By Pål Kolstø

After the conflagration of Tito’s Yugoslavia a medley of latest and not-so-new states rose from the ashes. the various Yugoslav successor states have joined, or are approximately to go into, the ecu Union, whereas others are nonetheless suffering to outline their nationwide borders, symbols, and relationships with neighbouring states. innovations of Symbolic Nation-building in South japanese Europe expands upon the present physique of nationalism experiences and explores how profitable those nation-building ideas were within the final 20 years. counting on new quantitative examine effects, the participants supply interdisciplinary analyses of symbolic nation-building in Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, and Serbia to teach that while the electorate of a few states have reached a consensus concerning the nation-building undertaking different states stay fragmented and unsure of whilst the method will finish. A must-read not just for students of the sector yet coverage makers and others drawn to knowing the complicated interaction of historical past, symbolic politics, and post-conflict transition.

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