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The Utopia of terror : life and death in wartime Croatia

The Utopia of terror : life and death in wartime Croatia

Author: Rory Yeomans
Publisher: Rochester, NY : University of Rochester Press, 2015.
Series: Rochester studies in East and Central Europe.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Offers a complex consideration of the relationship of mass terror and utopianism under the fascist government of wartime Croatia.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rory Yeomans
ISBN: 9781580465458 1580465455
OCLC Number: 926623416
Description: vi, 323 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: utopia, terror, and everyday experience in the Ustasha State / Rory Yeomans --
Part I. Terror as everyday experience, economic system, and social practice --
Anti-Semitism and economic regeneration: the Ustasha regime and the nationalization of Jewish property and business in Sarajevo / Dallas Michelbacher --
Ordinary people, extraordinary times: everyday life in Karlovac under Ustasha rule / Filip Erdeljac --
The engine room of a new Ustasha consciousness: cinema, terror, and ideological refashioning / Rory Yeomans --
Honor, shame, and warrior values: the anthropology of Ustasha violence / Radu Harald Dinu --
Part II. Incarnating a new religion, national values, and youth --
Apostles, saints? Days, and mass mobilization: the sacralization of politics in the Ustasha State / Stipe Kljai --
Between the racial state and the Christian rampart: Ustasha ideology, Catholic values, and national purification / Irina Ognyanova --
Envisioning the "other" east: Bosnia-Herzegovina, Muslims, and modernization in the Ustasha State / Nada Kisi-Kolanovi --
"To be eternally young means to be an Ustasha": youth organizations as incubators of a new youth and new future / Goran Miljan --
Part III. Terror, utopia, and the Ustasha State in comparative perspective --
Forging brotherhood and unity: war propaganda and transitional justice in Yugoslavia, 1941-48 / Tomislav Duli --
Recontextualizing the Fascist precedent: the Ustasha movement and the transnational dynamics of interwar Fascism / Aristotle Kallis --
Epilogue: ordinary people between the national community and everyday terror / Rory Yeomans.
Series Title: Rochester studies in East and Central Europe.
Responsibility: edited by Rory Yeomans.


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[A] valuable collection for outlining varied approaches to understanding the development and mixed effects of terror in Ustasha Croatia, providing many insights into the complexities of Ustasha Read more...

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