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Religion and the Politics of Identity in Kosovo

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Published by Columbia University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Christianity,
  • Cultural studies,
  • Ethnic studies,
  • Islam,
  • Religious groups,
  • Political Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Albania,
  • Slovenia,
  • Eastern Europe - General,
  • International Relations - General,
  • Sociology of Religion,
  • Political Science / International Relations,
  • 20th century,
  • Ethnic relations,
  • Kosovo (Serbia),
  • Religion,
  • Serbia

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages250
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9742334M
ISBN 100231120990
ISBN 109780231120999

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Get this from a library! Religion and the politics of identity in Kosovo. [Gerlachlus Duijzings] -- Kosovo is a frontier society where two Balkan nations, Albanian and Serb, as well as two religions, Islam and Christianity, clash. The tension between conflict and symbiosis lies at the core of this. Kosovo is a frontier society where two Balkan nations, Albanian and Serb, as well as two religions, Islam and Christianity, clash. This rift has often been perceived as a hard and fast line of division, but the area also has a history of co-existence across these boundaries, through cultural contact, religious exchange and conversion. The tension between conflict and symbiosis lies at the core.   Religion and the Politics of Identity in Kosovo by Gerlachus Duijings, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Request PDF | On Jan 1, , Julie Mertus and others published Religion and the Politics of Identity in Kosovo | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate.

Buy Religion and the Politics of Identity in Kosovo by Duijings, Gerlachus (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(2). Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Religion and the Politics of Identity in Kosovo at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.3/5. Kosovo Albanians do not define their national identity through religion, but through language and have a relatively relaxed approach towards the observance of the forms of the Islamic religion. Neither Islamic leaders nor Islamic theology played a significant role in either the eight-year campaign of non-violent resistance to the Serb.   Kosovo is a frontier society where two Balkan nations, Albanian and Serb, as well as two religions, Islam and Christianity, clash. This rift has often been perceived as a hard and fast line of division, but the area also has a history of co-existence across these boundaries, through cultural contact, religious exchange and conversion.

Religion and the politics of identity in Kosovo [reviewed by Julie Mertus]. In: Slavic Review, 60(3), , –5.   1School of Oriental and African Studies, London. Review: Religion and the Politics of Identity in Kosovo Gerlachus Duijzings: Religion and the Politics of Identity in KosovoCited by: 1. national identity. Nevertheless, despite this essential division of religious activities along ethnic lines, it cannot be said that religion per se was an important contributing factor in the conflict between Serbs and Albanians. Kosovo Albanians do not define their national identity through religion, but throughFile Size: KB. Duijzings, G. () Religion and the Politics of Identity in Kosovo (London: Hurst and Company). Google Scholar Elbasani, A. () ‘Islam and Democracy at the Fringe of Europe: The Role of Useful Historical Legacies’, Politics and by: 1.