Bosnia and Herzegovina in Perspective: Orientation Guide and Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Society, Military, Religion, Serbs and by Progressive Management

Bosnia and Herzegovina in Perspective: Orientation Guide and Cultural Orientation: Geography…

byProgressive Management

Kobo ebook | July 29, 2014

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These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Bosnia and Herzegovina, with a special emphasis on geography, history, the economy, society, security and military matters, religion, traditions, urban and rural life, ethnic groups, crime, the environment, government, holidays, gender issues and much more.

Geography - Country Overview * Area * Geographic Regions and Topographic Features * Northern Lowlands * Central Mountains * Southern Plateaus * Climate * Rivers and Lakes * Major Cities * Sarajevo * Banja Luka * Tuzla * Zenica * Mostar * Environmental Issues * Natural Hazards * Self-Study Questions
History - Introduction * Pre-Slavic Bosnia and Herzegovina * Serbs and Croats * Early Bosnian Autonomy * The Rise and Fall of the Bosnian Kingdom * Religion in Ottoman Bosnia * Decline of the Ottoman Empire * The Austro-Hungarian Era * Ethnic Nationalism * World War I * The First Yugoslavia * World War II * The Second Yugoslavia * Bosnian Independence * The Bosnian War * Dayton Peace Accords * Post-War Bosnia * Self-Study Questions * Economy - Introduction * Agriculture * Industry * Manufacturing * Mineral Resources * Energy Resources * Trade * Service Sector * Tourism * Banking, Finance, and Investment * Transportation * Standard of Living * Looking Forward * Self-Study Questions * Society - Introduction * Ethnic Groups * Languages * Religion * Gender Issues * Arts * Film * Literature * Sports and Recreation * Self-Study Questions * Security - Introduction * U.S.-Bosnian Relations * Relations with Neighboring Countries * Croatia * Montenegro * Serbia * Military * Terrorist Groups and Activities * The Mujahideen Legacy * Local Terrorists * Other Issues Affecting Stability * Consolidation or Secession: Can the Center Hold? * Interethnic Reconciliation and Communication * Self-Study Questions

Profile - Introduction * Area * Geographic Regions and Topographic Features * Climate * Rivers and Lakes * Sava River * Bosna River * Vrbas River * Neretva River * Major Cities * Sarajevo * Banja Luka * Mostar * Tuzla * History - Early History * Medieval Kingdom (1180-1463) * Ottoman Era (1463-1878) * Austro-Hungarian Era (1878-1918) * Kingdom of Yugoslavia (1918-1941) * State of Croatia (1941-1945) * Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (1945-1992) * Independence * Economy * Trade * Economic Sectors * Government * Administrative Divisions * Structure * Media * Ethnic Groups and Languages * Self-Study Questions * Religion - Introduction * Major Religions * Roman Catholic * Eastern Orthodox * Islam * Religion and Nationalism * Religion and the State * Influence of Religion on Daily Life * Christian Practices * Islamic Practices * Religious Conventions and Gender Roles * Religious Events * Religious Holidays * Christian Holidays * Muslim Holidays * Places of Worship * Christian Place of Worship * Islamic Place of Worship * Traditions - Introduction * Honor and Values * Greetings and Interaction * Hospitality and Gift-Giving * Eating Habits * Food and Drink * Dress Code * Non-Religious Celebrations * Do's and Don'ts - Self-Study Questions * Introduction * Urban Issues * Unemployment * Social Exclusion * Health * Education * Restaurants * Market Place * Transportation * Safety * Crime * Landmines * Rural Life - Introduction * Rural Economy * Land Tenure * Local Administration * Health * Education * Rural Transportation * Landmines * Family Life - Introduction * Typical Household * Roles and Responsibilities in the Family * Marriage, Childbirth, and Divorce * Marriage * Childbirth * Divorce * Social Events * Weddings * Funerals * Naming Conventions

Title:Bosnia and Herzegovina in Perspective: Orientation Guide and Cultural Orientation: Geography…Format:Kobo ebookPublished:July 29, 2014Publisher:Progressive ManagementLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1311782958

ISBN - 13:9781311782953

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