Pogledaj Full Version : Twenty-Five Lectures on Modern Balkan History

Željko Zidarić
4th-June-2012, 03:53 PM
by Steven W. Sowards (http://staff.lib.msu.edu/sowards/balkan/)

Table of contents / complete list of the lectures

TOPIC 1: Defining the "Balkans:" An other Europe
Lecture No. 1 (http://staff.lib.msu.edu/sowards/balkan/lecture1.html): Introduction to the course: The geography and ethnic geography of the Balkans to 1500
Lecture No. 2 (http://staff.lib.msu.edu/sowards/balkan/lecture2.html): "Asia begins at the Landstrasse:" Comparing Eastern European and European histories

TOPIC 2: The "Old Regimes" in the Balkans before 1790
Lecture No. 3 (http://staff.lib.msu.edu/sowards/balkan/lecture3.html): The principles of Ottoman rule in the Balkans
Lecture No. 4 (http://staff.lib.msu.edu/sowards/balkan/lecture4.html): Hungary and the limits of Habsburg authority

TOPIC 3: The earliest national revolutions, 1804-1830
Lecture No. 5 (http://staff.lib.msu.edu/sowards/balkan/lecture5.html): The Serbian Revolution and the Serbian state
Lecture No. 6 (http://staff.lib.msu.edu/sowards/balkan/lecture6.html): The Greek Revolution and the Greek state

TOPIC 4: The Revolution of 1848 and its legacy
Lecture No. 7 (http://staff.lib.msu.edu/sowards/balkan/lect07.htm): Nationalism in Hungary, 1848-1867
Lecture No. 8 (http://staff.lib.msu.edu/sowards/balkan/lect08.htm): National revival in Romania, 1848-1866

TOPIC 5: The impact of the wider world: Economic, social, political
Lecture No. 9 (http://staff.lib.msu.edu/sowards/balkan/lect09.htm): Economic and social changes in Balkan life
Lecture No. 10 (http://staff.lib.msu.edu/sowards/balkan/lect10.htm): The Great Powers and the "Eastern Question"

TOPIC 6: The failure of change from above: Reform in Macedonia and Bosnia-Hercegovina
Lecture No. 11 (http://staff.lib.msu.edu/sowards/balkan/lect11.htm): Macedonia and the failure of Ottoman reforms
Lecture No. 12 (http://staff.lib.msu.edu/sowards/balkan/lect12.htm): Bosnia-Hercegovina and the failure of reform in Austria-Hungary

TOPIC 7: Balkan nationalisms: Serbia and Greece
Lecture No. 13 (http://staff.lib.msu.edu/sowards/balkan/lect13.htm): Serbian nationalism from the "Nacertanije" to the Yugoslav Kingdom
Lecture No. 15 (http://staff.lib.msu.edu/sowards/balkan/lect14.htm”]Lecture No. 14[/URL]: Greek nationalism, the "Megale Idea" and Venizelism to 1923

TOPIC 8: World War I: Causes and legacies
[URL="http://staff.lib.msu.edu/sowards/balkan/lect15.htm): The Balkan causes of World War I
Lecture No. 16 (http://staff.lib.msu.edu/sowards/balkan/lect16.htm): The legacies of 1917 and 1919

TOPIC 9: Limitations of Western models in the interwar period
Lecture No. 17 (http://staff.lib.msu.edu/sowards/balkan/lect17.htm): Nation without a state: The Balkan Jews
Lecture No. 18 (http://staff.lib.msu.edu/sowards/balkan/lect18.htm): Balkan politics drifts to the Right

TOPIC 10: Balkan politics during World War II
Lecture No. 19 (http://staff.lib.msu.edu/sowards/balkan/lect19.htm): The traditional regimes and the challenge of Nazism: Collaboration vs. resistance
Lecture No. 20 (http://staff.lib.msu.edu/sowards/balkan/lect20.htm): The traditional regimes and the challenge of Communism: Patriotism vs. opportunism

TOPIC 11: The coming of the Cold War
Lecture No. 21 (http://staff.lib.msu.edu/sowards/balkan/lect21.htm): Forging the Iron Curtain in the Balkans, 1944-1956

TOPIC 12: The Balkans in the age of bi-polar politics
Lecture No. 22 (http://staff.lib.msu.edu/sowards/balkan/lect22.htm): Balkan politics in the Cold War years
Lecture No. 23 (http://staff.lib.msu.edu/sowards/balkan/lect23.htm): Social and economic change in the Balkans

TOPIC 13: Explaining the revolutions of the 1980s
Lecture No. 24 (http://staff.lib.msu.edu/sowards/balkan/lect24.htm): The failure of Balkan Communism and the causes of the Revolutions of 1989
Lecture No. 25: (http://staff.lib.msu.edu/sowards/balkan/lect25.htm) The Yugoslav civil war

Maps (http://staff.lib.msu.edu/sowards/balkan/maps.htm)