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The Macedonian Slavs in the Greek Civil War, 1944-1949

By Horncastle, James

Lexington Books, 2019 The Macedonian Slavs in the Greek Civil War, 1944–1949 JAMES HORNCASTLE In this study of Macedonian Slavs in the Greek Civil War, the author examines how their participation in the conflict, and the attempts by other groups to manipulate them, gave rise to modern issues that continue to affect politics in the region today. The Macedonian Question has confounded academics, politicians and the people of the Balkans since the nineteenth century. While the countries have resolved the territorial component of the Macedonian Question, the critical and confusing question surrounding the ethnic and linguistic identity of the people of the region continues to be the source of international debate. Part of the reason for this confusion is because the history of the Macedonian Question is shrouded in nationalist polemics. The role of the Macedonian Slavs involvement in the Greek Civil War is particularly contentious and embedded in nationalist polemics, which has impacted academic inquiry. This book argues that the preponderance of Macedonian Slavs within the communist forces during the Greek Civil War influenced the actions of all the major actors involved, and is a significant factor in shaping the modern Macedonian national identity. « . First Ediition.

$100.00

Cities and Stones : A Traveller's Yugoslavia

By Aldiss,Brian W.

London: Faber & Faber, 1966 Interesting book about Yugoslavia under Tito 291p. map illuss.index. Ex-Library copy - clean, btight and tight and with no marks other than by brown tape marks on endpapers . 1st UK Edition. Hardcover. Good > Very Good/No Jacket. Ex-Library.

$15.00

People of the Storm God: Travels in Macedonia
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People of the Storm God: Travels in Macedonia

By Myer, Will

Northampton MA: Interlink Books, 2005 Travelling in Turkey, Greece, Bulgaria and the newly independent Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Myer encounters a bewildering array of political and cultural opinions-Orthodox Christians and Muslims, communists and nationalists, warlords and modernizers. His investigations take him to Orthodox weddings and Easter parades, political meetings and religious ceremonies. He encounters widows and witches, dervishes and mystics. Throughout he remains fascinated by the human dimension of Macedonia"s deep-seated identity crisis. More than a simple travelogue, People of the Storm God casts light on the troubled history of Macedonia and its unique melting pot of politics, religion and ethnicity. This book evocatively reveals both the extraordinary cultural diversity of the Balkans and the weight of history borne by its different peoples.. First Thus. Soft Cover. New.

$30.00

2 Me Rallye Automobile Balkanique

By Rallye Automobile Balkanique

Athens: Automobile et Touring Club De Grece, 1938 Official brochure for the Second Balkan Car Rally organized by the Automobile Clubs of Albania, Bulgaria, Greec, Romania, Turkey and Yugoslavia n 1928. All the routes,regulations and rules etc. for potential participants. [The roads in Greece might have been in better condition than in the other countries since the 40 Kilometre speed moves up to 50-60 in Greece!] Text in French, 28p. map tables.. 1st Edition.. Brochure. Very Good. Stapled in Paper Cover.

$50.00

Balkanika Symmeikta 2

Thessalonike: Institute for Balkan Studies., 1983 Balkanika symmeikta : periodike ekdose tou Idrymatos Meleton Chersonesou tou Aimu .Edited by Konstantinos K Papoulides. [WorldCat lists copies in Europe, but seems not find any in USA}]. 1st Greek Edition.. Original Wraps. Vry Good.

$35.00

Before Knossos: Arthur Evans's Travels in the Balkans and Crete
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Before Knossos: Arthur Evans's Travels in the Balkans and Crete

By Brown, Ann C

Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 1993 Based on Evans's travel diary and sketchbooks, and illustrated throughout with contemporary drawings, photographs and modern comparisons, this book describes journeys made in Crete between 1894 and 1899 visiting archaeological sites, many in remote areas which are still unexcavated. 92 p. illus [some col] maps, bibliography.index. 1st UK Edition.. Softcover. Near Fine.

$12.50

Macedonia: Documents and Material

By Bozhinov, Voin & Panayotov. L (eds)

Sofia: Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 1978 "The aim of the persent volume is to acquaint the readre in a scholarly manner, as revealed in documents and other material of Bulgarian and foreign origin, including books and chronicles, newspapers and literature with the historical fate and development of the Bulgarian population in Macedonia. The volume covers the period of the arrival of the Slavs and Proto-Bulgars in the Balkan Peninsula, leading to the formation of the Slav-Bulgarian state in 681, and of the Bulgarian nationality (Slav in Essence and Bulgarian in name) towards the snd of the 9th century, uo to 1940 . i.e.until the beginning of the Second World War in the Balkans" Large heavy volume containing transcripts in English of a wide range of dcuments. 905.p. illus, indexes. Text complate, but weakened at the hinges, DJ has some chips & tears,now in a protective sleeve. [Weighs 1.8 kgi / 4lb}nd3xesof documents and other materials concerning the history of Macedonia from the 6th.C.to 1940. "oia. First English Language Edition.. Hardcover. Very Good/Good,Slight Chips & Tears.

$75.00

The Broken Road: From the Iron Gates to Mount Athos
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The Broken Road: From the Iron Gates to Mount Athos

By Fermor, Patrick Leigh

London: John Murray, 2014 A Time of Gifts and Between the Woods and the Water were the first two volumes in a projected trilogy that would describe the walk that Patrick Leigh Fermor undertook at the age of eighteen from the Hook of Holland to Constantinople. 'When are you going to finish Vol. III ' was the cry from his fans; but although he wished he could, the words refused to come. The curious thing was that he had not only written an early draft of the last part of the walk, but that it predated the other two. It remains unfinished but The Broken Road - edited and introduced by Colin Thubron and Artemis Cooper - completes an extraordinary journey.. First Pbk.Ed... Softcover. New. Illus. by Edited Colin Thubron & Artemis Cooper.

$20.00

The Serbs : The Guardians of the Gate
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The Serbs : The Guardians of the Gate

By Laffan,R.G.D.

New York: Dorset, 1989 The involvement of the Serbs in the Balkan Wars and WW I. Reprint of book first published in 1917. hardcover. 299p. map.table.index. Condition : New $35.00 [15696] Laffan,R.G.D. The Serbs : The Guardians of the Gate. New York: Dorset, 1989. Facsimile Edition. Hard Cover. New / New. ISBN: 0-88029-413-2. The involvement of the Serbs in the Balkan Wars and WW I. Reprint of book first published in 1917. hardcover. 299p. map.table.index. Condition : New $35.00. Facsimile Edition.. Hard Cover. New/New.

$35.00

Black Lamb and Grey Falcon
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Black Lamb and Grey Falcon

By West, Rebecca

London: Penguin, 1982 Classic and engrossing account of Yugoslavian history,culture & politics prior to WW II. 1181p. bibliography.index. Reprint.. Trade Paperback. Very Good.

$12.50

The Broken Road: From the Iron Gates to Mount Athos
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The Broken Road: From the Iron Gates to Mount Athos

By Fermor, Patrick Leigh

London: John Murray, 2014 A Time of Gifts and Between the Woods and the Water were the first two volumes in a projected trilogy that would describe the walk that Patrick Leigh Fermor undertook at the age of eighteen from the Hook of Holland to Constantinople. 'When are you going to finish Vol. III ' was the cry from his fans; but although he wished he could, the words refused to come. The curious thing was that he had not only written an early draft of the last part of the walk, but that it predated the other two. It remains unfinished but The Broken Road - edited and introduced by Colin Thubron and Artemis Cooper - completes an extraordinary journey. . First Pbk.Ed.. Softcover. As New. Illus. by Edited Colin Thubron & Artemis Cooper.

$15.00

Children of Atlantis : Voices from the Former Yugoslavia
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Children of Atlantis : Voices from the Former Yugoslavia

By Lesic, Zdenko (Ed.)

London: Central European University Press, 1995 Collection of writings describing the experiences of young people displaced by the break-up of the former Yugoslavia."In Children of Atlantis the many young people who fled the conflicts innundating the former Yugoslavia describe their experiences of the horrors of war, their feelings of loss and uncertainty, their hopes for a better future. The essays in this book offer snapshots of a generation of young people on the threshold of their working lives, uprooted from the world they grew up in, confronting the task of making something of their lives in the face of the catastrophe that has overwhelmed them, their families, their friends, and their homeland.". First Edition.. Soft Cover. As New.

$22.50

Salonica Terminus : Travels into the Balkan Nightmare

By Reed, Fred A

Toronto: Talonbooks, 1996 Journalist's observations on the social and political conditons and past and present ethnic tensions in the Balkans. 270. illus.maps.bibliography.. 1st.Can Ed... Soft Cover. Near Fine.

$15.00

Salonica Terminus : Travels into the Balkan Nightmare

By Reed, Fred A

Toronto: Talonbooks, 1996 Journalist's observations on the social and political conditons and past and present ethnic tensions in the Balkans. 270. illus.maps.bibliography.. 1st.Can Ed... Soft Cover. Near Fine.

$15.00

Salonica Terminus : Travels into the Balkan Nightmare

By Reed, Fred A

Toronto: Talonbooks, 1996 Journalist's observations on the social and political conditons and past and present ethnic tensions in the Balkans. 270. illus.maps.bibliography.. 1st.Can Ed... Soft Cover. Near Fine.

$15.00

Between the Woods and the Water ; On Foot to Constantinople from the Hook of Holland : From the Middle Danube to the Iron Gates.
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Between the Woods and the Water ; On Foot to Constantinople from the Hook of Holland : From the Middle Danube to the Iron Gates.

By Fermor,Patrick Leigh

New York: New York Review of Books, 2005 Continuing the epic foot journey across Europe begun in "A Time of Gifts" The journey that Patrick Leigh Fermor set out on in 1933--to cross Europe on foot with an emergency allowance of one pound a day--proved so rich in experiences that when much later he sat down to describe them, they overflowed into more than one volume. Undertaken as the storms of war gathered, and providing a background for the events that were beginning to unfold in Central Europe, Leigh Fermor"s still-unfinished account of his journey has established itself as a modern classic. "Between the Woods and the Water," the second volume of a projected three, has garnered as many prizes as its celebrated predecessor, "A Time of Gifts." The opening of the book finds Leigh Fermor crossing the Danube--at the very moment where his first volume left off. A detour to the luminous splendors of Prague is followed bya trip downriver to Budapest, passage on horseback acrossthe Great Hungarian Plain, and a crossing of the Romanian border into Transylvania. Remote castles, mountain villages, monasteries and towering ranges that are the haunt of bears, wolves, eagles, gypsies, and a variety of sects are all savored in the approach to the Iron Gates, the division between the Carpathian mountains and the Balkans, where, for now, the story ends. 264p. index.map. index. . Reissue. Softcover. Very Good.

$12.50

The Creation of Macedonian Statehood (1893-1945)

By Hristov, Alexander

Skopje: Kultura, 1971 The political history of the foundation of the Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia from IMRO to the end of World War II. 152p. Front cover with slight mark and scuffing, else fine. First Thus.. Softcover. Near Fine.

$35.00

The Macedonian Conflict : Ethnic Nationalism in a Transnational World
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The Macedonian Conflict : Ethnic Nationalism in a Transnational World

By Danforth,Loring

Princeton, NJ: Princeton U.P., 1995 "Greeks and Macedonians today are engaged in a heated dispute over claims to a single identity. Anthropologist and author Loring Danforth examines the Macedonian conflict in light of contemporary theoretical work on ethnic cultural identity and the role of the state in building a nation. The conflict is set in the broader context of Balkan history and in the more narrow context of the recent disintegration of Yugoslavia." Includes the opinions and experiences of emigrant Greeks, Macedonians etc. in Australia, Canada etc. 273p. illus.bibliography.index. Soft Cover. New.

$30.00

The Macedonian Conflict : Ethnic Nationalism in a Transnational World
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The Macedonian Conflict : Ethnic Nationalism in a Transnational World

By Danforth,Loring

Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1995 Greeks and Macedonians are presently engaged in an often heated dispute involving competing claims to a single identity. Each group asserts that they, and they alone, have the right to identify themselves as Macedonians. The Greek government denies the existence of a Macedonian nation and insists that all Macedonians are Greeks, while Macedonians vehemently assert their existence as a unique people. Here Loring Danforth examines the Macedonian conflict in light of contemporary theoretical work on ethnic nationalism, the construction of national identities and cultures, the invention of tradition, and the role of the state in the process of building a nation. The conflict is set in the broader context of Balkan history and in the more narrow context of the recent disintegration of Yugoslavia. Danforth focuses on the transnational dimension of the global cultural war taking place between Greeks and Macedonians both in the Balkans and in the diaspora. He analyzes two issues in particular: the struggle for human rights of the Macedonian minority in northern Greece and the campaign for international recognition of the newly independent Republic of Macedonia. The book concludes with a detailed analysis of the construction of identity at an individual level among immigrants from northern Greece who have settled in Australia, where multiculturalism is an official policy. People from the same villages, members of the same families, living in the northern suburbs of Melbourne have adopted different national identities 273p. illus.bibliography.index. Reprint.. Soft Cover. As New.

$30.00

Esprit de corps: Sketches from diplomatic Life

By Durrell, Lawrence

London: Faber & Faber, 1963 Humourous observations of Diplomatic life in Belgrade. 89p illus. Clan tight copy, but a little wear on paper wraps. Reprint.. Softcover. Very Good. Illus. by V.H.Drummond.

$8.00

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