Books of Zumberak writers

In partnership with the internet publisher VALENTIN our goal is to promote Žumberak in every aspect, especially in literary work. We want to introduce authors who are of Žumberak origin, and those who write about Žumberak with heart and soul.
Here we do not list all the writings of Žumberak. We are confined to the choice of authors who are closest to literary and historical scientific expression.



Fiction novels & non-fiction popular educational literature

Some interesting facts about the authors and their works.


Category - History

Tadija Smičiklas

About the author:

We present a distinguished Croatian historian TADIJA SMIČIKLAS.

Original publisher: The MH (Matica Hrvatska) educational library (PKMH) belongs to a series of the most significant editorial editions in the history of Croatian printed literature. In that edition, from 1878 to 1912, 37 pioneering scientific-popular works and the first scientific syntheses of Croatian authors on history and geography of Croatia were published. Among them there was the great Croatian historian Tadija Smičiklas, a native of Žumberak.

The Books of the Matica Hrvatska’s Educational Libraries played a crucial role in the popularization of humanistic and especially natural sciences in Croatia at the end of the 19th and early 20th centuries.

"Poviest Hrvatska II"

Tadija Smičklas (1843-1914), Poviest Hrvatska from 1526 - 1848, published by Matice Hrvatske in 1879. We recommend his comprehensive books: Croatian History. Part I. From (the ancient) Oldest Times until year 1526., Matica Hrvatska, Zagreb 1882. 724 pages Croatian History from 1526 until year 1848, Matica Hrvatska 1879. Original publisher: The MH (Matica Hrvatska) educational library (PKMH) belongs to a series of the most significant editorial editions in the history of Croatian printed literature. In that edition, from 1878 to 1912, 37 pioneering scientific-popular works and the...

"Poviest Hrvatska I"

Tadija Smičklas (1843-1914), Poviest Hrvatska from 1526 - 1848, published by Matice Hrvatske in 1879. Part I. From the earliest times to the year 1526, Matica hrvatska, Zagreb 1882 (Tis. K. Albrecht). 8 ° XXX + 724 p.

We recommend You to read these introductory prologues of both novels. If You like them, You can order them in a printed version, in Croatian or in English.
Note: Your order is made in the Book Order.

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