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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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. Table of contents Hltchins 1. Gabriel rated it it was amazing Sep 03, There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Trivia About Rumania Melon rated it did not like it Jul 30, 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.

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You’ll then be redirected back to LARB. The research appears very solid keitb the writing itself was uninspiring.

Romania kejth to be plagued by two historically related problems. While his narrative encompasses the country’s social and economic development, politics is Hitchins’s main focus, particularly in his concentration on the political manifestation of Rumanian nationalism and on the debates over what sort of nation Rumania should become. Mar 27, Chris Wares rated it really liked it Shelves: In the early s, Prime Minister Romaia Nastase brought the fight against political corruption and galvanized the Romanian economy.


Drawing heavily upon a vast secondary-source literature, he walks the reader through the emergence and development of Rumania in a modern state. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Overview Description Reviews and Awards.

Thank you for signing up! Lists with This Book. The structure is extremely good because it covers all key aspects: A panting animal rests on his outstretched left wrist. An Illustrated History Illustrated Histories. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Although, at over pages, I’m not sure I would label it concise. Una peste alta, o lucrare istoriografica foarte buna, bine si echilibrat scrisa, cu o deschidere generoasa atat catre specialisti, cat si catre simplii pasionati de istorie.

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Romanians never tire of discussing their national origins, perhaps because, historically speaking, so much has gone downhill over the years. No trivia or quizzes yet. The Best Books of James Mitchell rated it really liked it Mar 09, Hitchisn the first to ask a question about A Concise History of Romania.


Hitchins is possibly Romania’s greatest living historian. Their descendants mingled with Slavs and other invaders over the following centuries.

Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. The earlier experiment in nation-building gave way to a new ideology, and Rumania now turned to the Soviet political hitchina economic model.

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