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The Resource Balkan essays, Hubert Butler ; with a foreword by Chris Agee ; edited by Chris and Jacob Agee

Balkan essays, Hubert Butler ; with a foreword by Chris Agee ; edited by Chris and Jacob Agee

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Balkan essays
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Balkan essays
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Hubert Butler ; with a foreword by Chris Agee ; edited by Chris and Jacob Agee
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eng
Summary
Born and raised in Kilkenny, Ireland, Hubert Butler (1900-91) -often described as "Ireland's Orwell" - is now widely considered one of the great essayists in English of the twentieth century. Proud of his Protestant heritage while still deeply committed to the Irish nation, he sought in his life and writing to ensure that Ireland would grow into an open and pluralistic society. His five previous volumes of essays (published by The Lilliput Press) are masterful literature in the tradition of Swift, Yeats and Shaw, elegant and humane readings of Irish and European history, and ultimately hopeful testimony to human progress. Widely travelled in the Balkans, Butler wrote on a wide variety of subjects concerning his experience of the region, much of which remains deeply relevant to the recent history of Croatia, Serbia and Bosnia. He lived in Yugoslavia between 1934 and 1937, and spoke Croatian fluently. Much of Balkan Essays deals with the genocidal Quisling regime of the Independent State of Croatia (1941- 45) and the collaborationist role played by the Catholic Church and, particularly, by Archbishop Stepinac - a topic which embroiled him in a major controversy in 1950s Ireland, and continues to polarize the political and cultural life of post-communist Croatia. For the first time, the extraordinary body of Butler's Balkan work is brought together in a single volume. --
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Butler, Hubert
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  • Agee, Chris
  • Agee, Jacob
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  • Yugoslavia
  • Former Yugoslav republics
  • Balkan Peninsula
  • Balkan Peninsula
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Balkan essays, Hubert Butler ; with a foreword by Chris Agee ; edited by Chris and Jacob Agee
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Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 9-11) and index
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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ocn987198529
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
573 pages
Isbn
9780993553202
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unmediated
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rdamedia
Media type code
n
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(OCoLC)987198529
Label
Balkan essays, Hubert Butler ; with a foreword by Chris Agee ; edited by Chris and Jacob Agee
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 9-11) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn987198529
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
573 pages
Isbn
9780993553202
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)987198529

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