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Author Tanović-Miller, Naza, 1938-
Title Testimony of a Bosnian / Naza Tanović-Miller.
Imprint College Station : Texas A & M University Press, [2001]
©2001
Edition 1st edition.

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Author Tanović-Miller, Naza, 1938-
Series Eastern European studies ; no. 14
Eastern European studies (College Station, Tex.) ; no. 14.
Subject Tanović-Miller, Naza, 1938-
Yugoslav War, 1991-1995 -- Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Yugoslav War, 1991-1995 -- Personal narratives, Bosnian.
Description 1 online resource (xxi, 287 pages) : illustrations.
Edition 1st edition.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-282) and index.
Note Print version record.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Contents Poems -- The Slaughter of Bosnia -- A Lady of Sarajevo -- The Day Before -- The First Day -- The Referendum -- The First Week -- The First Month -- An American of Sarajevo -- The Expectations -- The Hunger and the Despair -- The Heritage and the Serbs -- Hope in America -- Bonjour Tristesse -- The Lies About Bosnia -- The Ten Lies -- The Origins -- The Myths and the Brainwashing -- The Europeans -- The Croats and the Serbs -- The Bosnians: De Facto and de Jure -- The Americans -- The Facts About Bosnia -- A Survey of the History of Bosnia -- A Survey of Land Ownership -- The Letters for Bosnia.
Summary "Surrounded by Terror and genocide, Naza Tanovic-Miller and her family witnessed starvation, rape, and murder during the horrible war in Bosnia and the tense days and nights that led up to it. Now Tanovic-Miller gives a personal, riveting account of these dreadful events, a testimony that tells more than the news accounts Americans watched at the time." "Seeking refuge in her husband's home country of the United States in October, 1992, Naza Tanovic-Miller and her husband, Harry Miller immediately began efforts to raise the awareness of Americans about the ethnic cleansing taking place in Bosnia. The couple conducted an intense letter-writing campaign to prominent politicians and officials and organized gatherings and lectures to expose the truth about the desperate situation, hoping that some commitment would be made in defending Bosnia. Their efforts fell largely on deaf ears, and they were sorely disappointed by the lack of response from prominent officials." "Tanovic-Miller unflinchingly identifies the actual perpetrators of the Bosnian crisis, and she also unapologetically calls to task those who had the power to prevent the worst of the atrocities but did not."--Jacket.
Note English.
ISBN 158544913X (electronic bk.)
9781585449132 (electronic bk.)
1585441139 (cloth)
9781585441136 (cloth)
OCLC # 50637146
Additional Format Print version: Tanović-Miller, Naza, 1938- Testimony of a Bosnian. 1st ed. College Station : Texas A & M University Press, ©2001 1585441139 (DLC) 00012567 (OCoLC)45393503


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