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


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