Don't Mourn, Balkanize!: Essays After Yugoslavia by Andrej GrubacicDon't Mourn, Balkanize!: Essays After Yugoslavia by Andrej Grubacic

Don't Mourn, Balkanize!: Essays After Yugoslavia

byAndrej GrubacicForeword byRoxanne Dunbar-ortiz

Paperback | November 15, 2010

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Presenting a radical leftist perspective on the recent history of the Balkan region, this collection of essays, commentaries, and interviews argues that the dismantling of Yugoslavia is just another milestone in the long history of colonialism, conquest, and interventionism. Written between 2002 and 2010, this volume addresses significant happenings such as the trial of Slobodan Milosevic, the assassination of Prime Minister Djindjic, the supervised "independence" of Kosovo, and the occupation of Bosnia. In addition to this contemporary look, this exploration reveals the politically progressive traditions of the Balkan peoples as evidenced by their anti-Ottoman, anticrusade, and antifascist actions in addition to their embracing of socialism, feminism, and new social experiments.

Andrej Grubacic is a historian, sociologist, and a visiting professor of sociology at the University of San Francisco. He is the coauthor of Wobblies and Zapatistas and editor of the Staughton Lynd Reader. Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz is a historian and professor at California State University–Hayward. She is the author of The Great Sioux Nati...
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Title:Don't Mourn, Balkanize!: Essays After YugoslaviaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 8 × 5 × 0.7 inPublished:November 15, 2010Publisher:PM PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1604863021

ISBN - 13:9781604863024

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"Grubacic’s work is both an important chronicle of contemporary anti-colonial struggles in the Balkans and a critical text in shaping an emergent “balkanized” vision for the region and its peoples; an indigenous call to arms from which all stand to learn."  —Politics Respun