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The History of Yugoslavia

Alex Cruikshanks

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The History of Yugoslavia

The History of Yugoslavia

Alex Cruikshanks

45
Followers
305
Plays
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A fortnightly podcast chronicling the amazing story of the now ex-country of Yugoslavia -its formation, heights, and collapse.

Latest Episodes

Episode 1 - In the Beginning

Download Episode! In this Introductory episode, I explain the concept of this podcast and give a lightningsummary of Balkan history up to the 18th Century. Hope you enjoy it!

13 MIN2017 APR 9
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Episode 1 - In the Beginning

Episode 2 - Land of the Romans

Download Episode! This week's episode explores thebackground to the Balkan national independence movements - the Ottoman Empire. Enjoy, and any comments or feedback are appreciated!

24 MIN2017 APR 23
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Episode 2 - Land of the Romans

Episode 3 - The Serbian Uprising

Download Episode! Finally, time to get the first of the countries that will become Yugoslavia on the board, as a bunch of disgruntled Janissaries inadvertently provoke the creation of modern Serbia.

25 MIN2017 MAY 7
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Episode 3 - The Serbian Uprising

Episode 4 - The Sick Man of Europe

Download Episode! After becoming Prince of Serbia in 1817, Miloš Obrenović set about consolidating his position as an autocratic ruler. Further to the South, the Greeks start to get restless too....

25 MIN2017 MAY 20
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Episode 4 - The Sick Man of Europe

Episode 5 - Greater Serbia

Download Episode! This episode, we take a look at developments in Serbia under the reign of the much-maligned PrinceAlexander Karađorđević, and the origins of the Serb ethnic nationalist movement. Theme Music - "Charlotte" by Damiano Baldoni, licensed under CC BY 4.0

33 MIN2017 JUN 3
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Episode 5 - Greater Serbia

Episode 5.5 - The Black Mountain

Download Episode! Today, we get up to speed on what's been happening up until the 1850s in Serbia's neighbour, Montenegro. Theme Music – “Charlotte” by Damiano Baldoni, licensed under CC BY 4.0

20 MIN2017 JUN 11
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Episode 5.5 - The Black Mountain

Episode 6 - The Obrenović Comeback Tour

Download Episode! In 1858,Miloš and Mihailo Obrenović came back from exile. This week, we'll see what they got up to second time round. Also, there are now maps! Theme Music – “Charlotte” by Damiano Baldoni, licensed under CC BY 4.0

25 MIN2017 JUN 24
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Episode 6 - The Obrenović Comeback Tour

Episode 7 - The Great Eastern Crisis Part I

Download Episode! Today, we enter the most important event in Serbia's history since the Second Uprising, as the Principality goes to war with the Ottomans again. Theme Music –“Charlotte”by Damiano Baldoni, licensed underCC BY 4.0

28 MIN2017 JUL 15
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Episode 7 - The Great Eastern Crisis Part I

Episode 8 - The Great Eastern Crisis Part II

Download Episode! The second half of the great war of the 1870s in the Balkans. Maps page including new map for 1878 here. Theme Music –“Charlotte”by Damiano Baldoni, licensed underCC BY 4.0

22 MIN2017 JUL 23
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Episode 8 - The Great Eastern Crisis Part II

Episode 9 - The Prince is Gone. Long Live the King!

Download Episode! So Serbia is now independent, and instead of just a Prince, it now has a King. OK. Now what? Theme Music –“Charlotte”by Damiano Baldoni, licensed underCC BY 4.0

30 MIN2017 AUG 6
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Episode 9 - The Prince is Gone. Long Live the King!

Latest Episodes

Episode 1 - In the Beginning

Download Episode! In this Introductory episode, I explain the concept of this podcast and give a lightningsummary of Balkan history up to the 18th Century. Hope you enjoy it!

13 MIN2017 APR 9
Comments
Episode 1 - In the Beginning

Episode 2 - Land of the Romans

Download Episode! This week's episode explores thebackground to the Balkan national independence movements - the Ottoman Empire. Enjoy, and any comments or feedback are appreciated!

24 MIN2017 APR 23
Comments
Episode 2 - Land of the Romans

Episode 3 - The Serbian Uprising

Download Episode! Finally, time to get the first of the countries that will become Yugoslavia on the board, as a bunch of disgruntled Janissaries inadvertently provoke the creation of modern Serbia.

25 MIN2017 MAY 7
Comments
Episode 3 - The Serbian Uprising

Episode 4 - The Sick Man of Europe

Download Episode! After becoming Prince of Serbia in 1817, Miloš Obrenović set about consolidating his position as an autocratic ruler. Further to the South, the Greeks start to get restless too....

25 MIN2017 MAY 20
Comments
Episode 4 - The Sick Man of Europe

Episode 5 - Greater Serbia

Download Episode! This episode, we take a look at developments in Serbia under the reign of the much-maligned PrinceAlexander Karađorđević, and the origins of the Serb ethnic nationalist movement. Theme Music - "Charlotte" by Damiano Baldoni, licensed under CC BY 4.0

33 MIN2017 JUN 3
Comments
Episode 5 - Greater Serbia

Episode 5.5 - The Black Mountain

Download Episode! Today, we get up to speed on what's been happening up until the 1850s in Serbia's neighbour, Montenegro. Theme Music – “Charlotte” by Damiano Baldoni, licensed under CC BY 4.0

20 MIN2017 JUN 11
Comments
Episode 5.5 - The Black Mountain

Episode 6 - The Obrenović Comeback Tour

Download Episode! In 1858,Miloš and Mihailo Obrenović came back from exile. This week, we'll see what they got up to second time round. Also, there are now maps! Theme Music – “Charlotte” by Damiano Baldoni, licensed under CC BY 4.0

25 MIN2017 JUN 24
Comments
Episode 6 - The Obrenović Comeback Tour

Episode 7 - The Great Eastern Crisis Part I

Download Episode! Today, we enter the most important event in Serbia's history since the Second Uprising, as the Principality goes to war with the Ottomans again. Theme Music –“Charlotte”by Damiano Baldoni, licensed underCC BY 4.0

28 MIN2017 JUL 15
Comments
Episode 7 - The Great Eastern Crisis Part I

Episode 8 - The Great Eastern Crisis Part II

Download Episode! The second half of the great war of the 1870s in the Balkans. Maps page including new map for 1878 here. Theme Music –“Charlotte”by Damiano Baldoni, licensed underCC BY 4.0

22 MIN2017 JUL 23
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Episode 8 - The Great Eastern Crisis Part II

Episode 9 - The Prince is Gone. Long Live the King!

Download Episode! So Serbia is now independent, and instead of just a Prince, it now has a King. OK. Now what? Theme Music –“Charlotte”by Damiano Baldoni, licensed underCC BY 4.0

30 MIN2017 AUG 6
Comments
Episode 9 - The Prince is Gone. Long Live the King!
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