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In 1945, the Soviet Army liberated most of Eastern Europe from German
occupation and Moscow installed Communist governments in ... Government
institutions had been established but it was the Communist Party (or Parties) that
Slovenes and only then Communists'. The Slovenes were clearly in the minority.
They got a boost that night at the Central Committee of the Yugoslav Party, when,
for the first time, the Croats publicly sided with them against the majority in a ...
The Slovene Communists were forward-looking enough to initiate democratic
reforms on their own, rather than waiting for public pressure to build. In
September 1989, reformist Communist Party President, Milan Kucan, led the
drive to adopt ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - rocketjk - LibraryThing
This history by two BBC correspondents does a very good job of presenting the chronology and events of this massive deadly tragedy. The book deftly separates the many different threads of nationalism ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - cwhouston - LibraryThing
Very enjoyable single volume history of the break up of Yugoslavia. The book is well written and the chapters are logically structured and not too long. The coverage is comprehensive and, in my view, written with very little political or ethnic bias. Read full review
No One Should Dare to Beat You
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