Keith Hitchins. A Concise History of Romania. Cambridge Concise Histories Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, Illustrations. xvi + pp. Cambridge Core – European History: General Interest – A Concise History of Romania – by Keith Hitchins. In this comprehensive and scholarly study Keith Hitchins traces these complex processes and explores how Rumania’s leaders attempted to transform the.

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The Saxons of Transylvania are also largely gone, sold to West Germany in the s at 4,—10, Deutschmarks a head. Gabriel rated it it was amazing Sep 03, The earlier experiment in nation-building gave way to a new ideology, and Rumania now turned to the Soviet political and economic model.


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Keih this illuminating new history, Keith Hitchins explores Romania’s struggle to find its place amidst two diverse societies: A Concise History of Romania. Lists with This Book. The nationalization of all business and banks had already undermined the economic foundations of their middle classes, but in the late s the Party proceeded to dissolve Hungarian schools and resettle Transylvania with ethnic Romanians.

The Romanians have worked the fields.

A Concise History of Romania

A former mayor of Bucharest, Basescu was impeached in for constitutional misconduct. The vast empires that ruled Romania could accommodate its various ethnic keih.

Adrian rated it really liked it Dec 26, Review Text ‘This is a book that every historian in Romania dreams of writing: Hitchins is possibly Romania’s greatest living historian. Andrei Popilian rated it really liked it Oct 15, Jan 11, Jill Cordry rated it it was amazing.


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The country continues to be a net food importer from the European Union, mostly because its farms, with outdated or nonexistent farm equipment, are too small to be economically viable.

In the early s, Prime Minister Adrian Nastase brought the fight against political corruption and galvanized the Romanian economy. Si o mare bila alba pentru abordarea si integrarea istoriei culturale in primul rand la nivel literar si filosofic si a civilizatiei romanesti, care beneficiaza de consistente si foarte bune subcapitole dedicate, ceea ce reprezinta un lucru mai rar intalnit intr-o lucrare de acest tip.


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I strongly recommend this book because it’s about Romanian history viewed through an external point of view without any passion. Other books in the series. I was particularly interested by Hitchens treatment of Romanian historiography through the twentieth century and how it has hirchins manipulated to serve the purposes of Soviet domination and Romanian’s peculiar communist nationalism.

Valerie rated it liked it Oct 15, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. A welcome addition to The Oxford history of Modern Europe series and to the general historical literature on Romania. Keith Hitchins’s volume in the Oxford History of Modern Europe series provides a masterful account of Rumanian history from its gradual independence in the midth century to the Soviet-directed takeover by the Communist Party after World War II.

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As the new Rumania took shape, the threads of historical continuity remained strikingly evident: Peace and war, ; 6.