Post Cold-War Europe, Yugoslavia

Yugoslavia was a contentious area long before the fall of the Soviet Union and the subsequent Yugoslavian revolt.  From Turkish defeat of the Yugoslavian area in 1389 and its five hundred year domination thereof to the assassination of Austria’s Archduke Francis Ferdinand in 1914 that set off WWI by a Serbian nationalist, the area has … Continue reading Post Cold-War Europe, Yugoslavia

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Feminism in Post-War Europe

The reality of life during WWII enabled women, even in societies like Germany who wanted women to remain in the home, to venture out into the workforce by necessity.  Postwar Europe began to reflect this shift in attitudes towards females in society, allowing women to accept positions outside of the home in larger numbers, but … Continue reading Feminism in Post-War Europe