Policing Yugoslavism

  title={Policing Yugoslavism},
  author={Christian Axboe Nielsen},
  journal={East European Politics \& Societies and Cultures},
  pages={34 - 62}
  • C. Nielsen
  • Published 1 February 2009
  • Sociology
  • East European Politics & Societies and Cultures
From its proclamation on 6 January 1929 to the assassination of King Aleksandar on 9 October 1934, his dictatorship systematically strove to indoctrinate the diverse Yugoslav population into a rejection of their previous identities in favor of a unitary Yugoslav national identity. Through a combination of massive new legislation and zealous use of the state's repressive organs, the regime's agents monitored and coerced the entire population of the country. Extensive archival documentation… 

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