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Milosevic : a biography

Author: Adam LeBor
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents the biography of former Serbian leader Slobodan Milosevic and examines his politics and campaigns of ethnic cleansing, his associations with western diplomats, politicians, and businessmen, and the international crisis that brought down his regime in 2001.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Slobodan Milošević; Slobodan Milošević; Slobodan Milošević; Slobodan Milošević, Politiker.; Slobodan Milošević
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adam LeBor
ISBN: 0300103174 9780300103175
OCLC Number: 54780283
Notes: Originally published: London : Bloomsbury, 2002.
Description: xxx, 404 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Childhood: growing up in brotherhood and unity: 1941-58 --
Meeting Mira: teenage sweethearts: 1958-62 --
Building in: first steps up the party ladder: 1962-77 --
The capitalist years: Slobodan in America: 1978-82 --
Capturing Belgrade: using the network: 1982-4 --
All the president's men: wooing two constituencies: 1985-6 --
Epiphany: unleashing nationalism: 1986- April 1987 --
Et tu, Slobodan: ousting Stambolic: August-September 1987 --
There are no friends anymore: the Reform Commission and the Yoghurt Revolution: 1988 --
Coronation in Kosovo: 1989 and all that --
War no. 1, Slovenia: small war in Slovenia, not many dead: 1989-91 --
War no. 2, Croatia: a joint criminal enterprise: 1990-2 --
Street protests: ten days that shook Belgrade: March 1991 --
What a carve up: preparing for war no. 3, Bosnia: 1991-2 --
War no. 3, Bosnia: the Bosnian-Serb Republic: 1993 --
Milan panic: the two republics of Federal Yugoslavia: 1992-3 --
Meanwhile, on the home front: hijacking the Yugoslav economy: 1992-3 --
Weathering operation storm: NATO bombs the Bosnian Serbs: 1994-5 --
America to the rescue: Sarajevo relieved, eventually: summer 1995 --
The only man who matters: Dayton: November 1995 --
Enter Mira, stage left: setting up JUL: 1995-7 --
War no. 4, Kosovo --
part 1: finishing unfinished business --
War no. 4, Kosovo --
part 2: NATO bombs the Serbs: 1999 --
Toppling Milosevic from Budapest: one day that shook the world: 5 October 2000 --
Slobodan at the Hague: it's your problem 2001-2 --
Appendix 1: Milosevic and Tudjman court Yugoslavia's Jews --
Appendix 2: terms of surrender.
Responsibility: Adam LeBor.

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