Remembering the Romanian Anti-Communist Armed Resistance: An Analysis of Local Lived Experience

  title={Remembering the Romanian Anti-Communist Armed Resistance: An Analysis of Local Lived Experience},
  author={Monica Ciobanu},
  • M. Ciobanu
  • Published 28 July 2015
  • Sociology
  • Eurosurveillance
The anti-communist armed resistance that occurred as a disparate and heterogeneous movement in Romania from 1944 until 1962 became a highly politicized topic after 1989. Some interpreted this history as an element of the national resistance against Soviet occupation and the ensuing forced communization. Others demonized the partisans (or at least minimized their role) and presented them as outlaws, fascists, and criminals. This essay analyzes the armed resistance and its place within the… 
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