The aim of this article is to present the main tasks of and methods in writing Croatian politically colored historiography of rights of Croatia and Croats with references to the Serbs and their history. Writing and rewriting of the history of the Croats and Croatia within the framework of the historical rights had and have for the ultimate goal to prove thousand years of Croatian statehood and status of the Croats as historic nation. A specific aim was to minimize really subordinated position of the Croat national history compared to the national histories of the Croat neighbors but above all compared to the history of the Serbs as exactly the Serbs have been traditional regional rival to the Croats.
|Journal||Serbian studies research|
|Publication status||Published - 2013|