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Milosevic tried to cajole Vllasi, who resembled the archetypal Communist
functionary, becoming fatter with each step up the ladder. An eager head of
Yugoslavia's Communist youth, Azem had been Tito's pet. 'This is now or never.
Vote for me ...
Over whisky a few weeks later, Milosevic asked Vllasi whether he had been
behind the November demonstrations. 'He wanted to know how so many people
could turn up and take the police completely by surprise,' recalled Vllasi. 'He said
Intent on stopping the strike, Milosevic phoned Vllasi in Pristina. He told the
ethnic Albanian leader to persuade the miners to call off their strike. In response
Vllasi said: 'I have been to the mines and am convinced that they won't give up, ...
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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
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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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