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By Francine Friedman

ISBN-10: 0415274354

ISBN-13: 9780415274357

First released in 2007. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa corporation.

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These machinations related to Serb and Croat efforts to dominate Bosnia by acquiring a majority control through Muslim acquiescence to one or the other’s blandishments. The JMO continued to support the existing political order, as that was the locus of their privileges and power. It increased Muslim political leverage to a point greater than their numerical strength within the country, but it refused to allow its coreligionists to be forced into a communal declaration of Serb or Croat nationhood (although some Bosnian Muslim elites did, in fact, call themselves Croatian or Serbian Muslims).

Some in the leadership favored giving Bosnia autonomy within the Yugoslav federation, but, in the end, Tito decided that Bosnia should be an equal republic within Yugoslavia. This would obviate Serb 22 THE ROOTS OF CONFLICT and Croat mutually exclusive and contradictory claims on Bosnia and subtract one potential source of conflict within the Yugoslav federation. The Bosnian Serbs and Croats dominated Bosnia’s political relations in the early years of the Yugoslav federation. The other large community, the Bosnian Muslims, was considered to be only a religious, not a national, unit, and thus had none of the perquisites that other national groups possessed within Yugoslavia.

23 THE ROOTS OF CONFLICT During Tito’s rule, Bosnia, not to mention Yugoslavia as a whole, was able to become a fairly prosperous, open, albeit still communist, area. 80 For most Yugoslavs, such elements as personal occupation and the attendant social status, rural or urban residence, or public or private sector activity were the major status symbols, not ethnic identification or political participation. Status and ethnic identity could be mutually reinforcing – particularly in poorer areas of mixed ethnicity.

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