Tito and the Rise and Fall of Yugoslavia

Tito and the Rise and Fall of Yugoslavia

by Richard West
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Tito and the Rise and Fall of Yugoslavia by Richard West

A revealing biography of Tito, the Yugoslav leader who was a partisan against the Germans and the first Communist head to break with the Soviet Union, considers his role in the breakup of Yugoslavia after his death.

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ISBN-13: 9780786703326
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 05/21/1996
Edition description: 1 CARROLL
Pages: 436
Product dimensions: 6.05(w) x 9.13(h) x 1.22(d)

About the Author

Richard West (b. 1930) is a British journalist and author most noted for his reporting of the Vietnam War, and Yugoslavia, for which he has had a lifelong passion. He began his career at the Manchester Guardian, subsequently becoming a foreign correspondent in Yugoslavia, Africa, Central America and Indochina. Among his books are Tito and the Rise and Fall of Yugoslavia, The Making of the Prime Minister and An English Journey.

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Tito and the Rise and Fall of Yugoslavia 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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A solid history of the region through the split with Stalin. Includes personal reminisinces of the author's travel in the region during key periods. Very straightfoward treatment of the Ustasha, but tends to be an apologist for Tito, lionizes him, glosses over some of his repressive acts.