Michael Stewart, 11 December 1997
Show More Balkan Justice: The Story behind the First International War Crimes Trial since Nuremberg by Michael Scharf.
Carolina, 340 pp., $28, October 1997, 0 89089 919 3Show More
The Tenth Circle of Hell: A Memoir of Life in the Death Camps of Bosnia by Rezak Hukanovic.
Little, Brown, 164 pp., £14.99, May 1997, 0 316 63955 9Show More
Burn This House: The Making and Unmaking of Yugoslavia edited by Jasminka Udovicki and James Ridgeway.
Duke, 326 pp., $49.95, November 1997, 0 8223 1997 7Show More
A Safe Area: Srebrenica, Europe’s Worst Massacre since the Second World War by David Rohde.
Simon and Schuster, 440 pp., £8.99, June 1997, 0 671 00499 9Show More
Triumph of the Lack of Will: International Diplomacy and the Yugoslav War by James Gow.
Hurst, 343 pp., £14.95, May 1997, 1 85065 208 2Show More
“... the next generation depends in part on what one believes caused the former Yugoslavia to break up. James Gow, who was an early, and at that time isolated, advocate of a Tribunal, provides a good account of the bad timing, bad judgment, disunity and, crucially, lack of political will which weakened international diplomacy and allowed the crisis to turn ...”