FREE shipping on qualifying offers. A travelogue and analysis of the disintegration of Yugoslavia investigates the country's politics, history, and culture.
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The only reason not to read this book is that it is dated. Mark Thompson, the author, is an historian, not to be confused with the journalist of the same name. A combo telling of the breakup of Yugoslavia through 1992 and travelogue with the author’s viewpoint on issues and the future liberally thrown in. Gives One a good background along with Glenna’s book as to the history of the Balkans.
Timely and incisive, A Paper House powerfully evokes what was once Yugoslavia and gives a. .
Timely and incisive, A Paper House powerfully evokes what was once Yugoslavia and gives a cogent analysis of its violent disintegration, which has become headline news the world over. In the summer of 1991, Yugoslavia died amidst a hail of cluster bombs and mortar rounds. Since 1987 Mark Thompson has lived and traveled throughout Yugoslavia as it lurched ever deeper into crisis, investigating its politics. History, and culture.
More travelogue and historical essay than street reporting, this rich but convoluted chronicle covers journalist Thompson's experience in Yugoslavia from 1987 to 1991.
Release Date:December 1992. Publisher:Penguin Random House. 60 lbs. You Might Also Enjoy. To Kill a Mockingbird.
Mark Thompson was born and raised on the Monterey Peninsula, California, where he was exposed to a wide . The book was nominated for two Lambda Literary Awards.
Mark Thompson was born and raised on the Monterey Peninsula, California, where he was exposed to a wide range of spiritual beliefs and practices. In 1973, he helped lead the Gay Students Coalition at San Francisco State University, and has worked for gay and feminist causes since that time. He began his career in journalism with the national gay newspaper "The Advocate" in 1975, reporting on culture and politics in Europe. Thompson's other work includes the acclaimed 1987 anthology" Gay Spirit: Myth and Meaning "(St. Martin's Press), which examined gay spirituality from different perspectives.
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Complete summary of Mark Thompson's A Paper House. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of A Paper House. His book makes clear that one of the greatest impediments to peace in the area has been the ignorance and indecision of the Western powers. A PAPER HOUSE is intelligent, incisive, and beautifully written. It should be read and pondered by everyone who would like to understand what has happened in Yugoslavia.