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    French Language Class

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    was to go to France. As one of the best students in my generation at the University of Belgrade I decided to apply for a highly selective scholarship at the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis. I was not only the Basileus grant holder for the Master’s degree at the University of Nice but also one of the grant holders of the Fund for Young Talents of the Republic of Serbia, which is the most prestigious and competitive scholarship in Serbia today. I started living my dream in sunny Nice. This was when I met the Dean of the University of Nice, Doctor of Philosophy, respectful erudite and a remarkable person, who spent hours with me discussing French modern literature. He generously offered me the novels written by Annie Ernaux and Louis Nucéra, which I read on places where they were written – on the shingle beaches of the Baie des Anges in Nice. It was a magical experience, without any exaggeration. Although I was enrolled in a Master’s degree in Translation (English, French and Italian), I was a frequent interloper at the lectures in French literature of the 20th century. Today, I am looking forward to returning to the greatest passion of mine – literature. I have a strong interest in the 20th century French literature, especially novel, which was marked by the philosophy of existentialism and by experimentation with new means of narration. As an undergraduate at the University of Belgrade my research projects included papers on the modernist conception of identity in…

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    Dictatorship In Yugoslavia

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    There is an old expression about the sophisticated construction of Yugoslavia: “Yugoslavia consists of six republics, five nationalities, four languages, three religions, two alphabets, one political party, and only one “true” Yugoslav – the Josip Broz Tito”. He managed to unite the country and to free it from the foreign invaders, hereinafter becoming a leader of the Communist Party and a statesman, in whose hands all political power was concentrated. Therefore, the thesis of this paper is…

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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…

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    the first, How Soccer Explains The Gangster’s Paradise. Soccer in Serbia during the tensions of Yugoslavia were incredibly violent and a prime example of Hooliganism. Soccer in Serbia was heavily controlled by gangs and dictated around violence and committing violent acts against rival soccer team’s fans. The soccer games seemed to be more about beating the life out of the other team’s fans than actually watching the game. Comparing The Jewish Question to The Gangster’s Paradise, without a doubt…

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    Suleiman was also known as the lawgiver and the laws he created worked successfully to better rule his empire. Suleiman worked on new ideas that strengthened his government and military, but also addressed taxation and the treatment of peasants. Suleiman changed laws so that people were paid for their services, established a simpler taxation policy, and established new rules regarding crime and punishment. Because of his fair systems of laws, Suleiman was known as a great legislator, who made…

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    On 04-01-2016 at approximately 1330 hours I, Officer Hildebrand met with Kayla Osborne at the station to speak to her about a Partner Family Member Assault (PFMA) that occurred the night previous. Kayla stated that the night previous her boyfriend Derand Frink had abused her. Kayla stated that Derand had grabbed her legs and shoved her against the wall. Derand grabbed Kayla by the throat and shoved her into the wall. Kayla stated that her throat was still hurting and left marks on her neck.…

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    Ottoman empires military, political and economic success, furthermore, did these triggering elements of the Ottoman empire have deleterious affects on the European international structure in the mid 14th and 15th century? The Ottoman army ruled the shipping lanes of the eastern Mediterranean between 1520 and 1565. Suleiman the Magnificent reign began in 1520 and lasted until his death in 1566. Suleiman the Magnificent seized Belgrade from the Kingdom of Hungary in 1521 and, upon capturing…

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    change all the documents testifying to the previous association with Eastasia.” (Varricchio 1). In this quotation, the literary critic Mario Varricchio highlights the main function of cinema in Nineteen Eighty-Four. Media is being used in contemporary society to perpetuate political propaganda, however in North America its being used by news organizations and other media outlets more than the government. An example of this is how the media covered up the real story behind the 1999 Chinese…

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    The first world war included powerful countries that were all in conflict with one another in one shape or form. The article, “The July Crisis”, written by Annika Mombauer gives clarity to who were the core countries involved in this gruesome war. These countries include, Austria-Hungary, the nation who caused the war, Germany the nation who expanded the war, and lastly, Britain, the nation who was simply not to blame. Austria-Hungary caused this war because of their conflict with Serbia.…

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    Like most events that have happened ancestors that pass down stories shapes how the future generation will perceive something based on what the elders have told them, and the same thing happened with Chinese nationalist when those stories were told is molded the Chinese way of thinking about the United States. Street protest took place in China and this is a clear indication of how the people felt about the United States when the high point of the events took place after the Belgrade Chinese…

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