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- Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 144.00
This book focuses on issues concerning identity in terms of Balkan and non-Balkan cultures, and examines questions of modernity and the ever-present dread of primitivism which is highlighted in certain types of narratives. David A. Norris examines the emergence and development of the term 'Balkan' itself, textual representations of the region, and... more...
- Manchester University Press 2009; US$ 95.00
According to Tom Gallagher, Romania's predatory rulers, the heirs of the sinister communist dictator Ceausescu, have inflicted a humiliating defeat on the European Union. He argues convincingly that Brussels was tricked into offering full membership to this Balkan country in return for substantial reforms which its rulers now refuse to carry out.... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 14.95
The collapse of communism in Central and Eastern Europe produced a fundamental change in the political map of Europe. In Romania, nationalism re-emerged forcefully and continued to rally political support against the context of a long and difficult transition to democracy. Extreme right-wing party The Greater Romania Party gained particular strength... more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 99.99
This volume gathers from the remarkable 1989-2014 period, which spans the tumult of the revolution to the consolidation of new regimes, key lessons for post-communist democratic theory and practice. Written in an accessible style but based on rigorous research, this volume will be of interest for both academic and larger audiences. more...
- University of California Press 2001; US$ 15.95 US$ 12.76
In her own day, Ana Pauker was named "The Most Powerful Woman in the World" by Time magazine. Today, when she is remembered at all, she is thought of as the puppet of Soviet communism in Romania, blindly enforcing the most brutal and repressive Stalinist regime. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 44.00 US$ 36.08
An examination of the difficult Russian?Rumanian relationship as it developed during the nineteenth century. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 59.95
The Romanian revolution was motivated by a desire for greater political and intellectual freedom and economic prosperity. It was the bloodiest of the eastern European transitions due to Ceausescu's cult of personality. However, many of the goals of the revolution are still unfulfilled. The lack of civil society, charges of political corruption, the... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 14.95
The defeat of the Ottoman Empire in the Balkans in 1475 at the Battle of Vaslui heralded the beginnings of a historic legacy. The victor became known as Stephen the Great or ?Athleta Christi?, Champion of Christ. Perceived as the founder of a Balkan identity, Stephen the Great maintained Moldavia?s independence during periods of fierce Ottoman attack... more...