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Author Resic, Sanimir, 1964-

Title The Balkans in Focus : Cultural Boundaries in Europe
Published Chicago : Nordic Academic Press, 2003
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Contents Cover; Copyright; Contents; Introduction; On Religious and Cultural Borderlines in Southeastern Europe; Weak States, Uncivil Societies and Thousands of NGOs: . Benevolent Colonialism in the Balkans; South Slav Traditional Culture as a Means to Political Legitimization; Who owns the Gusle? A Contribution to Research on the Political History of a Balkan Musical Instrument; Women Partisans as Willing Executioners in Croatian Popular Memory of the 1990s; Bosnia and Herzegovina: Boundaries and Permeation
Non-ethnic Condemnation in Post-War Stolac An Ethnographic Case-Study from Bosnia-HerzegovinaEstablishing and Dissolving Cultural Boundaries Croatian Culture in Diasporic Contexts; Ex-Home: "Balkan Culture" in Slovenia after 1991; Notes; About the Authors
Summary Discussing the complex weave of cultural links and the different religious and linguistic groups that have been living side by side in the Balkans for centuries, this anthropological study is the result of a project initiated to create a network of scholars from Scandinavia and the Yugoslav successor states devoted to the study of post-Yugoslav cultural and political developments. Nine papers on problems of cultural boundaries are presented with the idea of countering the picture of the Balkans as a huge borderland where irresolvable age-old ethnic and religious rivalries will inevit
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Author Törnquist Plewa, Barbara.
ISBN 9187121719