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Description - Yugoslavia: A Concise History by L. Benson

"Yugoslavia: A Concise History" surveys the whole turbulent course of the country's history, in the context of the struggles between great powers for control of the Balkans. Torn apart by nationalist rivalries, the first Yugoslavia lapsed into paralysis and dictatorship. Axis occupation in 1941 unleashed a murderous civil war, in which the Communist Party emerged victorious. Tito's Yugoslavia appeared to the world as a peaceful, multi-national federation, but in the end disintegrated amid barbarism unknown in Europe for half a century. This revised and fully updated edition explains why, and takes the events up to the arrest of Milosevic in 2001 and beyond.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781403915665
ISBN-10: 1403915660
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x mm)
Pages: 201
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 28-Oct-2003
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - L. Benson

LESLIE BENSON is Senior Lecturer in Politics and Sociology at University College Northampton.