The Tito-Stalin Split: A Reassessment in Light of New Evidence

  title={The Tito-Stalin Split: A Reassessment in Light of New Evidence},
  author={Jeronim Perovi},
  journal={Journal of Cold War Studies},
This article reassesses the Tito-Stalin split of 1948 based on findings from former East-bloc archives. In particular, it shows that the version propagated in the official Yugoslav historiography, suggesting that the break with Moscow arose because of Yugoslavia's distinct path toward socialism, is incorrect. Instead, Josip Broz Tito's unwillingness to give up on his territorial and political ambitions in the Balkans, especially Albania, despite Moscow's objections is the main factor that… Expand
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