The Great Cauldron by Marie-Janine Calic — history of the Balkans
A book which dispels preconceptions and restores southeastern Europe's place in Europe. Tony Barber, writing in the Financial Times, reviews Marie-Janine Calic's book, The Great Cauldron, which is a panoramic look at southeastern Europe. Her vivid reconstructions of daily life and lively sketches of characters, dispel preconceptions about the region and restores its place in Europe.
From Financial Times