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New majorities and minorities in the changing Balkans

New majorities and minorities in the changing Balkans

Budapest, Hungary, December 2-3, 2006.

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Published by Project on Ethnic Relations in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Balkan Peninsula -- Politics and government -- 1989-,
  • Balkan Peninsula -- Ethnic relations -- Political aspects.,
  • Kosovo (Republic) -- Ethnic relations -- Political aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    SeriesReport / Project on Ethnic Relations
    ContributionsProject on Ethnic Relations--Princeton, USA.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDR48.6 .N5 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination27 p. :
    Number of Pages27
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16905845M
    LC Control Number2007282074

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