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    Communism In Yugoslavia

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    Mark Biondich is a professor of the Balkans at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada. His book, The Balkans, looks at the region following the decline of the Ottoman Empire. More specifically, he discusses how the contrasting forces of nationalism and foreign intervention have caused the mass violence which are unfortunately synonymous with Balkan history. Balkan nationalist movements followed a similar path beginning with cultural revival and ending with political agitation for national liberation. In the sixty years between the First Serbian Uprising (1804) and the creation of an independent Romanian state in 1866, rebellions had arisen throughout the region all with the goal of establishing sovereign states. These national movements were…

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    To continue, nationalism was an element of growing popularity and importance among nations worldwide. There were countries seeking to become the most powerful nation that they could possibly be, but there were also some groups of people wishing to achieve national autonomy. For instance, Slavic people living in Austria Hungary wished to achieve sovereignty as a common ethnic group. “Many small nations under Turkish or Austro-Hungarian rule seethed with nationalistic fervor. These Balkan nations…

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    The source is correct to an extent that Germany knew that their actions would later result in a war, but without other countries’ involvement, the war would not have been possible. Austria’s expansionism into the Balkans began the issue of revolution and Russia’s involvement into the war. In addition, Britain and France’s involvement to the war could have been minimized if it were not for the existence of alliances. The source may not be embraced with the issue of Russia, Britain and France’s…

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    Civilization, a cultural entity , is defined by language, history, religion, etc., and is the basis of group identification. It is considered a concept that has truth and depth behind it, with fundamental differences, which act as the basis of society, and is something that changes over time. The West and the Islamic world essentially went from having similar views and interests, developing a mutually beneficial partnership, to being on opposite ends of the spectrum because of a shift in…

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    I. HISTORY OF THE CULTURE A country located in the Balkan Peninsula in Southeast Europe, Macedonia is a nation with roots that run deep in history. “Macedonia” is the oldest surviving name of a country in Europe. The Historic Macedonia was governed by the Roman Empire, by the Byzantine Empire, and by Turkey. In 1878, the Treaty of Stefano granted possession of the largest part of Macedonia to Bulgaria. However, Bulgaria was defeated by the Greece and Serbia in the Second Balkan War of 1913 and…

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    Reinsurance treaty of 1887 was a part of Chancellor Bismarck’s plan to keep the Russia in Germany’s sphere of influence. Rather than have to get Austria to side with Germany in the run up to WW1, the Russians would be neutral until France invades Germany. With Germany allied to Russia, the debacle with Archduke Ferdinand would have been a small issue that could be resolved diplomatically. Austria may even have the blessings of Russia and Germany to war with Serbia without needing to be secretive…

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    The Ottoman Empire

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    influential states in the world. The period of Ottoman remained for 600 years and it ended in 1922, when it was substituted by the Turkish Republic and several other successor nations in southeastern Europe and Middle East. When the Ottoman empire was its peak, it had covered most of the regions of southeastern Europe up to the gates of Vienna, present day Hungary, the Balkan region, Greece, and parts of Ukraine; portions…

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    As was previously mentioned, the Balkan War reflects one way of historicizing mass murder. The Bosnian Serb soldiers and militiamen commenced a campaign of compiling lists of leading Muslim and Croat intellectuals, musicians, and professionals summarily executing them led by President Slobodan Milosevic and General Ratko Mladic from 1992- 1995. The system of control extended beyond inflicting bodily harm and encompassed systems intended to restrict the life and movement of non- Serb civilians.…

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    In this essay, the role that music and noise play in the modern art will be assessed keenly. I will look at the noises made during presentation of artwork and the role it plays to the viewers. In looking at that role, the work of Marina Abramovich and Balkan Baroque will be assessed to show how important music is to the art. Luigi Russolo and Ugo Piatti had a studio in Milan in 1900. The noise machine of the studio was known as the intonarumori. The studio was used for presentation of…

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    Eu Case Study Essay

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    Titles: 1. Europeanization of the Balkans. Case study of Croatia as an EU MS and Montenegro as an applicant member. 2. Croatia as an Intermediate between the European Commission and Applicant MSs in the Western Balkans. Croatia-Montenegro Relations. 3. The Balkans from Communist dissolution to European Integration. Development in Croatia and Montenegro. A) Description: European integration in the Balkans, in specific Croatia and Montenegro, has been crucial whether to achieve or not achieve…

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