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Dusan T. Batakovic: The Kosovo Chronicles

Dusan T. Batakovic

THE KOSOVO CHRONICLES

Published by PLATO, Beograd 1992.
Translated to English by Dragana Vulicevic

Table of Contents:

INTRODUCTION by Milan St. Protic

PART ONE: HISTORY AND IDEOLOGY

THE KOSOVO AND METOHIA QUESTION

Ethnic Strife and the Communist Rule
The CPY as a section of the Comintern and the realizer of its concept in dealing with the ethnic question
The CPY's ethnic policy in its struggle for power in the civil war (1941-1945)
Settling accounts with Serbia and the instrumentalization of Kosovo and Metohia
Centralism in Yugoslavia and the role of the secret police in Kosovo and Metohia
Kosovo and Metohia in the transition from the centralist to the federal model
The epilogue of the communist solution to the ethnic question in Yugoslavia: the example of Kosovo
Continuity and discontinuity

KOSOVO AND METOHIA: A HISTORICAL SURVEY

The Age of Ascent
The Age of Tribulation
The Age of Migrations
The Age of Oppression
The Age of Restoration
The Age of Communism

PART TWO: THEOCRACY, NATIONALISM, IMPERIALISM

FROM THE SERBIAN REVOLUTION TO THE EASTERN CRISIS: 1804-1875

The Serbian Insurrection and Pasha-Outlaws
Time of Reforms in Turkey
Pogroms in Metohia
Population
Political Action of Serbia
Restoration of Religious and Cultural Life
The Economy

ENTERING THE SPHERE OF EUROPEAN INTEREST

Eastern Crisis and the Serbian-Turkish Wars
The Albanian League
Court-Martial in Pristina
Albanians Under the Sultan's Protection
Activities of the Serbian Government
Flaring of Anarchy
Religious, Educational and Economic Conditions
The Decline in Population

ANARCHY AND GENOCIDE UPON THE SERBS

Serbia's Diplomatic Actions
Austria-Hungary and the Expansion of Anarchy
Failure of Reforms
Young Turk Regime

LIBERATION OF KOSOVO AND METOHIA

Albanian Incursions into Serbia
In World War One

SERBIAN GOVERNMENT AND ESSAD PASHA TOPTANI

PART THREE: RELIGION AND CIVILISATION

KOSOVO AND METOHIA: CLASH OF NATIONS OR CLASH OF CIVILIZATIONS

FIGURES:

  1. Otoman Vilayets
  2. Serbia 1804-1913
  3. Comunist Yugoslavia: Federal Organization
  4. Settling of Albanian Tribes

AUTHOR: Dusan T. Batakovic (born 1957) is one of the distinguished Serbian historians. He works in Historical Institute of Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts as Research Fellow. Among dozens of articles on Serbian and Balkan history, he had published several books: Savremenici o Kosovu i Metohiji 1852-1912 (Contemporaries on Kosovo and Metohia 1852-1912), Belgrade 1988; Kolubarska bitka (Battle of Kolubara), Belgrade 1989; Decansko pitanje (The Decani Question), Belgrade 1989; Kosovo i Metohija u srpskoj istoriji (Kosovo and Metohia in Serbian History), Belgrade 1989 (co-author); Kosovo i Metohija u srpsko-arbanaskim odnosima (Kosovo and Metohia in Serbo-Albanian Relations), Belgrade 1991; and edited Memoirs of Gen. P. Draskic, Belgrade 1990 and Portraits by V. Corovic, Belgrade 1990.
This book is the collection of his articles on major topics of history of Kosovo and Metohia and its recent political consequences.


Dusan T. Batakovic THE KOSOVO CHRONICLES

Izdavac: Knjizara Plato, Beograd, Cika Ljubina 18-20
Za izdavaca Branislav Gojkovic
Urednik Ivan Colovic
Recenzenti: Prof. dr Radovan Samardzic i dr Milan St. Protic
Beograd, 1992.
INDEX 215 THE HISTORY CARDS OF KOSOVO CHRONICLES 219 - 222
QP- Katalogizacija u publikaciji Narodna biblioteka Srbije, Beograd
949.711.5 BATAKOVIC, Dusan T.
[Kosovo Chronicles] The Kosovo Chronicles / Dusan T. Batakovic; prevela na engleski Dragana Vulicevic.
-Beograd: Knjizara Plato, 1992 | (Beograd: Vojna stamparija).
- 218 Str.; 20 cm.
- (Biblioteka Na tragu)
Tiraz 1000 - Registar. ISBN86-447-0006-5
a) Kosovo i Metohija - Istorija 4986380


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