The Contested Country: Yugoslav Unity and Communist Revolution, 1919-1953

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Harvard University Press, 1991 - 259 pages

Published amid the unraveling of the second Yugoslavia, The Contested Country lays bare the roots of the idea of Yugoslav unity--its conflict with the Croatian and Serbian national ideologies and its peculiar alliance with liberal and progressive, especially Communist, ideologies.

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Djilas has done an outstanding job of integrating the tragic history of pre-World War II Yugoslavia with postwar Commu nist policy. This timely book explains why national consciousness became the ... Read full review


South Slav Yugoslav lands on the eve of the First World
Occupied Yugoslavia 1941 Adapted from Stevan K Pavlo
The banovine of Yugoslavia 1929 and the Banovina

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Aleksa Djilas was Research Associate, Russian Research Center, Harvard University, from 1987 to 1994.

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