Claiming Ethnic Privilege: Aromanian Immigrants and Romanian Fascist Politics

  title={Claiming Ethnic Privilege: Aromanian Immigrants and Romanian Fascist Politics},
  author={Roland Clark},
  journal={Contemporary European History},
  pages={37 - 58}
  • R. Clark
  • Published 19 January 2015
  • Political Science
  • Contemporary European History
Abstract Large numbers of Aromanian immigrants in Southern Dobruja joined the fascist Legion of the Archangel Michael during the early 1930s. Deterritorialised by population transfers and state-building in Greek Macedonia, they reterritorialised themselves as ethnic Romanians ‘coming home’ to colonise Southern Dobruja. This article situates the Aromanian turn to fascist politics within the problems they faced during migration. It argues that Aromanians used fascism to assert their identities as… Expand
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