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The Serbs

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This edition was published in by Blackwell Pub. in Malden, MA.

Written in English

322 pages

xxix, 322 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.

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xxix, 322 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.

The Serbs

This edition was published in by Blackwell Pub. in Malden, MA.


Edition Description

xxix, 322 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.

Table of Contents

List of Plates … viii
List of Maps … x
Preface and Acknowledgements … xi
Introduction: Time, Space, and People … xvi
1. ANCIENT HERITAGE … 1
The Roman Provinces … 1
Settlement of the Slavs … 7
Sclavinias … 10
Christianization … 15
The Theme of Serbia and the Principality of Serbia …20
The Coastal Principalities … 24
The Town of Ras and Raška Land … 29
2. THE DYNASTY OF SACRED ROOTS … 34
Nemanja’s Legacy … 34
Independent Kingdom … 38
The Autocephalous Archbishopric … 40
Stability Put to the Test … 46
Two Kingdoms … 49
Economic Development … 52
Dynastic Ideal and Reality … 58
The Empire … 63
Land of the Emperor and Land of the King … 67
Unfinished Society … 71
Rift within the Dynasty … 75
3. BETWEEN THE CROSS AND THE CRESCENT … 77
The New Lords and the End of the Dynasty … 77
Transfer of the Kingdom to Bosnia … 80
The Battle of Kosovo – Reality and Myth … 82
The Consequences … 85
The Despot and His Land … 87
The Restless Littoral … 91
Economic Progress … 93
Continuity as an Ideal … 96
The Burden of Double Vassalage … 101
A Chronicle of Demise … 105
4. THE SULTAN’S PROTECTED SUBJECTS … 111
The Old and the New … 111
Flight, Migration, and Settlement … 115
The Orientalization of Towns: Varos and Kasaba … 120
Economic Life … 126
Clans and Clan Society … 129
The Church in Slavery … 133
From Submission to Rebellion … 140
5. THE EMERGENCE OF MODERN CHRISTIAN SOCIETY … 146
A New State Framework … 146
Extending and Reorganizing the Framework … 151
Peasants and Citizens, Soldiers and Nobles … 157
Christian Education … 162
The Beginning of Europeanization … 167
6. THE ERA OF DEMOCRATIC REVOLUTIONS
“The Serbian Revolution” … 176
Imposed Revolution … 183
From Princely Autonomy to Autonomous Principality … 190
The Serbs and Serbia in the Revolution of 1848 … 196
7. NATIONAL STATE: FOR AND AGAINST … 204
Changes in Reality and Changes in Ideas … 204
Ruling Nation … 211
National Minority … 217
In the Center of the Great Eastern Crisis (1875-8) … 221
Diverging Paths of Development … 226
Constitution and Parliament Put to the Test … 237
Times of War … 243
8. ALL THE SERBS IN ONE STATE … 252
Between Unitarian Ideal and Pluralist Reality … 252
Yugoslavia Decreed … 261
Death and Resurrection … 269
Reconstruction and Development … 274
Modernization through Socialism … 279
Epilogue: Breakup of the Federation and the Struggle for a National State … 288
Select Bibliography … 297
Index … 301

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [297]-300) and index. Translated from the Serbo-Croat.

Series
The peoples of Europe

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
949.71
Library of Congress
DR1230.S46 C57 2004

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL3691688M
ISBN 10
0631204717
ISBN 13
9780631204718
LC Control Number
2003062999
OCLC/WorldCat
53232011, 298438155, 316499534, 61232941
Goodreads
192263

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