From Local and Regional to National: Construction of Krashovanian Identitty in the XXI Century
Keywords:Krashovani, Croatia, Serbia, Romania, ethnic identity, national identity, culture
Identities of Krashovani has not so far been the subject of serious and systematic research by sociocultural anthropologists. Therefore, an attempt has been made in this paper to highlight this problem from the position of the mentioned discipline. The change in the manner of Krashovani declaring through history was analyzed, but also the process of constructing their contemporary identity formula at the institutional level, as well as the application and development of identities at the interactive and individual level. In addition to field research, conducted in 2015 and 2016 in Carasova, the material was collected through review of media reports, as well as observing Facebook's accounts.
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