Journey to Poland and Yugoslavia. by John Kenneth Galbraith

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  • Poland,
  • Yugoslavia


  • Poland -- Economic conditions -- 1945-,
  • Yugoslavia -- Economic conditions -- 1945-,
  • Poland -- Description and travel.,
  • Yugoslavia -- Description and travel.

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LC ClassificationsHC337.P7 G25
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 118 p.
Number of Pages118
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6252178M
LC Control Number58014482

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Journey to Poland and Yugoslavia. This book is an informal journal John Galbraith kept while lecturing abroad in the spring of It contains the author’s vivid impressions of people, places, and events as well as his conversations with government and labor officials, professors, teachers, students, and journalists.

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This new edition of John Lampe's accessible and authoritative history devotes a full new chapter to the tragic ethnic wars that have followed the dissolution of Yugoslavia, first in Croatia and Bosnia.

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Among his books are The Making of the Prime Minis Richard West was a British journalist and author best known for his reporting of the Vietnam War and Yugoslavia. Born in London, West attended Marlborough College before his national service spell in Trieste awakened a lifelong interest in Yugoslavia/5(38).

I am going to write my bachelor thesis in history this semestre and I have decided to write about the Yugoslav wars in the early s. I am thinking about writing about the background, the wars itself, the politics involved and the international communities role in the conflicts. The result is a comprehensive 'Journey through Yugoslavia' in book form.

It is a journey seen through the eyes of a passionate, energetic, extremely perceptive and very subjective lady; it is also conditioned by the prevailing attitudes of the time, though in itself I found that this almost made the book even more interesting, as it is Reviews: Journey Into Poland: My Roots in Grandfather's Village, Warwick, Rhode Island.

likes. A memoir of my search for roots in Poland. A decades long journey taking me first behind the iron curtain. This book is a record of that journey.

He describes Polish-Jewish language and tradition, the striking costumes and colourful markets, and the terrible poverty that surroun Fascinated by the nature of the Jewish identity, Doeblin, the author of "Berlin Alexanderplatz", a non-practising Jew in Berlin in the s, decided to visit Poland to try /5(2).

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In Bury Me Standing, alongside unforgettable portraits of individuals - the poet, the politician, the child /5(17). Journey Into Poland is a memoir about family and the search for my roots, but it’s more than that. I wanted to introduce you to its enchanting beauty; its friendly, obliging people; and sprinkle in some of its history one must know in order to understand the Polish s:   “Rebecca West’s magnum opus one of the great books of our time.” —The New Yorker 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. Yugoslavia was a country in Europe, mostly in Balkan Peninsula, its meaning South Slavs deriving from Slavs who came from area what is now Poland in 7th century.

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A book about the Macedonian Children in Poland (Macedonian: Македонските деца во Полска) was published in Skopje in Another book, "The Political refugees from Greece in Poland –" (Polish: Uchodźcy Polityczni z Grecji w Polsce; –) has also been published.

The first thing I read was Anthony Lloyd's My War Gone By, I Miss It So, about his experiences as a war reporter in Yugoslavia and Chechnya. Really set me off on a wild journey of discovery and helped me put everything into context, along with Joe Sacco's graphic novels Safe Area Gorazde and The Fixer.

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Designed with busy students in mind, this concise study guide includes: plot. The week bombing campaign resulted in the widespread destruction of Yugoslavia's civilian infrastructure, the killing of many hundreds of civilians, and -- as a result of bombing chemical factories, the use of depleted uranium ammunition and more -- caused serious environmental damage.

Almost as many Yugoslav civilians died from NATO bombing.The song was soon adopted by other burgeoning Slavic nations, including those in Southeast Europe, as a rallying cry for Slavic unity and resistance. When Tito and his Partisans re-established Yugoslavia during World War II, as a socialist federation, they adopted “Hej.

If the Soviet Union does intervene in Poland, it is said here, reaction of Yugoslavs would be strong, similar to their reaction in to the Soviet-bloc invasion of Czechoslovakia.

At that time.

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