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Unformatted text preview: 1930- 1980’s Bosnia was ruled by a marshal named Joseph TitoPeople in Yugoslavia thought he was like John Kennedy Yugoslavia broke up in early 1990’sSuper ethnic groupings in Eastern EuropeSerbs tried to take over Kosovo in the late 1990’s; their reasoning was for something that happened 1000 years agoConflict- Tito was a Croatian at birth, how did he unify all of these ethnic groups? By saying we all had to band together to defeat the Nazis. Classic guerilla warfareRoutinization of Charisma- What happens when a charismatic leader dies? Hard for the people to relate, “They don’t want the leader’s brother persay” Before Tito’s death he appointed one of his advisors as the new leader. Yugoslavia owed World Bank 20 billion dollars, inflation went through the roof and standard of living went way down. Countries started to break away from Yugoslavia/Serbia (Slovenia, Croatia). Serbia invaded Bosnia then many Muslims in Bosnia were murdered because Serbia was “rescuing” Serbs in Bosnia. In late 1990’s same thing happened in Kosovo.“rescuing” Serbs in Bosnia....
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- Spring '07
- Sociology, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, Croatia