Politics Comes to the Holiday Inn

  • Kenneth Morrison


This chapter covers the period between 1990 and 1992, when the hotel became more frequently utilised as a political space, for the launch of political parties and political gatherings. This chapter focuses on the formation of these parties, such as Alija Izetbegović’s SDA and Radovan Karadžić’s SDS, framed within the context of the first multiparty elections in Bosnia and Herzegovina in November 1990, the wars in Slovenia and Croatia in 1991, and the subsequent disintegration of the Yugoslav state.


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  • Kenneth Morrison
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  1. 1.Department of HistoryDe Montfort UniversityLeicesterUK

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