Religious Quest and National Identity in the Balkans

Religious Quest and National Identity in the Balkans

by C. Hawkesworth
     
 
This book offers rare insights into the cultural traditions that have shaped the Balkan region - from pagan times, through folk culture, the medieval Christian churches, the encounter between Christianity and Islam, up to the religious and national mythologies that have proved so destructive in the present day. With the Balkans a central focus of European concern at

Overview

This book offers rare insights into the cultural traditions that have shaped the Balkan region - from pagan times, through folk culture, the medieval Christian churches, the encounter between Christianity and Islam, up to the religious and national mythologies that have proved so destructive in the present day. With the Balkans a central focus of European concern at the beginning of the twenty-first century, this volume is a timely reminder of the complex cultural processes that continue to affect the modern world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780333778104
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
09/25/2001
Series:
Studies in Russia and East Europe Series
Edition description:
2001
Pages:
242
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)

Meet the Author

FLORENTINA BADALANOVA Research Associate, School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University College London
BERNARD HAMILTON Professor Emeritus of Crusading History, University of Nottingham
VLADETA JANKOVIC Professor of Classical Literature, University of Belgrade
ALEXANDER LOPASIC previously Lecturer in Social Anthropology, University of Reading
NOEL MALCOLM previously Foreign Editor of the Spectator
ELISSAVETA MOUSSAKOVA Head of Department of Manuscripts and Old Printed Books, National Library, Sofia
JOHN NANDRIS previously Senior Lecturer in European Prehistory, Institute of Archaeology, University College London
JOHN D. NORTON Director, Centre for Turkish Studies, University of Durham
IOAN-AUREL POP Professor of Medieval and Early Modern History, Babes-Bolyai University, Romania
JENNIFER SCARCE Curator of Middle Eastern Culture, National Museums of Scotland
MITJA VELIKONJA Assistant Professor, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana
F.A.K. YASAMEE Senior Lecturer, Department of Middle Eastern Studies, University of Manchester

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