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978-0-8108-5084-2 • Hardback • August 2007 • $181.00 • (£140.00)
Ante Cuvalo currently teaches at Joliet Junior College. He has authored three books and many articles dealing with Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, and the former Yugoslavia.
Part 1 Editor's Foreword
Part 2 Acknowledgments
Part 3 Note on Spelling
Part 4 Acronyms and Abbreviations
Part 5 Maps
Part 6 Chronology
Part 7 Introduction
Part 8 THE DICTIONARY
Part 9 Bibliography
Part 10 About the Author
Cuvalo...treats his complex subject with breadth, depth, and clarity....This is recommended for all academic libraries.
— Library Journal
This work delivers much more than the title indicates. It will be of use for anyone doing research on either of these countries during any time period.
— American Reference Books Annual
Provides entries on about 350 topics in Bosnia and Herzegovina's history, including its political, economic, religious, and social systems, events, and culture, with biographies of key figures. The entries are preceded by a historical introduction, and a chronology and an extensive bibliography are included.
— Reference and Research Book News
A competant reference work packed with esoteric names and facts about a region of which we know little....A useful acquisition.
— Reference Reviews
Ante Cuvalo’s Historical Dictionary of Bosnia and Herzegovina is a serious piece of work by a scholar who knows his subject matte. It comprises a useful tool for both a specialist in, and a beginner to the study of Bosnia and Herzegovina….The summaries are generally of a high quality, and even the expert on Bosnian history will likely be able to glean useful information from them….if the reader should find an entry for what interests them in the dictionary, they are likely to be satisfied….The structure is a good one, rendering the book accessible and convenient as a reference work….In sum, Cuvalo’s historical dictionary is to be highly recommended.
• Winner, CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title 1998 (1st Ed.)