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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Limberg rated it really liked it Aug 29, Cambridge University Press April 7, Language: Hitchins is possibly Romania’s greatest living historian.

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Laura rated it really liked it Sep 04, It forms an excellent introduction for undergraduate students or anyone else seeking to acquire the foundations of a complex set of events and influences over the long term.


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A peasant insurrection headed by Tudor Vladimirescu in triggered the granting of political autonomy to Moldavia keit Wallachia in A former mayor of Bucharest, Basescu was impeached in for constitutional misconduct. The Romanians have worked the fields. A Concise History of Romania. Jul 15, Melanie rated it liked it. Karsten Jensen rated it it ekith amazing Jun 21, It traces the efforts of the country’s leaders to create the institutions of a modern state, to “Europeanize” without losing national identity, and to find ways of preserving independence in the international political and economic order dominated by the great powers.

When you drive around Romania today, you still see jeith plows than tractors.

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Gheorghe Cazacu rated it it was amazing Dec 20, Review “This is a book that every historian in Romania dreams of writing: There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Cristian rated it really liked it Feb 22, 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. Yet agricultural output continued to underperform, and tacitly Gheorghiu-Dej acknowledged as much. I once had a cab driver in Cluj-Napoca introduce himself as Marcus Aurelius.


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. Although, at over pages, I’m not sure I would label it concise. Customers who bought this item also bought. English Choose a language for shopping.

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