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Gregorio, Katharine

Summary: "Illuminating a thrilling untold chapter of the Cold War, The Double Life of Katharine Clark shares the forgotten story of a remarkable woman who pioneered a career in a male-dominated profession. In 1955, Katharine Clark became the first female American wire reporter behind the Iron Curtain, forging a career as a journalist, befriending a leading Communist, and risking her life to smuggle away...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks 2022

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Contents: Ramajana / Muharem Serbezovski & Ansambl Crni Diamanti -- Kada zvona zvone / Šaban Bajramović & Ansambl Miodraga Mitrovića-Bate -- Pe romnasa o Miro turisti đelo / Hajra Sučurija & Ansambl Kud Ibar -- Đurđevdan, Đurđevdan / Esma Redžepova & Ansambl Teodosievski -- Amen sama but Roma / Duet Đurić-Runjaić & Sekstet Dušana Radalića -- Ramu, Ramu / Muharem Serbezovski & Ansambl Meda Čuna -- Selime...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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O'Keefe, Emily

Contents: Fast facts -- A visit to Bosnia -- The Archduke and the Emporer -- The Black Hand -- The assassination -- The First World War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.3 OKE

Judah, Tim

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 949.6 JUD

Summary: A tragicomedy about love, friendship, betrayal, manipulation and lies. Deals with the conflicts of Yugoslav history of the past fifty years. The story starts from an underground manufacture of weapons of Belgrade, during WWII. The black marketeer who smuggles the weapons to partisans forgets to mention to the workers that the war is over, and they keep producing. 50 years later, they become...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2003

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN UND

Bunjevac, Nina.

Summary: Standing alongside Marjane Satrapi s Persepolis and Joe Sacco s Palestine, Nina Bunjevac s Fatherland is a searing work of graphic nonfiction that tells the history of the Balkans in the twentieth century through the experiences of the author and her family. In 1975, fearing her husband s growing fanaticism, Bunjevac s mother flees her marriage and adopted country of Canada, taking Nina then...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Livright Publishing Corporation 2015

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West, Rebecca

Summary: Written on the brink of World War II, Rebecca West's classic examination of the history, people, and politics of Yugoslavia illuminates a region that is still a focus of international concern. A magnificent blend of travel journal, cultural commentary, and historical insight, Black Lamb and Grey Falcon probes the troubled history of the Balkans and the uneasy relationships among its ethnic...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 914.97 WES

Freeman, Gregory A.

Summary: In 1944 the OSS set out to recover more than 500 airmen trapped and sheltered for months by villagers behind enemy lines in Yugoslavia. Classified for over half a century for political reasons, the full account of Operation Halyard, a story of loyalty, self-sacrifice, and bravery, is now being told for the first time.--From publisher description.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nal Caliber 2007

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Statovci, Pajtim

Summary: "Already an international sensation: a debut novel that tells a love story set in two countries in two radically different moments in time, bringing together a young man, his mother, a boa constrictor, and one capricious cat. In 1980s Yugoslavia, a young Muslim girl is married off to a man she hardly knows, but what was meant to be a happy match goes quickly wrong. Soon thereafter her country...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2017

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Freeman, Gregory A.

Summary: In 1944 the OSS set out to recover more than 500 airmen trapped and sheltered for months by villagers behind enemy lines in Yugoslavia. Classified for over half a century for political reasons, the full account of Operation Halyard, a story of loyalty, self-sacrifice, and bravery, is now being told for the first time.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media 2007

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 940.54 FRE

Cohen, Roger.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 949.7024 COH

Drakulić, Slavenka

Summary: "Slavenka Drakulic confronts one of recent history's most difficult and important subjects in her new book, They Would Never Hurt a Fly. An examination of the war criminals being prosecuted by the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in The Hague, the book shows Drakulic at her most incisive as she seeks to understand the people behind the horrific crimes committed...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 949.703 DRA

Sabic-El-Rayess, Amra

Summary: In Bihac, Bosnia, in 1992, sixteen-year-old Amra and her family face starvation and the threat of brutal ethnic violence as Serbs and Bosnians clash, while a stray cat, Maci, provides solace.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 SAB

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA B SABIC-EL-RAYESS SAB

Summary: A story of a sixteen-year-old boy becoming an adult in Sarajevo in the 1960s. Dino grows up with his good but ailing father and is attracted by the world of small-time crime. Then Dolly Bell, a lovely cabaret girl, turns his world upside down.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Koch Entertainment Company 2005

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN DO

Parenti, Michael

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Verso 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 949.703 PAR

Seierstad, Asne

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 949.7103 SEI

Graham, Eliza

Summary: England, 1947: A young woman finds herself under close observation in an insane asylum, charged with a violent crime she has no memory of committing. As she tries to make sense of her recent past, she recalls very little. But she still remembers wartime in Yugoslavia. There she and her lover risked everything to carry out dangerous work resisting the Germans--a heroic campaign in which many...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lake Union Publishing 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION GRA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: P GRA

Gold, Doug

Summary: "In the heart of Nazi-occupied Europe, two people meet fleetingly in a chance encounter. One an underground resistance fighter, a bold young woman determined to vanquish the enemy occupiers; the other a prisoner of war, a man longing to escape the confines of the camp so he can battle again. A crumpled note passes between these two strangers, slipped through the wire of the compound, and sets...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 GOL

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: 940.54 GOL

Butcher, Tim

Summary: "On a summer morning in Sarajevo almost a hundred years ago, a teenager took a pistol out of his pocket and fired not just the opening rounds of the First World War but the starting gun for modern history. By killing Archduke Franz Ferdinand, the heir of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Gavrilo Princip, started a cycle of events that would leave 15 million dead from fighting between 1914 and 1918...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.311 BUT

Novakovich, Josip

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NOV

Summary: Two close friends find themselves on opposite sides when war breaks out in Yugoslavia.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2005

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA SHO

Milivojevic, JoAnn.

Summary: An introduction to the geography, history, natural resources, economy, culture, and people of Serbia, part of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia today.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2003

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J900 ENC

Summary: This Universal newsreel focuses on the killings of Alexander I of Yugoslavia and France's Foreign Minister Louis Barthou. Universal Newsreel brings you the first actual motion pictures of the murder of King Alexander of Yugoslavia and French Foreign Minister Barthou, shot down in the streets of Marseilles; furious spectators batter the killer to death!

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: To fully understand the recent bloodshed in Kosovo, one must go back 600 years and trace the causes of the undying hatreds that permeate Serbia and the surrounding region. Using eyewitness accounts, maps, and footage both of historic events and of Serbian life, this program examines the ethnic nationalism and religious extremism that have resulted in the long-standing hatred between Serbs and...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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