author Stavrianos, L.S.
title The Balkans since 1453
year 2005
location New York
publisher New York University Press
ISBN 10, 13 0814797660, 978-0814797662
description The Balkans Since 1453 is a book by the Greek-Canadian historian L.S. Stavrianos first published in 1958. It is a large, synthetical work which encompasses the major political, economic and cultural events of the Balkans from the fall of the Byzantine Empire to the late 1940s.
Stavrianos paid particular attention to the national awakening and the nation-building process in the Balkans. The book was highly acclaimed by many historians of the Balkans, including Traian Stoianovich and Mark Mazower.