History 5 Lecture 27 - History 5 Lecture 27 •...

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Unformatted text preview: History 5 Lecture 27 • Introduction • Problems in post-cold war Europe • Nationalism With a few exceptions, nationalism was not a significant part of the Cold War Immediately after Cold War, nationalism arises again • Especially in Yugoslavia The stability of Yugoslavia was based on USSR and US’s wish to keep them neutrality When Cold War ends, Croatia, Slovenia, and other territories declare independence from Yugoslavia • War returns to Europe between these territories • There were massacres through ethnic cleansing and attempts at another genocide There are still places of risk for this kind of violence • Especially on the nations on the border along the divide between Christianity and Islam There is also possibilities in Western Europe • Devolution in the UK Nationalism is not dead in Europe and has the possibility to foment war • Racial tensions The vast new population of non-white people in western Europe • This means more racism and racial violence Italy • Low birth rate means declining ethnic Italian population • Large influx of immigrants looking for labor Germany •...
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This note was uploaded on 10/04/2011 for the course HISTORY 5 taught by Professor Hesse during the Spring '08 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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History 5 Lecture 27 - History 5 Lecture 27 •...

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