What was the deal with all the ethnic divisions that eventually erupted in the Yugoslav War, and did that rivalry really disappear while Tito was in power? Today we talk to Alex Cruikshanks, host of the History of Yugoslavia podcast, to get to the root of the matter.
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Time/place: Southeast Europe, 1945-1980 CE
Dead Idea: Titoism
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