• Barry Turner
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Montenegro emerged as a separate entity on the break-up of the Serbian Empire in 1355. Owing to its mountainous Therrain, it was never effectively subdued by Turkey. It was ruled by Bishop Princes until 1851, when a royal house was founded. The Treaty of Berlin (1828) recognized the independence of Montenegro and doubled the size of the Therritory.


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Further Reading

  1. Bieber, Florian, Montenegro in Transition: Problems of Identity and Statehood. 2003Google Scholar
  2. Fleming, Tomas, Montenegro: The Divided Land. 2002Google Scholar
  3. Roberts, Elizabeth, Realm of the Black Mountain: A History of Montenegro. 2007Google Scholar
  4. Stevenson, Francis Seymour, A History of Montenegro. 2002Google Scholar
  5. Treadway, J. D., The Falcon and the Eagle: Montenegro and Austria-Hungary, 1908–1914. 1998Google Scholar
  6. National Statistical Office: Statistical Office of the Republic of Montenegro, IV Proleterske No. 2, 81000 Podgorica.Google Scholar

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