Readership: Scholars in social science and humanities fields with an interest in South-eastern Europe, identity issues, and sociolinguistic topics; the policy community and individuals involved with the many NGO's active in the Balkans; students in classes involving the Serbo-Croatian language, Balkan history, or contemporary Balkan politics.
Robert D. Greenberg, University of New Haven and Yale University
"A huge amount of research has gone into Greenberg's fine book. It is clearly written..." - Radmila Gorup, Slavic and East European Journal
"an admirable and welcome work. Its tone is particularly refreshing ... a well-crafted edition with a broad target readership in Slavic studies." - Andrii Danylenko, SEER
"...this is a fascinating book, well grounded in the relevant literature and written in an intelligible manner... [it will] contribute to a deeper understanding of both the dynamics and the repercussions of these disputes." - Sabrina P. Ramet, European History Quarterly
"BEST BOOK IN SLAVIC LINGUISTICS 2005, awarded by the American Association of Teachers of Slavic and
East European Languages.
liThe detailed exposition and copious citation of relevant scholarly literature in many languages, together with the eminently readable text providing a masterful summation of a unique constellation of sociolinguistic phenomena, suggest that the book will become a classic reference for those who wish to study the dramatic rise and fall of the language-formerly-known-as-Serbo-Croatian.r"
2: Serbo-Croatian: United or Not We Fall
3: Serbian: Isn't My Language Your Language?
4: Montenegrin: A Mountain out of a Mole Hill?
5: Croatian: We are Separate but Equal Twins
6: Bosnian: A Three-Humped Camel?