{read online} Tito: Yugoslavia's Great Dictator - A ReassessmentAuthor Stevan K Pavlowitch – Hometrainer-tests.de

This biography offers a straightforward, balanced approach to the man who reigned over Yugoslavia foryears Pavlowitch strips away the myths about Tito and his life and places him within a broad historical perspective as a key th century European leader He begins with the economic, social and national factors that helped to create Josip Broz Tito, then considers his role after the chaos of World War II, when he unified Yugoslavia by offering something to each of its constituent ehtnic communities He admits that Tito remains paradoxical a ruthless revolutionary and imaginative statesman, dogmatic hard liner and triumphant heretic, disciple of Soviet Stalinism and the force behind a Yugoslav style Marxism According to Pavlowitch, the seeds of Tito s long term failure lay in his short term successes and his regime provided littlethan transient unity Tito, for all his faults, was one of the world s most influential leaders in his time he also remains little understood this study removes some of the mystery surrounding him and aims to help to explain the situation in Eastern Europe today