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On the Eve of War: A Balance Sheet

Robin Okey

in Taming Balkan Nationalism: The Habsburg ‘Civilizing Mission’ in Bosnia 1878-1914

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199213917
eISBN:
9780191707490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213917.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Since the collapse of communist Yugoslavia, the last years of Austro-Hungarian colonial occupation had taken on more positive associations, as a period in which Bosnia-Herzegovina had the potential ... More


The Communists and the Serb Rebellion, c. April–September 1941

Marko Attila Hoare

in Genocide and Resistance in Hitler’s Bosnia: The Partisans and the Chetniks, 1941–1943

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263808
eISBN:
9780191734458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263808.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Partisan movement in Bosnia-Hercegovina was the product both of long-term socio-economic developments at home and of the short-term ‘accident’ of foreign invasion and occupation; it involved the ... More


From Serb Rebellion to Bosnian Revolution, c. December 1941–March 1942

Marko Attila Hoare

in Genocide and Resistance in Hitler’s Bosnia: The Partisans and the Chetniks, 1941–1943

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263808
eISBN:
9780191734458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263808.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The irretrievable breakdown of Partisan–Chetnik relations in Bosnia-Hercegovina and the beginning of open enmity between the two movements had profound consequences for the practices of both, as each ... More


Bosnia-Hercegovina Defeats Great Serbia, c. June 1942–October 1943

Marko Attila Hoare

in Genocide and Resistance in Hitler’s Bosnia: The Partisans and the Chetniks, 1941–1943

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263808
eISBN:
9780191734458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263808.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Bosnia-Hercegovina was by mid-1942 effectively a patchwork of small fiefdoms. The Ustasha-held towns were islands in a hostile sea. Rebel Bosnia-Hercegovina was a world partitioned, militarily and ... More


The Origins, Attributes, and Legacies of Paramilitary Violence in the Balkans

John Paul Newman

in War in Peace: Paramilitary Violence in Europe after the Great War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199654918
eISBN:
9780191744273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654918.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

This chapter traces the continuities and discontinuities of paramilitary violence in the Balkans from the beginning of the twentieth century through to the immediate postwar period. It demonstrates ... More


Yugoslavias' Administrative Boundaries (1918-1991)

Ana S. Trbovich

in A Legal Geography of Yugoslavia's Disintegration

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195333435
eISBN:
9780199868834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333435.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the administrative boundaries in Yugoslavia from 1918 to 1991. Topics covered include the formation of the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes in 1918; the establishment of ... More


Evil's Direction

Keith Doubt

in Understanding Evil: Lessons from Bosnia

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227006
eISBN:
9780823235872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227006.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses ethnic cleaning in Bosnia. The term “ethnic cleansing” is a widely misused euphemism for the arrests, expulsions, rapes, and murders of Bosnian ... More


Croatia, ‘Greater Serbianism’, and the conflict between East and West

Macdonald David Bruce

in Balkan Holocausts?: Serbian and Croatian Victim Centered Propaganda and the War in Yugoslavia

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719064661
eISBN:
9781781700198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064661.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Like Serbia, Croatia also saw the merits of reinterpreting history to buttress their own political objectives. Many of Croatia's most interesting national myths were created well before the collapse ... More


Comparing genocides: ‘numbers games’ and ‘holocausts’ at Jasenovac and Bleiburg

David Bruce Macdonald

in Balkan Holocausts?: Serbian and Croatian Victim Centered Propaganda and the War in Yugoslavia

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719064661
eISBN:
9781781700198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064661.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter reviews two of the most important persecution myths emerging from World War II. Revising the history of the Ustasa-run death camp at Jasenovac was a useful means of casting Serbs as the ... More


War Comes to Pakrac

Kai Erikson

in The Sociologist's Eye: Reflections on Social Life

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300106671
eISBN:
9780300231779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106671.003.0017
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter examines the impact of the civil war in Yugoslavia on the people of a town in Croatia called Pakrac. Croatia and Serbia went to war in the summer of 1991 after the former, home to ... More


Autonomy Compromised: Nazi Occupation and the Ustasha Regime

Emily Greble

in Sarajevo, 1941-1945: Muslims, Christians, and Jews in Hitler's Europe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449215
eISBN:
9780801460739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449215.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter details the hectic months of war and political transition: the collapse of Yugoslavia in April 1941, the arrival of the German occupation, and the establishment of the Independent State ... More


Another Bosnia

Edin Hajdarpasic

in Whose Bosnia?: Nationalism and Political Imagination in the Balkans, 1840-1914

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453717
eISBN:
9781501701115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453717.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This epilogue maintains that while “the Bosnian savagery” is quintessentially modern, it still partakes of a discrete kind of modernity that sets it apart from Western “liberal nationalism” and thus ... More


Background, 1918–1941

Alexander Prusin

in Serbia under the Swastika: A World War II Occupation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252041068
eISBN:
9780252099618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252041068.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

Serves as a brief introduction to the history of Serbia within the kingdom of Kingdom of Yugoslavia. At the end of World War I, the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats, and Slovenians (SCS) appeared on the map ... More


Ivo Andrić, The Bridge on the Drina

Annabel Patterson

in The International Novel

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300198003
eISBN:
9780300210408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198003.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter offers a reading of Ivo Andrić's novel The Bridge on the Drina, an account of his native country of Bosnia up to the beginning of World War I, as well as the peaceful coexistence among ... More


The Past as Future: Post-Yugoslav Space in the Early Twenty-First Century

Dejan Djokicć

in After Yugoslavia: The Cultural Spaces of a Vanished Land

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804784023
eISBN:
9780804787345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784023.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter traces the development of the Yugoslav state and the Yugoslav idea from the early twentieth century to the present day. The Yugoslav idea evolved during the interwar period and survived ... More


The dual Bosnian resistance: c. April 1941–April 1943

Marko Attila Hoare

in The Bosnian Muslims in the Second World War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199327850
eISBN:
9780199388233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199327850.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The occupation of Bosnia-Hercegovina by the Axis powers, and their imposition of a brutal and unrepresentative Ustasha puppet regime on the country, provoked widespread resistance that cut across ... More


US Refugee Policy in the Age of Genocide

María Cristina García

in The Refugee Challenge in Post-Cold War America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190655303
eISBN:
9780190697754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190655303.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 2 examines the uneven responses by government officials to populations displaced by genocide. In response to genocide in Iraq, Rwanda, Bosnia and Kosovo—the case studies in this ... More


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