Kosovo: A Short History

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New York University Press, Sep 1, 2000 - History - 492 pages
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With a new introduction by the author.

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Review: Kosovo: A Short History

User Review  - Matthew Griffiths - Goodreads

A thoroughly enjoyable discussion of the many myths that people assume are fact about Kosovo. This work follows on from Malcolm's book on Bosnia, another of the former Yugoslavia's trouble zones and ... Read full review

Review: Kosovo: A Short History

User Review  - Socraticgadfly - Goodreads

A clear lining out of how Serbian "martyrdom" has 700 years of history behind it. And, from there, the vectors are traced to Serbian thuggery, starting 100 years ago in the two Balkan Wars. Read full review

About the author (2000)

Noel Malcolm is a British columnist, writer and editor who was born in 1956. He was educated at Cambridge University and was a Fellow of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge from 1981 to 1988. Malcolm left teaching to become the Foreign Editor of the Spectator and a political columnist for London's Daily Telegraph. Malcolm has written Bosnia: A Short Story, which puts the Bosnia-Hercegovina conflict into historical context and Kosovo: A Short Story, which outlines its history from medieval Serb state into modern times.

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