A Concise History of Romania

  title={A Concise History of Romania},
  author={K. Hitchins},
Introduction 1. Beginnings 2. Between East and West, 14th century to 1774 3. From East to West, 1774-1866 4. The national state, 1866-1919 5. Peace and war, 1919-47 6. Romanian Communism, 1948-89 7. After 1989. 
November 4th, 1878 in the Life of Titu Maiorescu
This article uses the history of daily life to highlight the larger connections between interlocking networks of cultural and political power and bourgeois mentalities and mores in lateExpand
The Rebellion of 1416: Recontextualizing an Ottoman Social Movement
Abstract This paper reconsiders the Rebellion of 1416, formerly known as Sheikh Bedreddin’s Rebellion. The rebellion, probably the largest in Ottoman history, began in 1416 and took place on twoExpand
Eyes of the State
This chapter proposes a study of the administrative and policing system of Romania at the time of the uprising. This, as the author argues, is vital to understanding why the uprising reached such aExpand
Mihail Kogălniceanu’s Historical Inquiry into the Question of Roma Slavery in Mid-Nineteenth-Century Romanian Principalities
This article examines Ochire istorică asupra sclăviei (A brief historical survey of slavery), a mid-nineteenth-century pioneering study about the history of slavery, to ascertain the growingExpand
A Peasant Uprising on the Edge of a Triple Frontier
This is a book about the 1907 peasant uprising in Romania but also the study of a frontier. The uprising provides the case study; the frontier provides the perspective. This moment of existentialExpand
Ideological Attempts to Build a Sustainable Program of Ecodomical Decommunistization in Post-1989 Romania by Promoting the Notion of National Identity
In December 1989, Communism died in Romania—if not as mentality, it surely met its demise as a political system which had dominated almost every aspect of life in the country for over four decades.Expand
Introduction: Making Sense of Terms and Methods
In December 1989, Communism died in Romania—if not as mentality, it surely met its demise as a political system which had dominated almost every aspect of life in the country for over four decades.Expand
Negative Ecodomy in Romanian Politics and Religion: Anti-Muslim Attitudes in the Bucharest Mosque Scandal during the Summer of 2015
This paper focuses on a chronology of events presented by the Romanian media, especially newspapers with national coverage and impact like Gândul and Adevărul, between the first week of June to theExpand
The men on the mountainside: an ethnography of solitude, silence and sheep bells.
Abstract This article provides an account of the transhumant ciobani [shepherds] of Romania. In the region of study, each spring, ciobani herd their flocks to the mountains to exploit seasonallyExpand
“Nicht Fliehen, hinschauen.”: Inter-Ethnic Relations in Eginald Schlattner’s Transylvanian Novel Rote Handschuhe
Abstract: Eginald Schlattner is the most productive fiction author of the German diaspora of East Central Europe. This study focuses on the complex historical, political, cultural, and personalExpand


Russia and the formation of the Romanian national state 1821–1878: Prince Charles, 1871–1878: the Eastern crisis
List of maps and illustrations Preface Introduction: the establishment of Russian influence in the Danubian Principalities 1. The Russian protectorate 2. The European guardianship 3. The Cuza era,Expand
The Road to Romanian Independence
A diplomatic history of Romania's transition from political subordination to independence during the 1860s and 1870s in the cracks between the Russian, Austria-Hungarian, and Turkish empires.Expand
Ana Pauker: The Rise and Fall of a Jewish Communist
Acknowledgments Introduction 1. Early Years 2. In the Movement 3. In Power 4. The Agriculture Secretary 5. Party Purges 6. Jewish Emigration 7. "The Empress's Brother" 8. The Purge Epilogue Appendix:Expand
The Roma in Romanian History
Introduction I. The Arrival of the Gypsies on the Territory of Romania II. The Gypsies in the Romanian Lands during the Middle Ages. Slavery III. Emancipation IV. The Gypsies in Inter-War Romania V.Expand
An Infamous Past: E.M. Cioran and the Rise of Fascism in Romania
More than any other study of Cioran, Marta Petreu's intensive investigation of his life and work confronts the central problem of his biography: his relationship with political extremism. The sceneExpand
Romania: Borderland of Europe
Romania occupies a unique position on the map of Eastern Europe. It is a country that presents many paradoxes. In this book the pre-eminent Romanian historian Lucian Boia examines his native land'sExpand
The Romanians, 1774-1866
The century from the 1774 Treaty of Kuchuk Kainardji (between Russia and the Ottoman Empire) to the end of Prince Alexandru Cuza's reign in 1866 stands as a distinct era in the development of modernExpand
Nationalism And Communism In Romania: The Rise And Fall Of Ceausescu's Personal Dictatorship
Romanian nationalism and national communism Romania as a modernizing society Romania and the world Romania in the 1990s the relationship of domestic and external factors in building Romania's futureExpand
Communist Terror in Romania: Gheorghiu-Dej and the Police State, 1948-1965
This is a single-volume history of Romania under Gheorghiu-Dej, the Communist ruler and predecessor of Nicolae Ceausescu. It investigates the Communist's use of terror in their attempt to totallyExpand
History and Myth in Romanian Consciousness
Taken from the precept that there is a considerable difference between real history and discourse history, Boia points out that history is constantly reconstructed, adapted and sometimes mythifiedExpand