Belgrade A Cultural History by David A NorrisBelgrade A Cultural History by David A Norris

Belgrade A Cultural History

byDavid A Norris

Hardcover | November 26, 2008

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Perched above the confluence of two great rivers, the Sava and Danube, Belgrade has been home to many civilizations: Celts, Romans, Byzantines, Bulgars, Magyars, Ottomans and Serbs. A Turkish fortress, the focus for a Serbian principality, an intellectual and artistic center, the city grewuntil it became capital of Yugoslavia. Now it is one of the largest cities in south-eastern Europe and capital of the Republic of Serbia. Despite many challenges, Belgrade has resisted assimilation and created a unique cultural identity out of its many contrasting sides, sometimes with surprisingconsequences.
David A. Norris is Associate Professor of Serbian and Croatian Studies, University of Nottingham
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Title:Belgrade A Cultural HistoryFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:288 pages, 5.71 × 8.31 × 0.98 inShipping dimensions:5.71 × 8.31 × 0.98 inPublished:November 26, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0195376080

ISBN - 13:9780195376081

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