A MODERN HISTORY OF THE BALKANS
Fall Term 1993
Stephan Fischer-Galati
Department of History
CENTRAL EUROPEAN UNIVERSITY





Course Topics:

- The Legacy of the Ottoman Empire in the Balkans.

- The Eighteenth Century: The Decline of the Empire, the Rise of the Phanariots and of the "Eastern Question"

- National Revolutions and Socio-Economic Change in the Balkans in the Nineteenth Century.

- Nationalism and the Establishment of the Balkan National States

- The Balkans as the Locus and Focus of National and International Conflicts. The Origins and Consequences of World War 1.


Readings
Peter F. Sugar, Southeastern Europe Under Ottoman Rule, 1354-1804 (University of Washington Press)
Dimitrije Djordjevic and Stephen Fischer-Galati, The Balkan Revolutionary Tradition (Columbia University Press)
Charles and Barbara Jelavich, The Establishment of the Balkan National States, 18041918, (University of Washington Press).



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