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Emigration Policies and Nation-Building in Interwar Yugoslavia

Brunnbauer, Ulf (2012) Emigration Policies and Nation-Building in Interwar Yugoslavia. European History Quarterly 42 (4), pp. 602-627.

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This article analyses the connection between emigration policies and nationalism in interwar Yugoslavia (1918–1941). It argues that Yugoslav policymakers used emigration as a means of nation-building. On the one hand, the Yugoslav state pursued long-distance nation-building by aiming to create a ‘Yugoslav diaspora’ out of the hundreds of thousands of overseas emigrants of South Slavic extraction ...


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Item type:Article
Institutions:Philosophy, Art History, History, and Humanities > Institut für Geschichte > Neuere und Neueste Geschichte - Prof. Dr. Franz Bauer
Philosophy, Art History, History, and Humanities > Institut für Geschichte > Geschichte Ost- und Südosteuropas - Prof. Dr. Ulf Brunnbauer
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Keywords:diaspora, emigration, Kingdom of Yugoslavia, migration policies, minorities, nation building, nationalism
Dewey Decimal Classification:900 History & geography > 940 General history of Europe
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:27402
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