Notes on the Contributors


Jerome JAREB, graduate student of history, Columbia University. B.S., Columbia University, 1955; M.A., Columbia University, 1958. Master thesis, The Adriatic Question from the Armistice, 1918, to Orlando's Fall, June 1919. The study Pola stoljeća hrvatske politike (Half a Century of Croatian Politics), currently appearing in Hrvatska Revija (Buenos Aires), will be enlarged and published as a book in 1960.



Nada KESTERCANEK VUJICA is a known Croatian writer. She published one book of poetry Zov za daljinama (Zagreb, 1940, together with Stanko Gašparović), Suton na Tiberu, travel impressions from Italy (Zagreb, 1942), an autobiographical short story, Tri generacije (Zagreb, 1942), and Tragovi (Buenos Aires, 1959) a book of poetic prose. She contributed to several leading Croatian literary periodicals (Hrvatska Revija, Savremenik etc.) before and during World War II, and is represented in seven anthologies of Croatian poetry in Croatian and in translation. M.A. in South Slavic literatures and languages, University of Zagreb, 1940; M. A. in library science, Marywood College, Scranton, Pa., 1952. Regular contributor to Hrvatska Revija (Buenos Aires), a Croatian exile quarterly. Chief librarian at Wilkes College, since 1952.



Dominic MANDIĆ, a known Croatian - historian and educator, a member of Franciscan Order. S.T.D., Fribourg, Switzerland, 1921. Since 1952 in the United States (Chicago, Illinois). Contributed to several Croatian learned journals (Croatia Sacra, Bogoslovska Smotra, Hrvatska Revija etc.). Published several historical works, among them the following: De legislatione antiqua Ordinis Fratrum Minorum (Mostar, 1924), Acta Franciscana Hercegovinae provinciarumque finitarum tempore dominationis Othomanae, vol. I, 1463-1699 (Mostar, 1934), Duvanjska biskupija od XIV do XVII stoljeća (Zagreb, 1936), Postanak Vlaha (Buenos Aires, 1956), Crvena Hrvatska (Chicago, 1957), Documenta Martyrii B. Nicolai Tavelić et Sociorum eius Ordinis Minorum (Rome, 1958).



Vladimir MARKOTIC, graduate student of anthropology specialty in archeology, Harvard University; M.A. in anthropology, Indiana University, 1955. Thesis, Glottochronology as the Method and the Slavic Languages.



Matthew M. MEŠTROVIĆ teaches at Fairleigh Dickinson University in Teaneck, N. J. and in the General Education Division of New York University. He is also an Assistant Editor for Scholastic Magazines. Meštrović received a Ph.D. in Modern European History from Columbia University, 1957.



Karlo MIRTH, a graduate engineer of forestry, University of Zagreb, 1942; founder, publisher and editor-in-chief of the Croatia Press, a monthly review and news bulletin, published in New York; elected President of the Croatian Academy of America Inc. for 1959. Having completed a year of study in journalism in Rome (1946-1947), he also studied Spanish culture in Madrid. His articles appear in English, Spanish and Croatian.



George J. PRPIC, instructor of European history at John Carroll University, Cleveland, Ohio; LL. M., University of Zagreb, 1944; M. A. in history, John Carroll University, 1956; Ph.D. in history, Georgetown University, Washington, D. C., 1959. Dissertation, The Croats in America.



Christopher SPALATIN studied at the Universities of Zagreb and Paris, received Ph.D. from the University of Zagreb, 1934. He taught at the Universities of Zagreb, Rome, and Naples. Now he is teaching at Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisc. He published articles on French literature and language, and on culture and language in general, in the following periodicals: Nastavni Vjesnik, Hrvatska Revija, Osoba ě Duh (in Croatian), Annals de l'Institut Français de Zagreb, Le Français Moderne (in French), Cultura nel Mondo, Dialoghi (in Italian). He translated books from French into Croatian and published a book in French on Saint Evremond.



George STAMBUK M.A., in pol. sci., Indiana 1957; contributed to Political Studies (Oxford) ("Judicial Protection of Civil Liberties in Germany"); currently working on a doctoral dissertation in international law and relations on American military bases abroad; Resident Lecturer, Indiana University, South Bend Center.



Zlatko TANODI, Professor of Paleography and Diplomatics, National University, Córdoba, Argentina, since 1953. M.A. in history, University of Zagreb, 1937; Ph.D. in history, University of Zagreb, 1944. Thesis: Zagrebačka Zlatna bula (Zagreb, 1944). Studied and made research in Budapest, Graz, Rome, and Buenos Aires. Published: Monumenta historica liberae et regiae civitatis Varasdini. Tomus I. Codex diplomaticus 1209-1526 (Varaždin, 1942), together with Adolf Wissert: Tomus II, pars I. Libri civitatis 1454-1464 et 1467-1469 (Varaždin, 1944); Ediciones de documentos historicos (Córdoba, 1954); Comienzos de la funcion notarial en Córdoba (Córdoba, 1956). Contributor to Croatian and Argentine learned journals.



D. A. TOMASIC, formerly Professor of Sociology and Statistics, University of Zagreb, at present Professor of Sociology and of Eastern European Studies, Indiana University. Author of National Communism and Soviet Strategy (1957); The Impact of Russian Culture on Soviet Communism (1953); Some Problem Areas in Communist Society (1952); Personality and Culture in Eastern European Politics (1948); Social Development of the Croatian People (1936, in Croatian); Political Development of the Croatian People (1939, in Croatian) and other books. Also numerous articles in English, Croatian, and other languages.



Stanko M. VUJICA studied philosophy and religion in Sarajevo, Zagreb, Vienna, and Innsbruck. He received his doctorate from the University of Zagreb and taught philosophy in Sarajevo. In 1947 he came to the United States and immediately began to teach philosophy and religion at Wilkes College, where he is now Professor and Chairman of the Department.