Essays Tagged: "Balkans"

Question--Discuss in brief the logic behind the various peace plans offered to resolve the conflict in the Balkans from July 1991 to the Dayton Peace Accord in 1995.

As the troubles in the Yugoslavia began to spill into Bosnia-Herzegovina and engulf the Balkans, the outside world, the 'civilized' world sat on its haunches waiting for the troubles to en ... ollow. In short, after 8 attempts, peace (or at least a long lasting cease-fire) has reigned in the Balkans--or rather, a peace-by-force, as the world still deploys troops there to enforce the princip ...

(8 pages) 76 0 3.4 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

What path should be taken by the EU, NATO and the UN to develop a stable and peaceful environment in the former Yugoslavia for the long-term?

U, NATO, and UNThe genocide has been silenced, and in fact, the outbreak of violence throughout the Balkans has, for the most part, been carefully contained. The fighting in Bosnia has ceased, Kosovo ... placed on the string by the European Union and the United States. So, is the peace secure? Have the Balkans finally found stability after so many years of turmoil?As an American serving in the America ...

(8 pages) 98 0 3.6 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

This essay is about the history of the russian and bosnian people.

D. when the tribes called the Southern Slavs migrated into thesoutheast area of Europe known as the Balkans. The Slav people as theyare known, were separated from the Northern Slavs, that is, relatedS ... and Hungary. The Bosnians originalancestors were the Southern Slavs. They raided areas throught theBalkans including what is now modern day Serbia.This tribe eventuallysplit up, mostly for religious ...

(3 pages) 50 0 2.2 Jul/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

What were the causes of World War One?

of World War I, which was the most devastating war prior to 1914. These included nationalism in the Balkans and among the great powers, the alliances between the great powers and competitions amongst ... f the First World War.There was increasing nationalistic attitudes in the world, most of all in the Balkans. Greece became free of the Ottoman Empire in 1929, which demonstrated that the Greeks wanted ...

(4 pages) 91 0 3.9 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The Causes of World War I.

World War I was the result of chain-reacting events; originated from the Crises in the Balkans which led to the Collapse of Bismarckian Alliances. The creation of The Triple Entente and t ... ttoman Empire would tilt the balance of power in Russia's favor, and secured Constantinople and the Balkans away from Moscow's dominion. Subsequently, during the Second Balkan Crises, Russia warned it ... wer, and it could have properly maintained Europe's relations among the Ottoman's dominion over the Balkans. To put it more concretely, Assassination in Sarajevo could not have caused the "World War" ...

(2 pages) 96 3 3.5 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Balkins. should the U.S. intervene in the internal conflicts of the Balkans?

-Your Name--Class-Problem Solving ActivityBalkans-Date-People around the world always have different opinions about everything that we do. One ... re discussing is whether or not the United States should intervene in the internal conflicts of the Balkans. There are several assumptions and questions that should be explored. The Balkans does not s ... to. I believe that the United States should not intervene so much in the internal conflicts of the Balkans.The Balkans does not suggest the need for human intervention. They can use the support but w ...

(4 pages) 37 0 1.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

WW1 The reasons for involvement and it's key players.

on, which could and did lead the formation of separate sovereignties. New states, especially in the Balkans and other ethnic groups, wanted national identity. It can be argued that the result of incre ...

(4 pages) 74 0 4.2 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The Byzantine Empire

terms of wealth, population, and political power. The Empire it ruled consisted of Asia Minor, the Balkans, and Greece. Over the 12th and 13th centuries, it lost most of its lands in all these areas, ... bility. He had the support of the Greeks, so internal plots died away, but he was threatened in the Balkans. In 1185, Isaac married Margaret, a Hungarian princess. He was unable, though, to prevent Bu ...

(27 pages) 117 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Time Heals No Balkan Hearts, a book review of Robert Kaplan's Balkan Ghosts

The Balkans have been known as place of conflict since its first population. Historic records show that ... ic records show that most, if not all of the great European empires have originated or occupied the Balkans. These empires are not just of other nation-states but were religions as well. This dark his ... mparison with any other part of the world. To find a solution to discontinue the hatred between the Balkans, better understanding of why it is there is necessary.The Balkans are located on the lower e ...

(3 pages) 34 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

What were the long range and immediate causes of WWI?

ensions rose between countries in Western Europe, creating new alliances, and several crises in the Balkans could have quickly led to a major war. Finaly, on June 28 1914, the assassination of Archduk ... nounced Austria's action. While Russia's main interest was to increase their political power in the Balkans, the Serbs prepared for war against Austria. William II, trying to impose his annexation of ...

(3 pages) 61 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

What were the main causes leading up to world war 1?

as the assassination of the archduke Francis Ferdinand, which further escalated the tension in the Balkans contributing to the outbreak of war.World war 1 started on the 28th of June 1914 when Austri ... and Revenge was a major goal of the French. Nationalism posed a problem for Austria-Hungary and the Balkans, areas comprised of many conflicting national groups. The ardent Pan Slavism of Serbia and R ...

(4 pages) 98 1 3.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The "Agricultural Transition"

Middle East, wheat and barley cultivation began approximately around 8000 B.C.E then spread to the Balkans (6500 B.C.E). The Nile valley (6000 B.C.E), other parts of northeast Africa (5500 B.C.E) and ...

(3 pages) 42 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The fall of the roman empire

ingdom that would become Spain, and an Ostrogothic Kingdom that would split into Italy, Greece, and Balkans. There would be much movement of borders and struggles for superiority before the countries ...

(9 pages) 214 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Effects of Nationalism in Balkan States

Until late nineteenth century, the Balkans had mostly been under powerful empires, living a somewhat symbiotic life. With the newly eme ... been sown. Given the history and current population distribution of the area, it is likely that the Balkans will want to disintegrate and form separate ethnic nations. The collapse of the social secur ... 1980s, as there emerged an idea of a religious community. A similar incline is also possible in the Balkans. The movie 'Welcome to Sarajevo' shows an example of discrimination against Muslims in Bosni ...

(6 pages) 69 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Communism in the Balkans

BALKANSThe Balkans has been an area of great toil and conflict for many centuries. After World War I ... ng a steady and successful form of government. The communist party was revived in the 1930's in the Balkans, and Josip Broz-Tito took power in 1945. At the time, this seemed to be just what the Balkan ... corner of the world, but they could only do so much. Their policy of containment did not reach the Balkans until it was too late. Under Tito's rule, it looked as though Communism had erased nearly ev ...

(2 pages) 21 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Causes of World War 1

his life "If ever there is another war in Europe it will come out of some damned silly thing in the Balkans". While it is humanities greatest wish for war never to be fought, there are times when such ... ia and Turkey had skewered the former balance of power in Europe. Austria had tried to dominate the Balkans in order to check the anti-Habsburg propaganda coming from Serbia, with German support - for ...

(13 pages) 137 0 4.4 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Causes of World War I

hat could have initiated it. Also they started to believe that it was because of the fight over the Balkans in the 1970s. As a matter of fact, the first world war was initiated by a cocktail of two in ...

(2 pages) 36 0 3.7 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

World War One: The Assassination of Archduke Ferdinand.

nted independence. Tensions began that threatened to ignite a major war. Rivalry for control of the Balkans added to the tensions that erupted into World War 1. A build-up of military might occurred a ...

(3 pages) 42 1 3.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Critically asses three major causes of the First World War

x developments which took place for a number of years before the war, such as the conflict over the Balkans and the decline of the Ottoman Empire. The most obvious cause may be the assassination of Ar ... vade Serbia to settle accounts militarily. It also felt threatened by the imbalance of power in the Balkans (the balance of power was not tipping in Austria-Hungary's favour). The assassination of Arc ...

(9 pages) 59 1 3.5 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Lessons from Homer's "The Iliad"

great warning to how one can basically stumble into war. WWI began with a small, local feud in the Balkans, which exploded into a global catastrophe. In the exact same manner, the Trojan War, as expl ...

(4 pages) 41 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature