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Croatia, a cultural profile

Lilianne Utovac

Croatia, a cultural profile

by Lilianne Utovac

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Published by Catholic Immigration Centre in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Croatia -- Civilization.,
  • Croatia -- Social life and customs.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementwriter, Lilianne Utovac; editor, Ewart Walters.
    SeriesCultural profile -- [87]
    ContributionsCatholic Immigration Centre (Ottawa, Ont.), Canada. Dept. of Citizenship and Immigration. Ontario Region.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16 p. :
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20402868M
    ISBN 101896592074

    Great deals on Art & Culture Books in Croatian. Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at Fast & Free shipping on many items! With a population of just million, Croatia’s sporting success is remarkable – at the Olympics, Croatia won three five golds (rowing, sailing and javelin), three silvers (water-polo.

      The Catholic Church and its clergy played an important role in Croatian society, education and culture until the country came under Soviet rule. Between and , many priests were shot or imprisoned, and religions of all types were repressed. After the fall of Communism, the church slowly started to regain its prominent role in Croatian. The Croatian cultural heritage is revealed in art, music, theater, architecture, and literature. Dubrovnik served as the intellectual and cultural center for the Croats for centuries. The city hosts the Dubrovnik Summer Festival featuring musical and theatrical performances by artists from around the world.

      Although Instagram is one of the fastest growing social media, scholars are yet to examine cultural differences among users’ behavior. The current study compares motives for Instagram use between participants from two countries: Croatia, a highly collectivistic culture, and the United States, a typically individualist culture. Books set in Croatia: [Girl at War, The Lady from Zagreb, Vlak u snijegu, Koko u Parizu, Chasing a Croatian Girl: A Survivor's Tale, Posljednj.


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