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Balkan ghosts

a journey through history

by Robert D. Kaplan

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Published by Picador, Distributed by Holtzbrinck Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Balkan Peninsula
    • Subjects:
    • Kaplan, Robert D., 1952- -- Travel -- Balkan Peninsula.,
    • Balkan Peninsula -- Description and travel.,
    • Balkan Peninsula -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRobert D. Kaplan.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDR16 .K36 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationlv, 307 p., [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages307
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3434776M
      ISBN 100312424930
      LC Control Number2005276414
      OCLC/WorldCa59283001


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“On the road, when I met people, I asked them always about the past,” he writes.  Timely and vivid view of the Balkans, by Kaplan (Soldiers of God, ). Kaplan lived in Athens for seven years and has traveled frequently in Croatia, Bosnia, Albania, Moldavia, and Bulgaria.

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Robert D. Kaplan is the bestselling author of sixteen books on foreign affairs and travel translated into many languages, including In Europe's Shadow, Asia’s Cauldron, The Revenge of Geography, Monsoon, The Coming Anarchy, and Balkan Ghosts. He is a senior fellow at the Center for a New American Security and a contributing editor at The Atlantic, where his work.

Kaplan, an American journalist who lived in Greece for seven years, is a gifted writer with a marvelous feel for the exotic, woolly, mountainous Balkan.

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Kaplan before this. It’s interesting that this book was published in the “Vintage Departures” series because it might not have occurred to me that this book is a travelogue, even though Kaplan does spend. To the Editors: Timothy Garton Ash is correct to suggest [NYR, Decem ] that many people who have cynically opposed forceful action in the Balkans have used my book, Balkan Ghosts, as ammunition.

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