Dubrovnik Vignettes: Writers on Ragusa

Lord Byron, Rebecca West, Bernard Shaw

Shortly after the Kingdom of the Serbs, Croats and Slovenes became a dictatorship in 1929 under King Aleksandar I and renamed itself Yugoslavia, a PR campaign was launched to win back some public favour in the west. Various writers, thinkers, leading figures of business, politics, and other fields were given grand tours of the Kingdom in order to promo…

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