• William Tyler

JW3 zoom class Thurs 22 April @ 11am Synopsis

War Drums across The Balkans

NB Please see earlier blog re booklist plus advice about having a map at hand for the talks.

Lecture 1: Yugoslavia: A country designed to fail?

  1. The story begins with Napoleon - who else?

  2. Ethnicities and Religions

  3. Position in 1914 at start of the war

  4. Establishment of the state of Yugoslavia post war

  5. Inherent problems in the new state bodes ill

  6. Royal Coup d'état 1929

  7. Royal Assassination and further drift towards fascism 1934

  8. A last word from neighbour Mussolini

PS Places available. No limit. See JW3 website for details.

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