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Text: English, Serbo-Croation (translation)
William H. McNeill is the Robert A. Millikan Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus in the Department of History and the College at the University of Chicago. In 2009 he was awarded the National Humanities Medal for his work as a teacher, scholar, and author. His many books include The Pursuit of Power, The Rise of the West, and Mythistory and Other Essays, all published by the University of Chicago Press.
the problem with this book was that the pages were too dense so I bought the same book but different edition via ebay with 95 pages more/ of the same text. that tells everything. Read morePublished 1 month ago by daniel jullius
I thought it was great to read a different point of view. I still think that the world would be a better place if we all walked in each other's shoes. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Beach Guy
Excellent condition. I have to have this for anow online summer school history class. Thank you.Published 2 months ago by Robin L. Wagner
Gave me a much better understanding of the mindset of the region prior to our trip to Bosnia and Serbia. Read morePublished 3 months ago by SB_home
It was a tough book to get through because I felt the voice of the writer was perhaps lost in translation. The pace and formatting was a little hard to get used to. Read morePublished 4 months ago by JE Daze
A stunning historical fiction that is only very thinly fictionalized. This novel could have been a personal memoir, the writer having grown up on the right bank of the Drina... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Brenda Teese
Really not the usual novel: the bridge is the central "character" for a centuries view of the complex cultures and politics of that part of the Balkans. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Amazon Customer
What I found interesting is that Andric, a Serb, best drew an Austrian Jewess and a Moslem teacher for the most detailed descriptions. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Stephen G. Esrati