Crossing the River Drina: Bosnian Rape Camps, Turkish Impalement, and Serb Cultural Memory

@article{Boose2002CrossingTR,
  title={Crossing the River Drina: Bosnian Rape Camps, Turkish Impalement, and Serb Cultural Memory},
  author={Lynda E. Boose},
  journal={Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society},
  year={2002},
  volume={28},
  pages={71 - 96}
}
  • L. E. Boose
  • Published 1 September 2002
  • Political Science
  • Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society
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