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Kraj kosovskog mita
The End Of The Myth Of Kosovo

Author(s): Sonja Biserko
Subject(s): Politics / Political Sciences
Published by: Helsinški odbor za ljudska prava u Srbiji
Keywords: Serbia; EU; Candidacy; Kosovo issue

Summary/Abstract: In Serbs' collective consciousness the myth of Kosovo remains a crucial moment of their entire history. It has played a significant role in the establishment of a modern Serb state. And ever since the 1912-13 Balkan Wars the St. Vitus cult (emerging in 19th century) has been celebrated as the day of "heroic battle and victory over the evil," symbolizing at the same time a ruthless revenge against everything Turkish or Muslim in general. The St. Vitus Day was proclaimed a national, church holiday...

  • Issue Year: 2011
  • Issue No: 155-156
  • Page Range: 3-4
  • Page Count: 2
  • Language: Serbian