The Romanians: A History

The Romanians: A History

Vlad Georgescu


"The Romanians: A historical past" is the 1st and top unmarried quantity heritage of the Romanian humans within the English language. Written with out the phobia of censorship, it offers a transparent and coherent account that examines the ethnic groups from pre-Roman occasions to the current, and specializes in the social constructions, economics and political associations of the principalities inhabited through the Romanian humans at a variety of phases of their historic improvement. in line with an exhaustive wisdom of the prevailing literature, Vlad Georgescu's publication turns into a key reference paintings at the topic. initially released in Romanian in 1984, the textual content has been up-to-date in an epilogue written through Matei Calinescu and Vladimir Tismaneanu that considers the occasions of the prior decade and concentrates specifically at the 1989 revolution that deposed Ceaucescu and opened one other bankruptcy in Romania's turbulent historical past. Vlad Georgescu used to be director of the Romanian provider of Radio unfastened Europe in Munich until eventually his loss of life in 1988.

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