culminated on the finish of the chilly warfare. In bringing jointly those essays, Serbian-born sociologist Jasminka Udovicki and Village Voice Washington correspondent James Ridgeway supply crucial old historical past for realizing the turmoil in Croatia, Bosnia, and Kosovo and disclose the catalytic position performed through the propaganda of a robust few on each side of what ultimately grew to become classified an ethnic dispute.
Burn This House deals a poignant, informative, and entirely updated explication of the ongoing Balkan tragedy.

Contributors. Sven Balas, Milan Milosevi´c Branka Prpa-Jovanovi´c, James Ridgeway, Stipe Sikavica, Ejub Stitkovac, Mirko Tepavac, Ivan Torov, Jasminka Udovicki, Susan Woodward

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