2 edition of Nation and religion in Central Europe and the Western Balkans found in the catalog.
Nation and religion in Central Europe and the Western Balkans
1989 by FSSSN Colloquia and Symposia, University of Wisconsin in Brookfield, WI (P.O. Box 285, Brookfield 53008-0285) .
Written in English
|Other titles||Nation and religion in Bosna, Hercegovina, and Sandžak.|
|LC Classifications||DR1255 .M87 1989|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||v. <1 > ;|
|LC Control Number||90101732|
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In less than pages Mazower covers not just the basics but the major issues as by: Moreover, given the differences between Central Europe and the Western Balkans, European integration will work very differently in the latter than it had in previous enlargements.
As post-conflict states, the countries of the former Yugoslavia must contend with unique problems, not least of which revolve around questions of state sovereignty. The tragic events that began to unfold in the former Yugoslavia at the beginning of the s have drawn the world's attention to the history and rich culture of the Muslim communities of Bosnia especially, but also of Albania, Kosovo and Macedonia - the historic heartland of Muslim Europe.
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No more than half of Muslims surveyed in Russia, the Balkans and in Central Asia say religion is very important in their lives, compared with the vast majorities of Muslims living in the Middle East, South Asia, Southeast Asia and Africa.
The largest religion in Europe is Christianity, but irreligion and practical secularization are strong. Three countries in Southeastern Europe have Muslim majorities.
Ancient European religions included veneration for deities such as Zeus. Modern revival movements of these religions include Heathenism, Rodnovery, Romuva, Druidry.
Most Western Balkan countries lag behind Central and Eastern Europe in the quality of institutions and governance. In order to achieve higher and sustainable long-term growth, Mr. Moss noted that the Western Balkan countries should continue far-reaching economic reforms.
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Also, nation states were not only brought into existence in the Balkans by the strength of nationalist movements; rather the politics of the European great powers, who sought to pursue their interests in the Balkans in the context of the Oriental Question, played a central role.
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