Kosovo: Where It All Began

  title={Kosovo: Where It All Began},
  author={Carole Rogel},
  journal={International Journal of Politics, Culture, and Society},
  • Carole Rogel
  • Published 1 September 2003
  • Political Science
  • International Journal of Politics, Culture, and Society
Kosovo, a largely ethnically Albanian province of the Serbian republic, played an important role in Yugoslavia's troubles in the last two decades of the twentieth century. Shortly after Tito's death in 1980, disturbances in Kosovo set the Albanians and the Serbs on a collision course and also polarized the country politically. Ironically, when Yugoslavia began to disintegrate in 1991, and as it fell into four years of warfare, Kosovo remained relatively calm. Only after the Dayton peace, in… 
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