The Palgrave Concise Historical Atlas of the Balkans

The Palgrave Concise Historical Atlas of the Balkans

by D. Hupchick, H. Cox
     
 

ISBN-10: 031223970X

ISBN-13: 9780312239701

Pub. Date: 10/28/2001

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US

The dramatic, tumultuous and often tragic human events that erupted in the Balkan Peninsula following the collapse of communism between 1989 and 1991 have captured the Western world's attention throughout the past decade. The Palgrave Concise Historical Atlas of the Balkans contains fifty two-colour, full-page maps and extensive explanatory text to explore this often…  See more details below

Overview

The dramatic, tumultuous and often tragic human events that erupted in the Balkan Peninsula following the collapse of communism between 1989 and 1991 have captured the Western world's attention throughout the past decade. The Palgrave Concise Historical Atlas of the Balkans contains fifty two-colour, full-page maps and extensive explanatory text to explore this often complicated and war-torn history. The maps not only illustrate the area's physical geography, but also the political development and key moments in Balkans history, in a way that is immediate and easy-to-understand. Lecturers and students will find it an indispensable and affordable useful reference tool, and general readers will enjoy it for its clarity and wealth of information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312239701
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date:
10/28/2001
Edition description:
2001
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.01(d)

Table of Contents

Preface General Key to the Maps INTRODUCTORY MAPS Physical Political, 2000 Natural Resources Demographic Cultural ERA OF BYZANTINE HEGEMONY, 600-1355 The East Roman Balkans, Late 6th Century Avar, Slav, and Bulgar Invasions, 7th Century Rise of the First Bulgarian Empire, 7th-10th Centuries Fall of the First Bulgarian Empire, Mid 10th-Early 11th Centuries Rise of Medieval Croatia, 10th-12th Centuries The Balkans, Late 12th Century Crusades in the Balkans, Late 11th-Early 13th Centuries The Balkans After the Fourth Crusade, 1204-1214 Byzantium Resurrected, 1261-1328 Rise of the Romanian Principalities, Mid 13th-14th Centuries Rise of Medieval Bosnia, 13th-14th Centuries Rise of Medieval Serbia, 13th-Mid 14th Centuries Political Fragmentation, Mid 14th Century ERA OF OTTOMAN DOMINATION, 1355-1804 Ottoman Expansion in the Balkans, Mid 14th-Early 16th Centuries Fall of Constantinople, 1453 (and Ottoman Istanbul) Apex of Ottoman Expansion, Mid 16th Century Ottoman Millet Organization, Mid 16th-17th Centuries Habsburg Croatian-Slavonian Military Border, 17th-18th Centuries The Ottoman Balkans, Late 17th-18th Centuries ERA OF ROMANTIC NATIONALISM, 1804-1878 Emergence of Modern Balkan States, 1804-1856 The 'Balkan Crisis' of 1875-1876 The 'San Stefano' Balkans, March 1878 The 'Berlin' Balkans, July 1878 ERA OF NATION-STATE NATIONALISM, 1878-1944 Balkan State Territorial Expansion, 1881-1886 The 'Macedonian Question' The Balkans, 1908 Bosnia-Hercegovina, 1908-1914 The Balkan Wars, 1912-1913 World War I in the Balkans The Post-Versailles/Lausanne Balkans, 1923 Yugoslavia, 1929-1941 Post-Trianon Romania, 1920-1938 The 'Transylvanian Question' Bulgaria, 1919-1940 Greece, 1923-1941 Albania, 1921-1940 The Balkans, 1939-1940 World War II-The 1941 Balkan Campaign The Axis-Dominated Balkans, 1941-1944 ERA OF COMMUNIST DOMINATION, 1944-1991 Balkan Cominform States, 1945-1947 The Greek Civil War, 1946-1949 Splits in Communism, 1948-1960 Collapse of Communism, 1989-1991 ERA OF POST-COMMUNISM, 1991-PRESENT Wars of Yugoslav Succession, 1991-1995 The 'Kosovo Crisis,' 1999 Selected Bibliography Index

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