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The fragmentation of Yugoslavia : nationalism and war in the Balkans

Author: Aleksandar Pavković
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"World War I created the state of Yugoslavia in 1918 and, in a series of wars, starting in 1991, Yugoslavia was replaced by several new and smaller states. The victors had always presented these wars as wars of national liberation: each war was fought for the sacred cause of national liberty. The book traces the origins of ideologies, appealing to the cause of national liberty, and outlines their use in the creation  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Aleksandar Pavković
ISBN: 0312230842 9780312230845 033391919X 9780333919194 0333912489 9780333912485
OCLC Number: 42603435
Description: xiii, 243 pages : maps ; 22 cm
Contents: pt. 1. A Common Homeland of the South Slavs --
Yugoslavia at the Crossroads of Competing National Myths --
The First Yugoslavia --
World War II --
The Second Yugoslavia --
pt. 2. The Homeland Fragmented --
From a Centralized State of Semiconfederation --
The Loss of Legitimacy 1980-9 --
The Rise of Nationalism --
The Rise of New National Elites 1987-90 --
On the Road to War --
Wars for Independence --
Bosnia-Hercegovina --
Kosovo.
Responsibility: Aleksandar Pavković.
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War - World War I - created the state of Yugoslavia in 1918 and, in a series of wars, starting in 1991, Yugoslavia was replaced by several new and smaller states. The victors had always presented  Read more...

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