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The Resource Sarajevo daily : a city and its newspaper under siege, Tom Gjelten

Sarajevo daily : a city and its newspaper under siege, Tom Gjelten

Label
Sarajevo daily : a city and its newspaper under siege
Title
Sarajevo daily
Title remainder
a city and its newspaper under siege
Statement of responsibility
Tom Gjelten
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The war in Bosnia began as a conflict between Serb nationalists intent on carving out their own ethnically pure state and Bosnian citizens who wanted their country to remain undivided. Nowhere was it fought more intensely than in Sarajevo, a city famous for its interfaith tolerance and cultural diversity. Besieged and bombarded, the people of Sarajevo struggled heroically to maintain their prewar lives and traditions. Tom Gjelten captures the whole Sarajevo saga in the story of Oslobodjenje, the city's celebrated daily newspaper. The ten-story Oslobodjenje headquarters was one of the first buildings targeted by Serb nationalist gunners, and within months it was blasted and burned nearly to the ground. But the Oslobodjenje staff - Muslims, Serbs, and Croats working together - retreated to an underground shelter and miraculously managed to continue publishing throughout the siege of Sarajevo, every single day. Their unbroken record testifies to the resilience of Sarajevo's population at large, while their private crises, quarrels, and passions mirror the life of a multiethnic community under nationalist assault. By tracking Oslobodjenje's story from the prewar period through Sarajevo's darkest days to the final stages of despair and disillusion, Tom Gjelten illuminates the issues at the heart of the Bosnian conflict. By setting his war chronicle at a newspaper, he explores the role of a free press in wartime and provides an intimate account of Sarajevo and its struggles as experienced by real people in their daily lives
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gjelten, Tom
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Journalism
  • Yugoslav War, 1991-1995
  • Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Label
Sarajevo daily : a city and its newspaper under siege, Tom Gjelten
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [257]-260) 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
Contents
Bloodlines -- A time of change -- For or against Bosnia -- Humiliation -- Hatred -- Fighting together, falling apart -- Winter -- War, Oslobodjenje, and democracy -- The wounded city -- A loser's peace
Control code
31206637
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 270 pages
Isbn
9780060190521
Lccn
94037869
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(WaOLN)1647883
Label
Sarajevo daily : a city and its newspaper under siege, Tom Gjelten
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [257]-260) 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
Contents
Bloodlines -- A time of change -- For or against Bosnia -- Humiliation -- Hatred -- Fighting together, falling apart -- Winter -- War, Oslobodjenje, and democracy -- The wounded city -- A loser's peace
Control code
31206637
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 270 pages
Isbn
9780060190521
Lccn
94037869
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(WaOLN)1647883

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