The Christian Heritage of Kosovo and Metohija: The Historical and Spiritual Heartland of the Serbian People
Edited by: Bishop Maxim (Vasiljevic)
Published by: Sebastian Press Co-publishers: Institute for Balkan Studies, Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Belgrade; The Episcopal Council of the Serbian Orthodox Church in North and South America; Faculty of Orthodox Theology, University of Belgrade; BLAGO Fund; Serbia Americana; Interklima-grafika, Vrnjci.
Authors: Dusan T. Batakovic; Gojko Subotic; Dimitrije Bogdanovic; Alex Dragnich; Slavko Todorovich; Thomas A. Emmert; Sima M. Cirkovic; Arthur Evans; G. K. Chesterton; Bosky Bojovic; Atanasije Jevtic; Alexander F. Hilferding; Rebecca West; Stamatis Skliris; Radovan Samardzic; Dimitrije Djordjevic; Sava Janjic; Andrew Warmth; F. W. Harvey, and others.
The Historical and Spiritual Heartland of the Serbian People This book on Serbia's Christian Heritage in Kosovo and Metohija, its heartland in medieval times and Ottoman domination, is intended to introduce an extensive reading public the oldest and most precious treasury of Serbian medieval history and culture. Its authors are leading specialists in the fields they write so that readers may place complete reliance on the factual accuracy of the material. The book presents a cultural history and the medieval Serbian Kingdom's heritage, ruled by the Nemanjić Dynasty, its cultural development over centuries, and its patriotic heart, which resided in Rascia (Raška) and Kosovo. Award Publishing Project of the Year from the Diaspora at Belgrade Book Fair 2015.
"The Christian Heritage of Kosovo and Metohija is a rare and extraordinary achievement" Archbishop Demetrios of America (New York)
"The best book ever published in Serbia" Prof. Dusan Batakovic (Belgrade) "This book is the best proof that Kosovo is Serbian" Metropolitan John of Pergamon (Zizioulas)
"This book deserves an award on Frankfurt Book Fair" - Manolis Velitzanidis ("Indiktos", Athens)
"This book is our passport to the world," Z. Rakocevic (Pristina)
"By this capital work of great significance, the Serbian people are presented to the world in the light of its spiritual and cultural creativity and statesmanship in Kosovo and Metohija" Prof Radmila Milentijevic (New York)
Number of pages: 1008, hardbound
Number of color reproductions: 794