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Published by Hutchinson in London .
Written in English


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In 1 library. xvii, p., [32] leaves of plates: ill. maps ; 24 cm. Balkan Peninsula -- Description and travel. Author: Heathcote, Dudley. Title: My wanderings in the Balkans, by Dudley Heathcote. Publication info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Library. Abstract. xvii, [19] p. front., illus. (map) plates, ports. 24 on lining papersAuthor: Dudley. Heathcote. .the symbols of the Balkans aren’t only hatred death and revenge, the graves in Srebrenica, economic primitivism, nationalisms. They are the children, too, playing in the ruind of an abandoned factory at dusk,an antidote to decay; they are the newly-married mixed-faith couple; they are crossing from its one side to the other with faith in.

i enjoyed wanderings a great deal, although about 50% of the book could have been excised without seriously disrupting the parts i found really fascinating -- the patriarchal period, the transition from cult-based to Rabbinic Judaism, the shifting centers of Rabbinic thought from Jerusalem to Babylon, and then to Cordova in Muslim Spain 4/5(56). aimos - wanderings in the balkans (ΔΙΓΛΩΣΣΗ ΕΚΔΟΣΗ, ΑΓΓΛΙΚΑ-ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΑ). Πάντοτε μου άρεσαν οι ιστορίες. Θυμάμαι ότι από μικρό παιδί στεκόμουν κοντά στους γεροντότερους για να αντλήσω κάτι από το παρελθόν των τόπω. The Wandering is a dense novel of branching paths inspired by the Choose-Your-Own-Adventure books of old. But while those books were fantastical, and written for kids to experiment with their own imaginations, The Wandering is a story of migration, of searching the world for happiness and hoping that it will be found over the next page (or if. Mazower's ''The Balkans'' proved to one packed to the brim in Balkan history, and he has shown through this book that he is definitely an expert in this field of study. The variety of quotes from significant people who studied or played their part in Balkan history was evidence of extensive research which helped me in understanding more clearly Reviews:

This book explores the stagnation of democracy in the Western Balkans over the last decade. The author maps regional features of rising authoritarianism that mirror larger global trends and, in doing so, outlines the core mechanisms of authoritarian rule in the Balkans, with a particular focus on Serbia, Montenegro and Macedonia. "In the towns they have made her godmother to some back street, but in the country, even in the none too retentive memories of the everyday people, they still call her "Kralitza" or "The Queen."" Edith Durham travelled extensively in the southern Balkans and had written seven books on Balkan affairs.   A list of books on the Balkans really needs a look at Serbia, and Tim Judah’s book has the telling subtitle “History, Myth and the Destruction of Yugoslavia.” This is an attempt to examine what happened and how it has affected Serbs, rather than just being a tabloid attack. It’s the first book of Tuma’s Balkan trilogy. Fans should note that the second book will travel north to Istria and Slovenia, and in the third, east to Serbia, Kosovo, and Macedonia. The plot of Winds of Dalmatia is sweeping, grand, romantic, and beautiful. Maria Perić has gone through her personal hell during the Balkan war and s: