In recent years, historians have devoted much attention to the prominent role played by the major Western European powers - in primis France and the Federal Republic of Germany - in stabilising the troubled Southern European scenario of the mid-1970s through the power of economic and political attraction exerted by the European Economic Community (EEC). This chapter adds another element to this picture, offering a historical reappraisal of Western European stabilisation policy towards Yugoslavia between 1974 and 1976. This work argues that, mutatis mutandis, Western European goals towards Greece and Portugal - political stabilisation and strengthening of economic links with the Western system - also concerned Yugoslavia, whose independence vis-à-vis the Soviet Union was regarded as a major precondition for the stability of the whole Mediterranean region.
Benedetto Zaccaria (Corresponding)
|Data di pubblicazione:||2016|
|Titolo:||Assessing Yugoslavia's place in western european stabilisation policies in Southern Europe, 1974-1976|
|Rivista:||JOURNAL OF EUROPEAN INTEGRATION HISTORY|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI):||http://dx.doi.org/10.5771/0947-9511-2016-1-67|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||2.1 Articolo su rivista |