The Bosnian Muslims and Albanians: Islam and Nationalism

@article{Babuna2004TheBM,
  title={The Bosnian Muslims and Albanians: Islam and Nationalism},
  author={Aydın Babuna},
  journal={Nationalities Papers},
  year={2004},
  volume={32},
  pages={287 - 321}
}
The drastic changes in the Balkans in the 1990s and the disintegration of Yugoslavia in particular have resulted in a large number of publications attempting to explain the break-up of this country and the political developments in the Balkans. Some of these publications deal partly with the local Muslims who were engaged in the Balkan conflicts but, with some exceptions, they are focused mainly on recent developments, with less attention paid to the historical contexts in which the Muslim… 
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