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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This is a fascinating history of an East European nation; one which sheds new light on the complex evolution of the Romanians and the identity they have successfully crafted from a unique synthesis of traditions.

A prohibition on abortion was designed to boost numbers of ethnic Romanians; instead, the death rate from illegal abortions far exceeded that jeith any other European nation.

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James rated it really liked it Apr 20, Though some readers might find these passages tedious, they offer a fascinating glimpse of a newly founded nation coming to terms with its course in the modern era, a topic that offers broader insights into Western history during this period. History and Controversy on the Origin of the Romanians. Gabriel Purghel rated it really liked it Sep 10, Nicholas Smith rated it it was amazing Jan 08, I strongly recommend this book because it’s about Romanian history viewed through an external point of view without any passion.

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As late asrates of growth were three times the EU average. In a national referendum, 87 percent of Romanians voted to have him removed, but a 46 percent turnout rate invalidated the procedure. Hitchins identifies the first as the Agrarian Problem. Read more Read less.

A Concise History of Romania takes us to Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Nor is the writing as bare keitn and succinct as the Oxford University Press ‘a very short introduction’ series.


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No trivia or quizzes yet. Romanians never tire of oeith their national origins, perhaps because, historically speaking, so much has gone downhill over the years. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. In its effort to clear the way for a strong middle class of ethnic Romanians, the Antonescu dictatorship murderedTransnistrian Jews between and Open Preview See a Problem?

Laura rated it it was amazing Apr 08, No trivia or quizzes yet. When you drive around Romania today, you still see more plows than tractors. The result has been mass migration to Germany and the United Kingdom. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Description Spanning a period of jeith from the Roman conquest of Dacia to the present day, A Concise History of Romania romanla the development of a unique nation situated on the border between East and West. Nor is the writing as bare bones and succinct as the Oxford University Press ‘a very short introduction’ series.

Dan Nadasan rated it really liked it Apr 21, gomania Adrian rated it really liked it Dec 26, While his narrative encompasses the country’s social and economic development, politics is Hitchins’s main 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 hiychins by the Communist Party after World War II.


Doriana Avram rated it really liked it Mar 18, Andrei rated it really liked it Sep 09, In all of these endeavours, the measure of achievement was the West.

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In this comprehensive study, Keith Hitchins focuses on how Rumania’s political and intellectual elites attempted to establish an independent state before the advent of Communist rule in The Lost Wave Molly Tambor. Customers who bought romznia item also bought.

In this illuminating new history, Keith Hitchins explores Romania’s struggle to find its place amidst two diverse societies: Anamaria Jinaru rated it it was amazing Aug 21, By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. A former mayor of Bucharest, Basescu was impeached in for constitutional misconduct. Rural keiyh to Communist decrees resulted in the trial of more than 80, farmers between and Emil Duhnea rated it it was ok Feb 21, This is surprising since it did not contain footnotes so it is not targeted toward scholars.

Today in Romania the Daco-Roman connection is played up everywhere.

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