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Balkanized Europe: A Study in Political Analysis and Reconstruction

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    Paul Scott Mowrer (Author)

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1921. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... JUGOSLAVIA For far-reaching significance, all other questions, in this newly formed state, are overshadowed by that of its constitution, which is still in abeyance and promises to remain so for some time. If, in the end, the state should be constituted on a federation basis, as the Slovenes and Croats seem to desire, Bulgaria might then be welcomed into the federation, the age-long Macedonian controversy would enter a new phase, and the Slavs would dominate the Balkans. If, on the other hand, the Serbs, as they desire to do, succeed in establishing a uniform administration on the Serbian model, and under Serbian hegemony, Bulgaria may be held aloof, Macedonia will continue to be divided in three, and the struggle for predominance in the Balkans will continue. What, then, it may be well to ask, are the essentials of this question of constitution? The Jugo-Slav, or South-Slav states, known officially as the Kingdom of the Serbs, Croats and Slovenes, was formed after the armistice by combining the kingdoms of Serbia and Montenegro with the former South-Slav possessions of Austria and Hungary. The result is a rugged mountainous country, filling the entire northwestern part of the Balkan peninsula, with a population of over fourteen millions, divided among its seven provinces as follows: Serbia, 4,456,000: Montenegro, 435,000: Voivodina, 2,675,000: Bosnia-Herzegovina, 1,898,000: Dalmatia, 645,000: Croatia-Slavonia, 2,621,000: Slovenia, 1,610,000. Over seventy-five per cent of the inhabitants are Jugo-Slavs. There are several hundred thousand Roumanians in the Voivodina and northeastern Serbia, and several hundred thousand Albanians in Southwestern Serbia and Southern Montenegro, but neither of these races is likely to be a source of trouble. There are perhaps half a ...
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  • Paul Scott Mowrer (Author)
  • General Books LLC (9 Jan. 2012)
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