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Project code: 5-12-165

Mutual Relations and Influences of Regions and States in the Adriatic Sea Area


Type of research: basic
Duration from: 05/01/91. to 12/31/95.

Papers on project (total): 46
Institution name: Hrvatska akademija znanosti i umjetnosti, Zagreb (101)
Department/Institute: Institute for Scientifique and Artistic Work in Split
Address: 58000 Split, Trg braće Radića 7, tel. 021-341-599,fax. 021-341-5
City: 21000 - Split, Croatia
Phone: 385 (0)21/341-599
Phone: 385 (0)1-426-628

Summary: A multidisciplinary research of cultural, economical and political influences and relations of the Dinaric and Adriatic cultural zones, including mutual influences and relations of the states Croatia and Italy. Investigation and the first analysis of the Croatian juridicial norms and international contracts about relations on the Sea.An analysis of the Italian slavist's A. Cronia opinion about the Croatian modern writers. Selection, analysis and evaluation of the literary value of the Dinaric and Adriatic epic songs. The first analysis of the poetry of Molisian Croats in Italy. The analysis of interpersonal relations in a family and in a social group, of the middle-Dalmatian peasants and their immigrants to towns. Especially the survival of traditional norms and marriage customs. The establishment of the process of sociocultural Dinaric elements' incorporation with the Adriatic urban culture.

Keywords: Interrelations, Economics, Law of the Sea, Contracts, Common Law, Customs, Social Culture, Mutual Influences, Social Relations, Family, Traditional Norms, Changes, Urban Culture,Oral Epics, Legends, Literature, Legal Regulations, Genres.

Research goals: The research of legal and political relations for elaborate anew economic regulations between Italy and the Republic of Croatia, especially in fishery and for the utilization of the economic zone. To complete the scientifique cognitions in the sphere of social culture, literature and of oral tradition at the middle-Dalmatian area. To establish influences and its results,especially of migrational processes from the Dinaric area. To investigate survival of the traditional norms among peasant immigrants in the town of Split as an example of imbuing common and law norms and its respect in the some time. To give the evaluation of the oral literature, and to establish the elements of novelette in the Croatian oral epic songs. To give the first analysis of the oral and popular poetry and tradition of descendents of Croat immigrants in the Italian province of Molise. Also to establish the attitude of the Italian culture toward the new Croatian literature, especially to give the critical opservations of the opinions in Arturo Cronia's book:"Storia della letteratura serbo-croata".The aim is also to elucidate former and current processes of adaptation through the analyses of different spheres of life, as well as culture,economy, law and political relations and norms. Expected contributions we see in the assistance to efficacious new creation of interstate regulations as political and cultural relations. This investigation will help in understanding processes of cultural mixture in Croatia, but also it will be important bases for further scientifique researches in literature and social culture.

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