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Imperial Undertakings and Balkan Misfortunes

Miloš Ković

in Disraeli and the Eastern Question

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199574605
eISBN:
9780191595134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574605.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

Following his triumphant return from the Congress of Berlin, Disraeli continued, though with less attention, to follow the still tense situation in the East. Through fresh threats, he managed to ... More


Religion as Hallmark of Nationhood

Vjekoslav Perica

in Balkan Idols: Religion and Nationalism in Yugoslav States

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195148565
eISBN:
9780199834556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148568.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The first part of the chapter gives a brief account of the bloody fratricidal war fought in Croatia and Bosnia‐Herzegovina in 1991–5, which resulted from ethnic nationalistic revolutions aimed at ... More


The Other Serbia: The Serbian Church in the Communist Federation

Vjekoslav Perica

in Balkan Idols: Religion and Nationalism in Yugoslav States

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195148565
eISBN:
9780199834556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148568.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The role of the Serbian Orthodox Church during the years of the communist federation of Yugoslavia is discussed in the context of Tito's suppression of Serbian secular nationalism, which in the end ... More


Flames and Shrines: The Serbian Church and Serbian Nationalist Movement in the 1980s

Vjekoslav Perica

in Balkan Idols: Religion and Nationalism in Yugoslav States

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195148565
eISBN:
9780199834556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148568.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The chapter starts with a brief account of Albanian anti‐Serbian activities (attacks on Serbian sacred places and monuments, said to be fuelled by religious hatred) in Kosovo in the 1980s. It then ... More


Defeat and Death

Miloš Ković

in Disraeli and the Eastern Question

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199574605
eISBN:
9780191595134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574605.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

Disraeli lost the elections of 1880 over the question of Balkan and imperial policies, which Gladstone had turned into the central themes of his Midlothian campaigns. In the final years of his life, ... More


Background to the Crisis

Marc Weller

in Contested Statehood: Kosovo's Struggle for Independence

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199566167
eISBN:
9780191705373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566167.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter sets the Kosovo crisis within the broader historical background of the dissolution of Yugoslavia, tracing the evolution of Kosovo's status from its position as a ‘quasi republic’ under ... More


Before They Became Turks: Immigration, Political Economy, and Identity in the Pre‐war South Marmara

Ryan Gingeras

in Sorrowful Shores: Violence, Ethnicity, and the End of the Ottoman Empire 1912-1923

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199561520
eISBN:
9780191721076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561520.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter begins by taking up the constitution and ideology of the Ottoman Muslim elite at the outset of the First World War. After coming to power in 1908, the newly formed government under the ... More


Minor Eastern Versions

BRUCE M. METZGER

in The Early Versions of the New Testament: Their Origin, Transmission, and Limitations

Published in print:
1977
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198261704
eISBN:
9780191682209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198261704.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Early Christian Studies

This chapter describes the origins, varieties, early manuscripts, and textual affinities of the Arabic version of the New Testament. Arabia comprises the territory west of Mesopotamia, east and south ... More


A War or a Nation?

James W. Pardew

in Peacemakers: American Leadership and the End of Genocide in the Balkans

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813174358
eISBN:
9780813174587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174358.003.0027
Subject:
History, Political History

Touch-and-go diplomacy by senior European officials fails to halt the momentum toward a civil war in Macedonia after Albanian insurgents use force to demand increased rights and power for their ... More


Co-opting the Liberal Peace: Untying the Gordian Knot in Kosovo1

Oliver P. Richmond and Jason Franks

in Liberal Peace Transitions: Between Statebuilding and Peacebuilding

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638765
eISBN:
9780748652761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638765.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines how the liberal project, even on the scale and depth employed by the international governance of Kosovo, is susceptible to local co-option, particularly where one group can ... More


Pictavia to Albania

Alex Woolf

in From Pictland to Alba, 789-1070

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748612338
eISBN:
9780748672165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748612338.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter reviews the changes in Scotland between the mid-eighth and the mid-eleventh centuries. The most obvious change in the political landscape of northern Britain in the period under ... More


The Writing of Caucasian Albania: Facts and Falsifications

Murtazali S. Gadjiev

in Selective Remembrances: Archaeology in the Construction, Commemoration, and Consecration of National Pasts

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226450582
eISBN:
9780226450643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226450643.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter focuses on Georgian scholar Z. Alexidze's discovery that the Caucasian Albanian language is directly ancestral to Udin, a northeast Caucasian language. It analyzes the Albanian Book as a ... More


Another Report on the Banality of Evil: The Cultural Politics of the <i>Milošević</i> Trial in Kosovo

Vjollca Krasniqi

in The Milošević Trial: An Autopsy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199795840
eISBN:
9780199345274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795840.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines the impact of Milošević trial in Kosovo. It argues that the trial did not create any meaningful venue for political rapprochement between Serbs and Albanians. The ... More


Airing Crimes, Marginalizing Victims: Political Expectations and Transitional Justice in Kosovo

Denisa Kostovicova

in The Milošević Trial: An Autopsy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199795840
eISBN:
9780199345274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795840.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines the failure of the Milošević trial to engage Kosovar Albanians and the mixed reception of the RECOM process—the regional civil society initiative aimed at documenting past ... More


Decoding Albanian Organized Crime

Jana Arsovska

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780520282803
eISBN:
9780520958715
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282803.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The expansion of organized crime across national borders has become a key security concern for the international community. This book examines some of the most widespread myths about the so-called ... More


How Success Became Failure: The Kosovo Crisis, 1998–99

Anne Hammerstad

in The Rise and Decline of a Global Security Actor: UNHCR, Refugee Protection and Security

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199213085
eISBN:
9780191746673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213085.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter follows UNHCR’s experiences as lead agency in the crowded humanitarian market place of the Kosovo crisis, 1998–99. It assesses the centrality of the agency’s security discourse in ... More


A Land of Violence and Fear

James W. Pardew

in Peacemakers: American Leadership and the End of Genocide in the Balkans

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813174358
eISBN:
9780813174587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174358.003.0022
Subject:
History, Political History

Pardew shifts to the State Department effort to respond to growing tensions between Serbia and the Albanians in Kosovo. When traditional Kosovo Albanian leaders fail to restore autonomy by political ... More


Madeleine’s War

James W. Pardew

in Peacemakers: American Leadership and the End of Genocide in the Balkans

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813174358
eISBN:
9780813174587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174358.003.0024
Subject:
History, Political History

Serbian security forces expel half the Albanian population from Kosovo during the NATO air campaign. Russia remains in the Contact Group, but the cooperative relationship on the Balkans between ... More


Pop-up Insurgency

James W. Pardew

in Peacemakers: American Leadership and the End of Genocide in the Balkans

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813174358
eISBN:
9780813174587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174358.003.0028
Subject:
History, Political History

The volatile ethnic Macedonian leaders, who hold the most power in the country, vacillate between military and negotiated solutions. The Macedonian Prime Minister and other extreme nationalists want ... More


Leo-Pard

James W. Pardew

in Peacemakers: American Leadership and the End of Genocide in the Balkans

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813174358
eISBN:
9780813174587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174358.003.0029
Subject:
History, Political History

Pardew and Leotard agree on an aggressive diplomatic strategy to promote peace. The Macedonians allow Pardew and Leotard to talk only to recognized Albanian political leaders. NATO is left to ... More


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