The Islamic Community in Bosnia and Herzegovina and nation building by Muslims/Bosniaks in the Western Balkans

  title={The Islamic Community in Bosnia and Herzegovina and nation building by Muslims/Bosniaks in the Western Balkans},
  author={Dunja Larise},
  journal={Nationalities Papers},
  pages={195 - 212}
The disintegration of the former Yugoslavia posed challenges for the universal concept of the Yugoslav Muslim nation for which several development paths were imaginable under the new circumstances. The concept of Bosniakdom, which was initially developed to address the Muslims of Bosnia and Herzegovina, gradually grew to become a new and coherent national program to include all the Muslims of former Yugoslavia, primarily due to its new pan-Bosniak orientation. The present article traces the… Expand
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