Evaluate how cultural life was manipulated to reflect Nazi views.

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| Evaluate the reasons why Yugoslavia disintegrated in the 1990s

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Key points:

Nationalist secessionist movements and the rise to power of prominent nationalist political figures, war criminals and radical organisations within Yugoslavia at a time when the federation was on the brink of collapse (volatile state).

How the republics wanted independence and autonomy.

Foreign/Western powers infiltrating their policies particularly through the process of American imperialism - Involvement of Nato, EU, UN, America (IMF, WB) in the region. **evidence needed - sources, records, statistics, and quotes.

Economic factors and the privatisation of industries from non-compatible markets to German/American free market compatible economic systems

Ethnic tension - rule it out as it is not a viable cause to the breakup **evidence

Mention how it was manufactured in the 1990s.

Figures produced in 1994 by ** showed that the indidividual federations of the former Yugolslavia had accumulated a total debt of…

Tito died in 1980 at the age of 88. He had been masterful in persuading ethnic leaders to be flexible, but none of his successors had his skill or personal power. In the late 1980s and 1990 the League of Communists of Yugoslavia (LCY) dissolved amid new...