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The Bosnian Muslims in the Second World War : a history

Author: Marko Attila Hoare
Publisher: London : Hurst & Company, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

An authoritative account that is essential to understanding the history of Balkan Islam


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marko Attila Hoare
ISBN: 9781849042413 1849042411
OCLC Number: 862435156
Description: xviii, 478 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1. The dual Bosnian resistance: c. April 1941 --
April 1943 --
The Axis, the NDH and Bosnia-Hercegovina --
The Serb uprising and the birth of the Bosnian Partisan movement --
The origins of Muslim and Croat resistance --
The KPJ and the Bosnian Muslims --
The KPJ and the Bosnian Croats --
The Muslim autonomist opposition --
The Muslim National Military-Chetnik Organisation --
The Muslim Memorandum to Hitler --
The 13th SS Division `Handschar' --
Beginnings of a synthesis --
2. The People's Liberation Movement underground: c. April 1941 --
April 1943 --
The importance of personal connections --
The Ustasha-Communist overlap --
The limits of Ustasha repression --
Women in the NOP --
The resistance in Sarajevo --
The resistance in Banja Luka --
Enemy infiltration of the NOP --
The NOP and the Home Guard --
3. The Muslim and Croat rebellion: c. April 1943 --
October 1943 --
The Chetnik `March on Bosnia' and Muslim alienation from the Axis --
The Nazi turn towards the Great Serbs --
The 13th SS Division `Handschar' as a catalyst to the Muslim revolt --
The 16th Muslim Brigade --
The revolt of the Muslim Legions and Home Guards --
The first liberation of Tuzla --
The rebellion of the Muslim notables --
The rebellion beyond East Bosnia --
The Muslim Liberation Movement --
4. Bosnian assembly and Yugoslav federation: c. October 1943 --
April 1944 --
Tito censures the Bosnian leadership --
The road to Zavnobih --
Republic or autonomous province? --
The launch of the First Session of Zavnobih --
The speeches and actions of the First Session of Zavnobih --
Jajce: the Yugoslav Partisan capital --
The Second Session of Avnoj --
Popularising the Bosnian parliament --
Enemy responses to the Bosnian Partisan successes --
5. Bosnian statehood and Partisan diversity: c. November 1943 --
April 1945 --
Expansion of the People's Liberation Movement --
The Yugoslav road to Bosnian statehood --
The Second Session of Zavnobih --
The problem of an expanding base --
`Feminist errors' --
The Partisan reconquest of Hercegovina --
The 18th Croat Brigade --
Huska Miljkovic and the Una Operational Group --
6. The liberation of Bosnia and Yugoslavia: c. April 1944 --
April 1945 --
The Independent State of Croatia crumbles --
Liberating the towns from without and within --
The battle for Banja Luka --
The collapse of the Handschar Division --
The liberation of Serbia --
The liberation of Mostar --
Sarajevo on the eve of liberation --
The liberation of Sarajevo --
The liberation of Zenica --
7. Constructing a Bosnian nation-state: c. July 1944 --
December 1946 --
Organising the Bosnian state --
The territorial organisation of Bosnia-Hercegovina --
The Third Session of Zavnobih --
Serb unity vs Bosnian sovereignty --
The Constituent Assembly of Yugoslavia --
Did Bosnia-Hercegovina have the right to secede from Yugoslavia? --
The Bosnian Constituent Assembly opens --
The Bosnian coat of arms and flag --
The Bosnian constitution is promulgated --
8. Bosnia and the Muslims after liberation: c. April 1945 --
September 1950 --
The Communists besieged from below --
The Republic and the army --
The colonisation of Vojvodina --
The Polish and Ukrainian minorities --
The Communists and Christianity --
The Muslim national identity and the Communist dilemma --
Muslim pressure for national recognition --
The Zulfikarpasic affair --
Women as the vanguard --
Thermidor of the Muslims.
Responsibility: Marko Attila Hoare.


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This is an outstanding piece of work. Written with Marko Hoare's characteristic lucidity, analytic force and mastery of a huge range of sources, it will not only be the definitive work on this Read more...

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