The seventeenth issue of “Historical Notebooks” has been promoted

14. June 2015.


Today at the Andrić Institute has been promoted the seventeenth issue of “Historical Notebooks” by the Department of History of the Andrić Institute.

On the front page of the latest issue of “Historical Notebooks”, which have for a short time attracted public attention with interesting historical documents and contributions, is dominating the title EXPERIENCES OF A SERBIAN VOLUNTEER, MIRKO JOVANOVIĆ. Jovanović’s war path lasted for an unusually long time, from 1914 to 1921. Jovanović, was born in Banja Luka, after returning from Russia he addressed to the Ministry of Interior Affairs of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia, to whom he gave a long statement in which he described his experience of war, what is of great importance for the study of history of the volunteer movement. The contribution prepared Dr. Goran Miloradović.

In the new issue of “Historical Notebooks” is continued with the publication of the reports by Serbian delegates in Vienna from 1874 to 1914. The documents, which are from the Archives of Serbia (Ministry of Foreign Affairs), prepared Dr. Miroslav Perišić, Director of the Archives of Serbia. “Historical Notebooks” will continue in the following issues to publish these documents which are of great importance for the understanding of the history of diplomatic relations between Austria-Hungary and Serbia in the late 19th and early 20th century.

The third text in “Historical Notebooks” is titled MEMORIES OF TSAR NICHOLAS II, AMONG THE SERBS BEFORE AND AFTER THE FIRST SERBIAN WAR, actually this is a continuation from last issue. This article is about how Serbian people between the two world wars developed and changed vision, consciousness and memory of the Russian Tsar Nicholas. The writer of this text is Milan Živanović.

MILITARY CLERGY OF A RUSSIAN CORPS IN YUGOSLAVIA is the fourth text in the 17th issue of “Historical Notebooks”. Russian Corps was the largest military unit that Russian emigration established during the World War II and which from 1941 to 1945 fought in Yugoslavia mainly against the Communist detachment under the command of Josip Broz. As a part of the Corps was a military clergy under the jurisdiction of the Russian Orthodox Church. This contribution was prepared by Dr. Mikhail Škarovski, and Petar Rosić translated this text from Russian.

Besides continuation of some topics from this issue in the next 18th issue of “Historical Notebooks” among others will be published paper MEMORIES OF PRIEST NIKODIM NOVAKOVIĆ ON THE PROSECUTION DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR written by  Dr. Boško Branković, and a paper GAVRILO PRINCIP AND THE ASSASSINATION IN SARAJEVO IN THE US PRESS IN 1914 written by Dr. Borivoje Milošević.

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