THE DYNAMICS OF ETHNICITY: POMAK IDENTITIES

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Ulf Brunnbauer

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In the last few years the study of ethnic identities has become extremely popular among scholars dealing with the Balkans. Predictably, the main focus was laid on the nationalities of former Yugoslavia who came into the consciousness of the Western audience as archaic in-groups fighting each other. Special interest was given to the case of the Muslims in Yugoslavia, above all the Bosnians.

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