About the Question of Rijeka 1918-1924

  • Petar Strčić


On the basis of extensive Italian, Croatian and Slovene literature the author examines the circumstances and the political situation in Rijeka in the period between 1918 and 1924, the foundation and activities of the Communist Party, the attitude of Italy, the Yugoslav government and the two nationalities. Particular attention is given to the specific position of Rijeka from the end of the World War One until the Treaty of Rome in 1924, with the social and economic structure of the city from the beginning of the century onwards being looked into as well.