Kljaković, Jozo. U suvremenom kaosu: uspomene i doživljaji [In the Contemporary Chaos: Memories and Experiences]. 1992, Book.
In this book, Kljaković recounted his memories of the turbulent political events of his life. As a civic intellectual and defender of the values of Western civilization, he was especially concerned about the rise of communism in his country and the world after the Second World War. The book was not available in Croatia and Yugoslavia until 1990 due to Kljaković's criticism of the socialist regime. It was originally published in Buenos Aires in 1952, and the Croatian edition was published only in 1992 after the collapse of communism.
Kljaković particularly emphasized his connections to the Yugoslav Partisan movement in the second half of the WWII during his exile in Italy. He described his break with it and expressed a deep scepticism in the success of the post-war project of the new Yugoslavia, pointing out that "Tito's attempts to organize Yugoslavia as a federation and to subordinate the national and religious aspects to the social ideology of “The Internationale” does not solve our problems" (Kljaković 1992: 282). According to Dukić, Tito himself told his associates that this book should not be translated into English.
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Dukić, Josip, interview by Kljaić, Stipe , August 29, 2018. COURAGE Registry Oral History Collection