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  History of Serbia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Serbia gained its autonomy from the Ottoman Empire in two uprisings in 1804 (led by Đorđe Petrović - Karađorđe) and 1815 (led by Miloš Obrenović), although Turkish troops continued to garrison the capital, Belgrade, until 1867.
Serbia was a principality or kneževina (knjaževina), between 1817 and 1882, and a kingdom between 1882 and 1918, during which time the internal politics revolved largely around dynastic rivalry between the Obrenović and Karađorđević families.
On 16 August Serbia was promised by the Entente the territories of Srem, Bačka, Baranja, eastern Slavonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and eastern Dalmatia as a reward after the war.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/History_of_Serbia   (4381 words)

 Serbia - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Serbia borders Hungary to the north; Romania and Bulgaria to the east; the Republic of Macedonia and Albania to the south; and Montenegro, Croatia, and Bosnia-Herzegovina to the west.
Serbia's terrain ranges from the rich, fertile plains of the northern Vojvodina region, limestone ranges and basins in the east, and, in the southeast, ancient mountains and hills.
Serbia, in particular the valley of the Morava, is often described as "the crossroads between East and West", which is one of the primary reasons for its turbulent history.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/Serbia   (2205 words)

 serbia travel club > history of Serbia
This was mostly the case in some parts of Bosnia and southern Serbia, and the descendants of this families are today known as Slavic Muslims (as refered to by Encarta encyclopaedia).
Under his rule Serbia experienced a downfall in all the areas of living; the economy, the trade, the culture, the health protection, the security… He ruled the country by keeping a small elite of followers and criminals around him who only looked after his and their own interest.
The study of feasibility of Serbia and Montenegro joining EU is about to be completed and if the expected positive conclusion is reached, it will open the door for further integration of Serbia in the international society.
www.serbiatravelers.org /html/history_e.htm   (2262 words)

 History of Serbia and Yugoslavia
Serbia was occupied by German troops, but the northern territories were annexed by Hungary, and eastern and southern territories to Bulgaria.
Serbia and Yugoslavia were among the countries that had the greatest losses in the war: 1.700.000 (10.8% of the population) people were killed and national damages were estimated at 9.1 billion dollars according to the prices of that period.
Serbia and Montenegro opted to stay on in the federation and at the combined session of the parliaments of Yugoslavia, Serbia and Montenegro held on April 27 1992 in Belgrade, the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia was passed thus reaffirming the continuity of the state first founded on December 1st 1918.
www.galbeno.co.yu /musicschool/srbija/history/med-history.htm   (2979 words)

 History of Serbia and Montenegro   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Similarly to Serbia, Montenegro was under the rule of the Ottoman Turks for the duration of their reign in the Balkans.
The majority of the Montenegrin population opposed the annexation and on January 7, 1919, staged a national uprising--known to history as the Christmas Uprising--against the Serbian annexation.
But there were advocates of the union with Serbia who began armed resistance movements as well as many communists who, by nature of their political beliefs, were opposed to the Italian presence.
www.historyofnations.net /europe/serbiaandmontenegro.html   (1893 words)

 Serbia and Montenegro: History
A Sketch of Serbian, Montenegrin, and Yugoslavian History to 1990
Serbia was proclaimed a kingdom in 1882, and it emerged from the
Serbia and Montenegro declared the establishment of a new Yugoslavian federation (the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia) in 1992, but the EC (and later the United Nations) announced that the new government could not claim the international rights and duties of the former Yugoslavia, because those rights and obligations had devolved onto the different republics.
www.factmonster.com /ce6/world/A0921131.html   (1402 words)

 History of Serbia and Montenegro - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Serbia and Montenegro is part of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia which remained after Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Macedonia broke away from it.
During 1990s Serbia and Montenegro wasn't directly involved in conflicts in Croatia and Bosnia, but helped the Serbian states of Republika Srpska and Republika Srpska Krajina in supplies, military technology and men.
In 2002, with the help of the European Union, Serbia and Montenegro agreed to rename Federal Republic of Yugoslavia and redefine relationships between the two republics.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/History_of_Serbia_and_Montenegro   (343 words)

 Serbia Info / History of Serbia:Medieval Serbia (7th - 14th century)
Under the rule of Dragutin's younger brother - King Milutin, Serbia grew stronger in spite of the fact that occasionally it had to fight wars on three different fronts.
Spreading the kingdom to the east by winning the town of Nis and the surrounding counties, and to the south by acquiring territories on Macedonia, Stefan Decanski was worthy of his father and built the Visoki Decani Monastery in Metohija - the most monumental example of Serbian Medieval architecture - that earned him his byname.
Medieval Serbia that enjoyed a high political, economic and cultural reputation in Medieval Europe, reached its apex in mid-14th century, during the rule of Tzar Stefan Dusan.
www.serbia-info.com /enc/history/medieval.html   (932 words)

 Serbia - ENCYCLOPEDIA - The History Channel UK
Serbia's predominant position in the new kingdom was a major cause for unrest in Croatia and Macedonia in the period between World Wars I and II.
The Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, established in 1992 by Serbia and Montenegro, was thoroughly dominated by Serbia, a situation that led by the end of the decade to a strong movement in Montenegro for increased autonomy or independence.
Serbia was the main supplier of arms to ethnic Serbs fighting to expand their control of Bosnia and Hercegovina.
www.thehistorychannel.co.uk /site/search/search.php?word=Serbia   (2400 words)

 Virtual Jewish History Tour - Serbia and Montenegro
By the end of the Turkish rule over Serbia, Jewish tradesmen were largely responsible for the trade route between the northern and southern ends of the lands ruled by the Turks.
By 1941, the Jewish population in Serbia was approximately 12,000.
Serbia's break from Yugoslavia led to a disconnect of the Jewish community.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/vjw/serbia.html   (864 words)

 Serbia History
Serbia (Yugoslavia) can be viewed as a collection of disparate ethnic groups who are largely hostile to one another, following a long history of conflict.
Though Serbia had been independent at various points in time, the Ottoman conquest in 1389 kept Serbia submissive until 1878, when it reestablished its independence.
His death in 1980 was not followed by immediate trouble -- it took the fall of communism in 1989 to destabilize the country.
www.multied.com /NationbyNation/Serbia/History1.html   (238 words)

 Canvas > Serbian Case > History of the Balkans
In order to fully realise the nature of the Serbian nonviolent conflict during the last decade of the 20th century, it is crucial to understand both history of the region and the position of the Serbs in the Balkan penninsula.
Serbia is defeated by an Ottoman army at Kosovo Polje.
Serbia regains independence, although Kosovo, now largely populated by ethnic Albanians, remains under Ottoman rule.
www.canvasopedia.org /content/serbian_case/balkans.htm   (651 words)

 History of Serbia and Montenegro
In northern Serbia, local Janissaries were virtually beyond the control of the Porte, and their exactions passed from the collection of taxes to open plunder.
In Serbia itself, the process of political unification that Milos Obrenovic initiated, along with the growth of political and economic cooperation between Serbs on both sides of the Danube and the Sava, brought the inevitable triumph of Karadzic's reforms.
Within Serbia itself, a purge of liberals from the League of Communists culminated in the expulsion of the Praxis group of philosophers from the University of Belgrade.
www.kosovo.net /serhist.html   (10400 words)

 Serbian History
In addition, he adopted the concept of a Greater Serbia, which was rooted in Serbian political history and ideology ever since the nationalist Ilija Garasanin outlined a program for a larger Serbian state in 1844.
Once elected and the President of Serbia, his regime applied a mixture of cooperation and repression to stay in power.
An interesting point is that when political pluralism was forced on Serbia in 1990, the three competing parties, that have offered minor resistance to Milosevic, were also strongly nationalistic.
www.providence.edu /polisci/students/genocide/Serbianhistory.htm   (711 words)

 A short history of Serbia and Montenegro
Present-day Serbia is part of the Roman Empire since 9 and it becomes in 379 part of the East Roman Empire.
In 1992 Serbia and Montenegro join in passing the constitution of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.
Although his political party, the Socijalisticka Partija Srbije (Socialist Party of Serbia, SPS), doesn't enjoy a majority in either the federal or Serbian parliaments, it dominates the governing coalitions and holds all the key administrative posts.
www.electionworld.org /history/serbiamontenegro.htm   (1020 words)

 Paradox Interactive Forums - The Fantasy: History of Serbia.
Serbia’s political scene is shaky but on a stable side, as most of the people are willing to give Jovan some time to try to build something good.
Serbia’s revenue by the end of the year consisted of 10% road and bridge tariffs/customs, 13% production of grain and wool, 38% taxes on goods and services, and 38% trade.
Serbia is now truly the most powerful it has ever been in our history, with the acquisition of Bucharest, which is even more populous and productive, then our capital at Belgrade.
www.europa-universalis.com /forum/showthread.php?t=24917   (3520 words)

 Serbia (07/06)
Thereafter, the parliament of Serbia stated that the Republic of Serbia was the continuity of the state union, changing the name of the country from Serbia and Montenegro to the Republic of Serbia, with Serbia retaining Serbia and Montenegro's membership in all international organizations and bodies.
Serbia maintains an embassy in the United States at 2134 Kalorama Rd., NW, Washington, DC 20008 (tel.
Since October 5, 2000, foreign embassies, including that of the U.S., have reopened, and Serbia, as the successor state to the F.R.Y., regained its seat in such international organizations as the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) and the UN and is actively participating in International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank projects.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/5388.htm   (4715 words)

 Serbia National History
The new country incorporated the territories of six separate states: Serbia, Montenegro and Macedonia (all with mainly Orthodox Christian populations, and until recently part of the Turkish Ottoman Empire).
Amid talk of establishing a 'Greater Serbia', Serb nationalists occupied one third of Croatia, and initiated a civil war in Bosnia-Hercegovina.
The break with Serbia was formally made on 3 June 2006, dissolving the Union of Serbia and Montenegro.
www.aeroflight.co.uk /waf/yugo/serbia-national-history.htm   (981 words)

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This balanced and engagingly written history of Serbia will help readers to understand the complex web of Serbian history, politics, society, and culture and how the Serbs have dealt with the many political, military, and socioeconomic challenges in their history.
It attempts to remove the veil of stereotypes and myths obscuring the significant details and developmental processes in the history of Serbia and in its relations with its neighbors.
In addition to examining the political history of Serbia in the context of Central Europe, the author, a specialist in Balkan history, shows how societal and cultural developments affected Serbian history and reflected political and economic events.
www.overstock.com /sm-the-history-of-serbia--pg-PROFRAME_pi-1327240_ti-82125.html   (339 words)

 globalEDGE (TM) | country insights - History of Serbia & Montenegro   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
As a result of this oppression, Serbs began to migrate out of their native land (present-day Kosovo and southern Serbia) into other areas within the Balkan Peninsula, including what is now Vojvodina and Croatia.
When the Austrian Hapsburg armies pushed the Ottoman Turks south of the Danube in 1699, many Serbs were "liberated," but their native land was still under Ottoman rule.
These acts, and Serbia’s refusal to sign the Rambouillet Accords, provoked a military response from NATO, which consisted primarily of aerial bombing.
globaledge.msu.edu /IBRD/CountryHistory.asp?CountryID=200&RegionID=2   (1842 words)

 The Economy and Economic History of Serbia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The kingdoms of the White Serbs and the White Croats were created by a martial elite of Sarmatians, a nomadic people from area north of the Caspian and Black Seas speaking a language in the Iranian family.
By 1459 all the land of Serbia was owned by the Ottoman sultan in Istanbul and the people of Serbia werer serfs attached to the land.
There were uprisings in the early part of the nineteenth century and Russia obtained Serbia independence in 1878 after its war with the Ottoman Empire over the period 1877-1878.
www.applet-magic.com /serbia.htm   (374 words)

 Wikinfo | Serbia
Serbia is a republic of south-eastern Europe, which is united with Montenegro in a loose commonwealth entitled Serbia and Montenegro.
History: History of Serbia, History of Serbia and Montenegro, Serbian monarchs
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