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Medjugorje: Religion, Politics, and Violence in Rural Bosnia

@inproceedings{Bax1995MedjugorjeRP,
  title={Medjugorje: Religion, Politics, and Violence in Rural Bosnia},
  author={Mart Bax},
  year={1995}
}
  • M. Bax
  • Published 1 August 1995
  • Political Science
Medjugorje, fifteen years ago an out-of-the-way peasant village in Bosnia Hercegovina, is today a Marian devotion centre of global repute. Based on some ten years of fieldwork in the region, the author gives a detailed account of that transformation process, in which religion, politics and violence are closely intertwined. Adopting a long-term historical approach the description also open up surprisingly new perspectives on today's problems and atrocities in Bosnia Hercegovina. 
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