Balkan Ghosts: A Journey Through History

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Vintage Books, 1996 - Počet stran: 307
From the assassination that set off World War I to the ethnic warfare sweeping Bosnia and Croatia, the Balkans have been the crucible of the 20th century--the place where terrorism and genocide were first practiced as tools of policy. This enthralling political travelogue helps us understand that region's anguish. 16 pages of photos.

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I liked the way he wrote the book, like a trip journal. I also liked the picturesque person he met during his journey. I would organize the book in a different way: less about Greece and Romania and ... Přečíst celou recenzi

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My library contains many books on the interface between travel and history, and one of my favourite authors in this genre is Robert Kaplan, who wrote "Balkan Ghosts" (1993). The book contains several ... Přečíst celou recenzi


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Robert D. Kaplan is a correspondent for The Atlantic Monthly and the bestselling author of eight previous books on foreign affairs and travel, including Balkan Ghosts, The Ends of the Earth, The Coming Anarchy, and Eastward to Tartary. He is a senior fellow at the New America Foundation in Washington. He lives with his wife and son in western Massachusetts.

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