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    Format: 1 Online-Ressource (x, 287 pages) , digital, PDF file(s).
    ISBN: 9781107707597
    Content: The Yugoslav state of the interwar period was a child of the Great European War. Its borders were superimposed onto a topography of conflict and killing, for it housed many war veterans who had served or fought in opposing armies (those of the Central Powers and the Entente) during the war. These veterans had been adversaries but after 1918 became fellow subjects of a single state, yet in many cases they carried into peace the divisions of the war years. John Paul Newman tells their story, showing how the South Slav state was unable to escape out of the shadow cast by the First World War. Newman reveals how the deep fracture left by war cut across the fragile states of 'New Europe' in the interwar period, worsening their many political and social problems and bringing the region into a new conflict at the end of the interwar period.
    Content: Introduction: Liberation and unification -- Part I. Ultima Ratio Regnum, the Coming of Alexander's Dictatorship -- 1. All the king's men : civil-military relations in Serbia and Yugoslavia, 1903-1921 -- 2. A warriors' caste : veteran and patriotic associations against the state -- 3. Resurrecting Lazar : modernization, medievalization and the Chetniks in the "classical south" -- Part II. In the Shadow of War -- 4. In extremis : death throes and birth pains in the Habsburg south Slav lands -- 5. Refractions of the Habsburg war : ongoing conflicts and contested commemorations -- 6. No man's land : the invalid and volunteer questions -- Part III. Remobilization -- 7. Authoritarianism and new war, 1929-1941 -- 8. "The gale of the world," 1941-1945 -- Conclusion: Brotherhood and unity
    Note: Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 05 Oct 2015)
    Additional Edition: ISBN 9781107678750
    Additional Edition: ISBN 9781107070769
    Additional Edition: ISBN 9781107070769
    Additional Edition: ISBN 9781107678750
    Additional Edition: Erscheint auch als Newman, John Paul, 1978 - Yugoslavia in the shadow of war Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2015 ISBN 9781107070769
    Additional Edition: Print version ISBN 9781107070769
    Language: English
    Subjects: History
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    Keywords: Jugoslawien ; Staat ; Entstehung ; Geschichte 1903-1945
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