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Author Mojzes, Paul.

Title Balkan genocides : holocaust and ethnic cleansing in the twentieth century / Paul Mojzes
Published Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 299 pages)
Series Studies in genocide : religion, history, and human rights
Studies in genocide.
Contents Definitions of genocide and ethnic cleansing -- The heritage of horrors -- Balkan Wars 1912-1913 : an unrecognized genocide. Epilogue : World War I as the Third Balkan War ; The Greek-Turkish Wars -- Multiple genocides of World War II : Western Balkans. Preliminary philosophical and theological concerns ; Genocide in the "Independent State of Croatia" ; Genocidal aspects of Italian occupational authorities in Yugoslav lands ; Slovenia ; Bosnia and Herzegovina -- Multiple genocides of World War II : Northeastern and Central Balkans. Belgrade and Serbia proper ; Backa and Baranja under Hungarian occupation ; The fate of the Yugoslav Army's Jewish POWs ; Montenegro ; Albania and Kosovo -- Massacres and ethnic cleansing by Cetniks ; Genocide against Roma (Gypsies) -- Multiple genocides of World War II : Southeastern Balkans. Bulgarian Jews not deported to death camps ; Macedonia ; Greece under German, Italian, and Bulgarian occupation -- Retaliatory genocides against wartime enemies. Genocide of Yugoslavia's ethnic Germans ; Massacres of Hungarians ; Ethnic cleansing of Italians ; Bleiburg and the fate of Ustase and other militaries collaborating with the Axis -- Ethnic cleansing during Yugoslavia's wars of disintegration in the 1990s. The context ; Contentious analytical issues -- War in Croatia. Overview of the war ; Was it genocide and/or ethnic cleansing? War in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Problems leading to the war ; Major events of the war ; The horrors of ethnic cleansing ; The Srebrenica genocide ; Genocidal rape ; Did genocide occur in Bosnia and Herzegovina? ; Appendix [translation of a segmant of the book Ubijanje smrti (The killing of death) by Jasmin Imamovic] -- Protracted conflict and war in Kosovo. Overview of Serbian-Kosovar Albanian relationships, 1945-1999 ; Overview of the War of 1999 ; The destruction of Serbian Orthodox holy places ; Ethnic cleansing in reverse ; Did genocides and/or ethnic cleansing occur in Kosovo? -- International Criminal Tribunal for Yugoslavia -- Onward into the twenty-first century : a postscript. Threat of genocide averted in Macedonia ; Prospects for the Balkans -- Time line
Summary Balkan Genocides is the first book to provide a comprehensive account of the three major waves of genocide and ethnic cleansing (including the Holocaust) in the Balkan peninsula during the 20th century-from the Balkan wars to World War II to the wars of Yugoslavia's disintegration. By placing the events within their proper historical context, Paul Mojzes raises awareness of the total scope of destruction with while also correcting the misrepresentations which have led to the denial and cover-up of ma
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Ethnic conflict -- Balkan Peninsula -- History.
Ethnic conflict -- Yugoslavia -- History.
Genocide -- Balkan Peninsula -- History.
Genocide -- Yugoslavia -- History.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Atrocities -- Balkan Peninsula.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Atrocities -- Yugoslavia.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities -- Balkan Peninsula.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities -- Yugoslavia.
Yugoslav War, 1991-1995 -- Atrocities.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1283447061
1442206659 (electronic bk.)
9781442206656 (electronic bk.)