Genocide in the Former Yugoslavia Before and After Communism

  title={Genocide in the Former Yugoslavia Before and After Communism},
  author={Marko attiLa Hoare},
  journal={Europe-Asia Studies},
  pages={1193 - 1214}
  • M. Hoare
  • Published 9 August 2010
  • Political Science
  • Europe-Asia Studies
YUGOSLAVIA WAS THE SCENE OF GENOCIDAL AND other crimes of mass murder while under the occupation of the Axis powers during World War II in the period 1941– 1945. Following a period of nearly half a century under communist rule, 1945–1990, the region was again the scene of mass murder in the period following the break-up of the Yugoslav state, 1991–1999. The two episodes are linked both causally and thematically. The issues of what caused these incidences of mass violence, and how to interpret… 

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