"In Who Are the Macedonians? Hugh Poulton... provides a fair and perceptive account of the difficult relations between [Macedonians and Albanians in the new republic].... it is one of the best guides I have read to what may be a dark and troubled future." -Misha Glenny, The New York Review of Books
"... anyone needing a concise introduction to modern Macedonian history should be grateful for Hugh Poulton's book." -Steven Sowards, H-Net Reviews
This first full historical survey of the Balkan Slavic peoples of Macedonia concludes with Macedonia's emergence as an independent state in the face of Greek opposition and a discussion of the prospects for its entanglement in the ongoing Balkan war.