Tag Archives: Serbia

Book Review: Guide To The Collapse Of Yugoslavia 1991-1999

Guide To The Collapse Of Yugoslavia 1991-1999, by Alastair Finlan Among the free books on history I was able to download and read was this gem, which takes a distinct approach to the Balkan conflicts that reduces the emphasis on … Continue reading

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Today In History, On June 28th, 1914, The World Went Mad

June 28th is St. Vitus’ Day, and the anniversary of the Battle of Kosovo, where in a hard-fought battle the medieval Serbian monarchy lost against the rising power of the Ottoman Empire. The battle itself was not as decisive as … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Mad Catastrophe

A Mad Catastrophe: The Outbreak of World War I and the Collapse of the Habsburg Empire, by Geoffrey Wawro This book fills a niche that many people, even those who are students of World War I [1], may not even … Continue reading

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