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 (jĭl′äs), Milovan 1911-1995.
Yugoslavian writer and politician who was a prominent member of Tito's resistance movement during World War II and later held high government and Communist Party positions before his dismissal in 1954 for criticizing the regime.


(Biography) Milovan. 1911–95, Yugoslav politician and writer; vice president (1953–54): imprisoned (1956–61, 1962–66) for his criticism of the communist system


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Milovan, 1911–95, Yugoslavian political leader and author.
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But then he would begin to speak, or write, and the Robert Rodes who studied Marx and Djilas, who was as prophetic in his engagement with lawyers and the law as any scholar in a mainstream American legal institution, would surprise and sometimes sting.
Mr Djilas shared with me his assessment of the current state of play in Serbia's reforms and politics.
Herman Kahn, Alexander Dallin, Milovan Djilas, and of dozens of prominent emigre writers, often critical of the regimes, were also disseminated).
The project "Belgrade on water" has received the support of mayor Dragan Djilas.
Conservative anticommunists such as James Burnham (ex-Trotskyist, mentor of William E Buckley and therefore grandmentor of Ronald Reagan) and Milovan Djilas (early ally of Tito but ultimately his most devastating critic) developed theories of new bureaucratic classes battling capitalists and oppressing workers.
As Milovan Djilas writes, "Stalin did not destroy the party, but transformed, 'purged it and made it a tool of possible".
One of the many people he interviewed in his 18-month stint in Belgrade was Milovan Djilas, whom Mr.
He has wanted to direct the show since playing the delinquent Tommy Djilas in a production as a boy.
60) As the war ended, Stalin's instincts were captured perfectly by his comment to Milovan Djilas, the Yugoslav communist: "whoever occupies a territory also imposes on it his own social system.
As the former Yugoslav politician and author Milovan Djilas used to say: "[N]ormal life cannot sustain revolutionary attitudes for long.
Milovan Djilas came to believe that the purges and executions of that period contributed to the resentment of Slovenians and Croatians toward the new state led by Tito (Ignatieff 1999).
When Germany attacked, Djilas is reported to have said further, these patriots were not liberated and so were caught by the Germans and brutally beaten to death.