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s/t: Yugoslavia's Disintegration & Balkan Politics in Transition
Struggling against high odds, Yugoslavia managed to survive from its 1918 inception until the early '90s. But now, tragic ethnic & regional conflicts have irrevocably fragmented the country. Lenard Cohen explores the original conception & motives underlying the Yugoslav idea, looking at the state's
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Paperback, 386 pages
Published June 20th 1995 by Westview Press (Boulder, CO) (first published 1993)
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Erik Graff
Jan 21, 2011 Erik Graff rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Balkan fans
Recommended to Erik by: A.M.
After Bill Clinton finally responded to the war in Bosnia, many political refugees moved to our neighborhood, always a transitional one. The owners of one of the cafes I frequented were Bosnian as were many of the new customers appearing there and at other cafes in the area. Also, the mother of my niece was of mixed Serbian and Bosnian parentage, albeit Orthodox. In order to understand where they all were coming from and to get some background on what I'd been seeing in the press for years, I st ...more
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Apr 01, 2008 Scott rated it liked it
This was a good book because it was well organized and a fairly straight forward read. He did show how Milosevic not only ruined Serbia, but he also benefited immensly as did Tudjman. There was also the idea of how Tito created a moral vacuum that was later filled with Serbian national sentiment. There was also the idea that Serbia being under the Ottomans made them more prone to eastern mentalities rather than western that Croatia and Slovenia had under Austrian Hungarian Empire.
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