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Croatia : a history

Croatia : a history

Author: Ivo Goldstein
Publisher: [Montréal (Québec)] : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This work provides a history of the development of Croatia from early medieval days to modern day. Charting social, economic and cultural developments, the text shows that the complex historical  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ivo Goldstein
ISBN: 0773520163 9780773520165 0773520171 9780773520172
OCLC Number: 41026718
Notes: "First published ... by C. Hurst & Co. ... London"--Title page verso.
Description: x, 281 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Croation lands in Antiquity --
The first centuries of Croation History and the establishment of the Croatian state --
The 12th-16th centuries: Hungary and Croatia United under one King --
The 16th --
18th centuries; Croatia between the Venetian Republic and the Ottoman and Austrian Empires --
1790-1918: development of the middle class --
1918-1941: Croatia in Yugoslavia --
1941-5: The tragedy of the Second World War --
1944-8: The Socialist revolution --
from elevated ideals to revenge and totalitarianism --
1948-66: The beginnings of democratisation and Yugoslavia's search for it's own course --1966-80: Decentralisation and repression --
1980-9: Overall crisis grows --
Yugoslavia and Croatia on course to war --
The war in Bosnia-Hercegovina: The role of the Croats and Croatia: reflections on the Croats and Croatia --
Croatia in the 1990s: between the Balkans and Europe.
Responsibility: Ivo Goldstein ; translated from the Croatian by Nikolina Jovanovic.


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