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 experience of Communism only further entrenched these problems.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Romania just managed to survive the depredations of the next six decades.

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Later, in the s, Ceausescu resorted to a renewed attack on the agrarian sector. Limberg rated it really liked it Aug 29, 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.

Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Hitchins is possibly Romania’s greatest living historian. East Rpmania Designer Men’s Fashion. In Gheorghiu-Dej announced the successful conclusion of the collectivization process. Everyone seemed one-dimensional at best.

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In his study, Hitchins emphasizes how Rumania’s past history is essential to a clear understanding of its complex present and future. English Choose a language for shopping. To ask other readers questions about A Concise History of Romaniaplease sign up.

You’ll then be redirected back to LARB. I really feel like I gained very little about what life in Romania is like from reading this book. Andrei rated it liked it Feb 24, Paula Ivan rated it really liked it Dec 26, Pages with related products. Although, at over pages, I’m not sure I would label it concise. There is less than a week left to support our matching grant fund drive! Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: The book charts Romania’s advancement through five significant phases of its history: Hitchins identifies the first as the Agrarian Problem. A panting animal rests on his outstretched left wrist.

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Amazon Restaurants Food delivery kelth local restaurants. This is essential reading for any student of Rumanian history, and one that will reward anyone seeking to learn about the pervasive impact of Western political trends outside of the standard Western European-centric focus.


In foreign relations the most pressing aim was to untie all Rumanians in a single state and to defend its sovereignty within an uncertain international order. I was ,eith with romanian history, but interested in learning more.

Paperbackpages. Hitcnins rated it did not like it Aug 10, Other books in this series. Description Spanning a period of years from the Roman conquest of Dacia to the present day, A Concise History of Romania traces the development of a unique nation situated on the border between East and West.

Rural resistance to Communist decrees resulted in the trial of more than 80, farmers between and 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 Hitchhins 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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