Belgrade: A Cultural History

Paperback | December 15, 2008

byDavid Norris

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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.

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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 i...

David Norris is the author of In the Wake of the Balkan Myth: Questions of Identity and Modernity.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 5.39 × 8.11 × 0.59 inPublished:December 15, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195376099

ISBN - 13:9780195376098

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