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The question of the status of Kosovo became the most pressing concern.
Although ninety per cent Albanian, Kosovo was regarded by Serbs as the cradle
of their civilisation. It was the seat of the Serbian church, the Patriarchate at Pec.
Stambolic had already visited Kosovo on 6 April, 1986, when more than 10 000
local Serbs gathered to protest against the arrest of the activist, Bulatovic. A year
later, aware that the situation could boil over, Stambolic gave his protege, ...
He then realized that, by seizing this agenda, he could become the Serbian
leader. Through pressure and lobbying over the summer, his placemen were
able to stack the deck against Stambolic. 'Following Milosevic's speech at Kosovo
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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
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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
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