The book is a good one, more pointed and less partisan than Marcus Tanner's.
Indeed, his chapters on medieval and early modern Croatian history are probably the best short survey of this period in Croatia in any language.
I was amazed that a mass market book like this would really expect me to swallow some of these nationalist whoppers.
Ivo Goldstein's book Croatia is an enjoyable and comprehensive introduction to the history of this Balkan nation. Read morePublished on August 25, 2010 by Rob Fitzgibbon
Ivo Goldstein's Croatia, A History, traces the evolution of modern day Croatia and its people, religions and cultures from antiquity. Read morePublished on July 9, 2008 by John T. McCabe
I was amazed that a mass market book like this would really expect me to swallow some of these nationalist whoppers. Read morePublished on July 3, 2007 by Judge-Penitent
I was glad to read this book and given the negative comments from (unsurpisingly) a Croatian reviewer, I can see why Croats and Serbs never get along. Read morePublished on July 2, 2007 by Slovakophile
This book devoted half of its content to events between 1941 and 1999. Pre-modern history of Croatia is very superficial dealt with. Read morePublished on April 28, 2007 by Reader
This book is a fine example of prejudiced & politically correct mind/morals-rottening diatribe against Croat "nationalism" (the central stigma for... Read morePublished on August 23, 2001 by Mir Harven