Socialism and National Unity in Yugoslavia, 1945-63: Records ofthe U.S. State Department Classified Files

Socialism and National Unity in Yugoslavia, 1945-63: Records ofthe U.S. State Department Classified Files

In an effort to avoid Serbian domination during the post-WWII years, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, and Montenegro were given separate andequal republican status within the new socialist federation of Yugoslavia; Kosovo and Vojvodina were made autonomous provinces within Yugoslavia.Despite the attempts at a federal system of government for Yugoslavia, Serbia played the leading role in Yugoslavia’s political life for the next 4decades. Yugoslavia remained independent of the USSR as Tito (1892-1980) broke with Stalin and asserted Yugoslav independence. Tito went on tocontrol Yugoslavia for 35 years. Under communist rule, Yugoslavia was transformed from an agrarian to an industrial society.

Original Microform Title: Records of the Department of State relating to Internal Affairs: Yugoslavia, 1945-1949, 1950-1954,1955-1959, and 1960-1963

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