Sarajevo's Holiday Inn on the Frontline of Politics and War - Morrison, Kenneth
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Sarajevo's Holiday Inn on the Frontline of Politics and War charts the rich history of the city's famous Holiday Inn hotel. Describing in detail the tumultuous events that took place within its walls and in its immediate environs, this book explores the opening of the building in advance of the 1984 Winter Olympics through the early 1990s when the hotel was utilized by political elites through to the siege of Sarajevo, when the hotel became the main base for foreign correspondents. Kenneth Morrison draws upon a plethora of primary and secondary sources, and includes extensive interviews with…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
Sarajevo's Holiday Inn on the Frontline of Politics and War charts the rich history of the city's famous Holiday Inn hotel. Describing in detail the tumultuous events that took place within its walls and in its immediate environs, this book explores the opening of the building in advance of the 1984 Winter Olympics through the early 1990s when the hotel was utilized by political elites through to the siege of Sarajevo, when the hotel became the main base for foreign correspondents. Kenneth Morrison draws upon a plethora of primary and secondary sources, and includes extensive interviews with many participants in the drama that was played out within the confines of the hotel, contextualizing the case of the Holiday Inn by analyzing how hotels are utilized in times of conflict.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Springer Palgrave Macmillan; Palgrave Macmillan Uk
  • Artikelnr. des Verlages: .978-1-349-84653-5, 978-1-349-84653-5
  • 1st ed. 2016
  • Seitenzahl: 268
  • Erscheinungstermin: 15. August 2018
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 216mm x 154mm x 22mm
  • Gewicht: 351g
  • ISBN-13: 9781349846535
  • ISBN-10: 1349846538
  • Artikelnr.: 44538730
Autorenporträt
Kenneth Morrison is Reader in Modern Southeast European History at De Montfort University, UK. He has written extensively on the modern history of the Balkans and is the author of Montenegro: A Modern History (2009) and The Sandzak: A History (2013), with Elizabeth Roberts.
Inhaltsangabe
Foreword; Martin Bell.- Introduction.- 1. Hotels as Strategic Assets, Prestige Targets and Sanctuaries.- 2. Press Hotels in Conflict Zones.- 3. The Construction of Sarajevo's 'Olympic Hotel'.- 4. Politics Comes to the Holiday Inn.- 5. In Residence: Radovan Karadzic and the SDS.- 6. Crossing the Rubicon: The Outbreak of War in Sarajevo.- 7. A New Reality, a New Clientele.- 8. The Hazards of Living on the Frontline.- 9. Hostelry in Extremis .- 10. The Targeting of the Holiday Inn.- 11. The Rebirth and Demise of Sarajevo's Holiday Inn.