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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Schengen membership will be contingent on Bucharest redressing falling standards of living and stemming abuses of power that have hounded nearly every post-Communist cabinet — including that of the current president, Traian Basescu.

Rumania – Keith Hitchins – Oxford University Press

In the early s, Prime Minister Adrian Nastase brought the fight against political corruption and galvanized the Romanian economy. Write a customer review. Academic Skip to main content. Spanning years from the Roman conquest of Dacia to the present, this history yitchins Romania is an essential history of a unique nation. Nov 21, Liviu rated it it was amazing Shelves: The writing style is repetitious, dry and scholarly.


The second problem is the Minority Problem. Want to Read saving…. There is less than a week left to support our matching grant fund drive! Open Preview See a Problem? Alexandru Cernat rated it really keitn it Feb 11, Livius rated it really liked it Jan 07, Hitchins is possibly Romania’s greatest living historian.


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Hitchinz the Home Gift Guide. The book charts Romania’s advancement through five significant phases of its history: Most of those who survived the war were sent to Israel in the s in exchange for livestock and automated slaughterhouses. Alexandru Popescu rated it really liked it Dec 07, The Saxons of Transylvania are also largely gone, sold to West Germany in the s at 4,—10, Deutschmarks a head.

Spanning a period of years from the Roman conquest of Dacia to the present day, A Concise History of Romania traces the development of a unique nation situated on the border between East and West. It was later announced that the statue would be moved.

But today, two years on, Trajan commands a legion of Instagram faithful who flock to the museum steps clutching their pet dogs, cats, and rodents.

In a national referendum, 87 percent of Romanians voted to have him removed, but a 46 percent turnout rate invalidated the procedure. To help pay off 10 billion dollars of debt to Western governments, Ceausescu enacted a horse-breeding program in to replace motorized vehicles — the centerpiece of one of the most disastrous austerity programs in history.


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Lists with This Book. The result has been mass migration to Germany and the United Kingdom.

Thank you for signing up! Hitchins identifies the first as the Agrarian Problem. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Review “This is a romaniia that every historian in Romania dreams of writing: This latest volume in the acclaimed Oxford History of Modern Keih series looks at the collapse of Communist power which has once again focused attention on the processes of nation-building in central and eastern Europe.