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The political and military establishment was on edge. In the absence of
volunteers, Ivica Racan, a Croatian member of the Yugoslav Party leadership,
was sent to calm the crowds. Serbian leaders were pleased that Croatia would
now see that ...
Mamula told Ivica Racan that, ever since the HDZ Congress, the Serbs in Croatia
had been frightened of another genocide - of a return to the Second World War.
He tried to persuade him that the Croats must speak out in defence of the Serbs.
One disastrous poster showed a huge picture of Ivica Racan with the unfortunate
message 'Ne' splattered across his chest, which perhaps was his defiant 'No' to
Belgrade, but seemed more like a warning not to vote for Racan.
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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
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