• Barry Turner
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


The lands originally settled by Slovenes in the 6th century were steadily encroached upon by Germans. Slovenia developed as part of Austria-Hungary, after the defeat of the latter in the First World War becoming part of the Kingdom of the Serbs, Croats and Slovenes (Yugoslavia) on 1 Dec. 1918.

Republika Slovenija


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Further Reading

  1. Benderly, J. and Kraft, E. (eds.) Independent Slovenia: Origins, Movements, Prospects. London, 1995Google Scholar
  2. Carmichael, Cathie, Slovenia. [Bibliography] ABC-Clio, Oxford and Santa Barbara (CA), 1996Google Scholar

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