From taboo to error. Croatian historiography on the “foibe” and the exodus from Istria. The author traces the dominant and most salient elements of discursive and narrative structures present in Croatian historiography of the phenomenon known as the foibe (the execution of Italians in Istria during and after the second world war) and the “Italian exodus” (forced migration after the war). The essay summarizes some of the author’s conclusions in his book on the same theme published in 2010 in Croatia.
Keywords: Second world war, Yugoslavia, Croatia, Italy, Istria, emigration of Italians, foibe.