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Yugoslavia, a country study, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Glenn E. Curtis

Yugoslavia, a country study, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Glenn E. Curtis
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 303-319) and index
federal national government publication
index present
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non fiction
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Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Glenn E. Curtis
Series statement
Area handbook series,, 1057-5294DA pam, 550-99
Sub title
a country study
Table Of Contents
Pre-Slav history -- Histories of the Yugoslav peoples to World War I. The Slovenes ; The Croats and their territories ; The Serbs and Serbia, Vojvodina, and Montenegro ; Bosnia and Hercegovina ; Macedonia -- The Balkan Wars, World War I, and the formation of Yugoslavia, 1912-18. The Balkan Wars and World War I ; Formation of the South Slav state ; The kingdom of Yugoslavia ; Political life in the 1920s; Economic life and foreign policy in the 1920s ; The royal dictatorship ; The regency ; The Sporazum, Tripartite Pact, and outbreak of World War II -- Yugoslavia in World War II, 1941-45. Partition and terror ; The resistance movement -- Postwar Yugoslavia. Communist takeover and consolidation ; The Yugoslav-Soviet rift ; Introduction of socialist self-management ; Nonalignment and Yugoslav-Soviet rapprochement ; Reforms of the 1960s ; Unrest in Croatia and its consequences in the 1970s ; The 1974 constitution -- Geography and population. Topography ; Drainage systems ; Climate ; Pollution ; Population -- Yugoslavia's peoples. Ethnographic history ; Ethnic composition ; Languages ; The Yugoslav nations -- Social groups. The peasantry ; The workers ; The political elite and intellectuals ; The family -- Urbanization and housing. Housing ; Urban problems ; Guest workers -- Religion. Demography and distribution ; Eastern Orthodoxy ; Roman Catholicism ; Islam ; Other faiths -- Education. History of Yugoslav education ; Primary schools ; Secondary education ; Higher education -- Health care and social welfare. Disease and mortality ; Development of the health care system ; The contemporary health and welfare systems -- Economic history. World War II and recovery ; Application of Stalinist economics ; The first five-year plan ; Launching socialist self-management ; The "perspective" five-year plan ; The economic reform of 1965 ; Adjustments in the 1970s -- The economic management mechanism. Socialist self-management ; Capital ownership and the market ; Planning and pricing ; Trade unions ; Government revenue and spending ; Banking -- Structure of the economy. Labor and unemployment ; Industry ; Agriculture ; Energy and mineral resources ; Transportation and telecommunications -- Foreign trade. Historical background ; Exports and imports ; Trading partners ; Guest workers and tourism ; Foreign exchange -- Managing the crisis of the 1980s. Inflation and foreign debt ; Living standards ; Regional disparities -- The reforms of 1990 -- Political evolution after 1945. Breaking with the Soviet Union ; The 1963 constitution ; Post-Ranković diversification ; Political innovation and the 1974 constitution ; The early post-Tito years ; Reform in the 1980s ; The leadership crisis -- Government structure. Federal assembly ; Federal executive council ; State presidency ; Court system ; Local government and the communes -- Nongovernmental political institutions. League of Communist of Yugoslavia ; Socialist Alliance of Working People of Yugoslavia ; Trade unions ; Youth League of Yugoslavia ; Veterans' Association -- Regional political issues. Slovenia ; Serbia ; Kosovo ; Vojvodina ; Croatia ; Montenegro ; Bosnia and Hercegovina ; Macedonia -- The public and political decision making. Djilas, Praxis, and intellectual repression ; Intellectual opposition groups ; The media ; Censorship -- Foreign policy. The government foreign policy mechanism ; Nonalignment ; The Soviet Union ; The United States ; European neighbors ; The Middle East and Western Europe -- The political agenda for the 1990s -- Development of the armed forces. Early development ; World War II ; Postwar development -- National defense. Threat perception ; Military doctrine ; Strategy and tactics -- Defense organization. Government organization for defense ; The military and the party ; Armed services ; Territorial defense forces -- Military manpower. The military and society ; Recruitment and service obligations ; Military training and education ; Military life ; Ranks, insignia, and uniforms -- Defense and the national economy. Military budget ; Arms procurement -- Foreign military relations. Warship visits ; Arms sales ; Military exchanges -- Internal security. Dissidence ; Courts, detention, and punishment ; Internal security forces ; Organization for internal security ; The military in domestic peacekeeping
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