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A short history of the Yugoslav peoples

Fred Singleton

A short history of the Yugoslav peoples

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Yugoslavia -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography, p327-333. - Includes index.

    StatementFred Singleton.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDR1246
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 309p. ;
    Number of Pages309
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22627261M
    ISBN 100521254787, 0521274850

    Terrorist attacks, committed by Croats as well as some targeting Croat nationalist leaders, increased in number; the state responded by having all non-Serbian political leaders arrested or exiled by JanuaryNIYB. Slovenia Slovenia, the most homogeneous and prosperous region of what was once Yugoslavia, was the first to secede from the diverse kingdom. Ithaca, N. InTito perceived Britain as a threat to Yugoslav sovereignty, and was concerned about the combined British-U. The Chetniks. Stirrings of nationalist dissent in Croatia and Kosovo were crushed.

    Unlike Montenegro, not all the countries of the world have accepted the independence of Kosovo, most notably Serbia and Russia. In turn, Albania nullified all her treaties with Yugoslavia and expelled Yugoslav advisors; the concept of a larger Yugoslavia including Bulgaria was scrapped; Bulgaria again claimed Yugoslav Macedonia. The Yugoslav ethnic designation was thus imposed for a period of time on all South Slavs in Yugoslavia. Tito's Yugoslavia also gained enormous prestige as a founder of the non-aligned movement, which aimed to find a place in world politics for countries that did not want to stand foursquare behind either of the two superpowers.

    Without him the state began to unravel, as the governments of the republics began to exercise the powers that were due to them under the constitution. The new deal, however, makes no provision for Kosovo, a UN protectorate sincebut still nominally part of Yugoslavia - or now its successor state. The country was given a new constitutionthe country newly divided in administrative districts Banovinasfollowing the French model, named after rivers. Additional source: "Balkan Booklist" from the Lasiewicz Foundation. Albanians there demonstrated for their own republic, and even for secession and union with Albania.


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Mihailovic, Dragoljub-Draza. Croats and Slovenes feared that they were next in line. This republic was comprised of Serbia and Montenegro. This decision in Belgrade's federal parliament to create a new loose union between the two republics, called simply Serbia and Montenegro, and to finally consign the name of Yugoslavia to history, shows how the legislators have bowed to reality.

This work reports June and December documents that set out the scheme for Greater Serbia, documents which read like a roadmap for Serb violence and 'ethnic cleansing' in Tito's forces, however, soon gained the recognition and help of the Allies. Yugoslavia became economically increasingly dependent on Germanywhich in took almost half of the country's exports and provided a similar percentage of her imports.

Balkan tragedy : chaos and dissolution after the Cold War. In Milosevic abolished Kosovo's autonomy. At home the federation appeared to have solved the bitter national questions of the past, living standards were high and, unlike in other communist countries, citizens were free to travel to the west, either to work or to take holidays.

For them, and for many communists around the world, Yugoslavia seemed to be a paradise on earth. From November to JuneGutman chronicles the progress of an abomination: freight trains packed with helpless human beings; the tortured, raped, and mutilated bodies; death camps; and a section of the systematic destruction of culture pp.

Singleton, now deceased, was chairman of the Postgraduate School of Yugoslav Studies at Bradford University from its founding in until his retirement in If you have just submitted your name, it will appear when the list is next indexed.

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