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- DescriptionThis book provides concise and objective background on former Yugoslavia and events leading to the Yugoslav crisis, conflict and disintegration of the country. The book was one of the earliest voices of unbiased approach and writing when most of the Western politicians and media disregarded reality and genuine causes of the Yugoslav civil war. Yugoslavia: Crisis and Disintegration received North America Society for Serbian Studies: NASSS (an organizational member of the Association for Slavic, East European and Euroasian Studies) prestigious Misha Djordjevic Literary Award as 1995 Book of the Year.
- Author BiographyBranko Mikasinovich (born November 6, 1938 in Belisce) is a scholar of Yugoslav and Serbian literature as well as a noted Slavist. He has edited Introduction to Yugoslav Literature (Twayne, 1973), a representative anthology of modern Yugoslav prose and poetry in English; Five Modern Yugoslav Plays (Cyrco Press, 1977), a unique collection of plays written between 1945 and 1980; Modern Yugoslav Satire (Cross-Cultural Communications, 1979), which was selected for Best Titles of 1979 by Library Journal and included in the Puschart Prize V: The Best of the Small Presses; Yugoslav Fantastic Prose (Proex, 1991), the first anthology of Yugoslav supernatural tales in English, and Yugoslavia: Crisis and Disintegration (Plyroma Publishing Co., 1994). Mikasinovich received his B.A. from Roosevelt University in Chicago in 1965, his M.A. from Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois in 1967, and a Ph.D. from the University of Belgrade in 1984. He has taught the Russian language and Slavic literature at Tulane University and the University of New Orleans, and was president of the Louisiana Association of Professors of Slavic and Eastern European languages. He has appeared as a panelist on Yugoslav press on ABC's Press International in Chicago and PBS's International Dateline in New Orleans. He also appears on Voice of America and a Serbian Service television program, Open Studio.
- Author(s)Branko Mikasinovich
- Date of Publication29/04/2014
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectPolitics: General & Reference
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight104 g
- Width133 mm
- Height203 mm
- Spine5 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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