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The risk of war

Vasiliki P. Neofotistos

The risk of war

everyday sociality in modern Macedonia

by Vasiliki P. Neofotistos

  • 378 Want to read
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Published by University of Pennsylvania Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social conditions,
  • Politics and government,
  • Political aspects,
  • Ethnic relations

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementVasiliki P. Neofotistos
    SeriesThe ethnography of political violence, Ethnography of political violence
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDR2253 .N46 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25094720M
    ISBN 109780812243994
    LC Control Number2011044322

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