xlii, 348 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Area handbook series. 1057-5294. DA pam ; 550-99.
"Research completed December 1990." Supercedes the 1982 ed. of Yugoslavia : a country study, edited by Richard F. Nyrop.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 303-319) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
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.
Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site and the Internet Archive Web site.
Digital File Characteristics
KKZ68 .A74 1992
Available in Other Form
Online version: Yugoslavia. 3rd ed. Washington, D.C. : Federal Research Division, Library of Congress,