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The Birth of Yugoslavia, Volume 1

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Author: Henry Baerlein
Published: 1922
Language: English
Wordcount: 111,797 / 342 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 48
LoC Category: D
Downloads: 1,244
Added to site: 2007.08.27
mnybks.net#: 18027
Genre: History
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igher flights it will, in a disputed district, bury ancient-looking stones with suitable inscriptions. It will go beyond the simple changes in the termination of the surnames of those who come under its dominion; the name upon a tombstone will be made to end, according to circumstances, in "off" or "vitch," sometimes in the Roumanian "esco" or the Greek "opoulos." If this is known to the departed, one would like to learn how it affects them. A great deal of energy has been brought to bear in the production of official books which place on record the repugnant details of all the crimes that have ever been imagined by men or ghouls, which crimes, so say the books of nation A, have been committed by the incredible monsters of nation B. At times, from motives of economy, the same photographs have been used by both nations--an idea which in 1920 was adopted in Hungary, where an artist conceived a poster showing a child with uplifted finger saying to its mother in solemn warning: "Mother, remember me; vote for a So

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