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When history is a nightmare lives and memories of ethnic cleansing in Bosnia-Herzegovina by Stevan M. Weine

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Published by Rutgers University Press in New Brunswick, N.J .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Bosnia and Hercegovina.,
  • Bosnia and Hercegovina

Subjects:

  • Post-traumatic stress disorder -- Bosnia and Hercegovina,
  • Yugoslav War, 1991-1995 -- Bosnia and Hercegovina -- Psychological aspects,
  • Yugoslav War, 1991-1995 -- Atrocities -- Bosnia and Hercegovina,
  • Genocide -- Bosnia and Hercegovina -- Psychological aspects,
  • Victims of state-sponsored terrorism -- Mental health -- Bosnia and Hercegovina,
  • Yugoslav War, 1991-1995 -- Refugees -- Mental health

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-249) and index.

StatementStevan M. Weine.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC552.P67 W45 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 259 p. :
Number of Pages259
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL387628M
ISBN 100813526752, 0813526760
LC Control Number98050650

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