Miniature empires : a historical dictionary of the newly independent states / James Minahan.

The 20th century's most protracted conflict, the Cold War, also provided the longest and most stable peace in the history of the modern world--a fragile peace that came at the price of national freedom for many people. With the demise of the Cold War, new nearly-unknown countries, long ignored...

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Online Access: Full Text (via Taylor & Francis)
Main Author: Minahan, James
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London : FD, 1998.
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Summary:The 20th century's most protracted conflict, the Cold War, also provided the longest and most stable peace in the history of the modern world--a fragile peace that came at the price of national freedom for many people. With the demise of the Cold War, new nearly-unknown countries, long ignored or suppressed, came to the attention of the world, as ethnic and national conflicts, rooted in the multi-ethnic populations of the newly independent states, emerged. From Bosnia-Herzegovina and Macedonia to Eritrea and Uzbekistan, Miniature Empires provides an essential guide to the states recog.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xvi, 340 pages) : maps.
ISBN:9781135940171
1135940177