Historical Dictionary of Romania by Kurt W. TreptowHistorical Dictionary of Romania by Kurt W. Treptow

Historical Dictionary of Romania

byKurt W. Treptow, Marcel Popa

Hardcover | August 15, 1996

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After the violent upheaval and bloodshed that accompanied the collapse of one of the most brutal Communist regimes in Eastern Europe, Romania has made important progress in the development of a democratic political system and in the building of a market economy. Written by an American specialist and a Romanian scholar, the Historical Dictionary of Romania is an essential, up-to-date reference work on this country. Its concise dictionary entries detail the important people, places, events, and institutions in the new Romania as well as its previous regimes. It also provides significant detail about Romania's economy, society, political situation, language, and culture. A comprehensive bibliography, divided by subject, allows scholars access to additional sources of information. The introduction gives a brief overview of the county's geography, history, population, and history. This handy reference work also includes two maps, a chronology, and a list of rulers of Romania.
Kurt W. Treptow, Ph.D., is currently Visiting Professor at the University of Iasi and Director of the Center for Romanian Studies of the Romanian Cultural Foundation. He is the editor of Classics of Romanian Literature and Romanian Civilization and the author of several books on the history of Eastern Europe. Marcel Popa is Director ...
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Title:Historical Dictionary of RomaniaFormat:HardcoverDimensions:384 pages, 8.76 × 5.64 × 1.06 inPublished:August 15, 1996Publisher:Scarecrow Press

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ISBN - 10:0810831791

ISBN - 13:9780810831797

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The bibliograph[y] that conclude[s this volume is a] valuable contribution, particularly since [it includes] recent works and articles that would be difficult to track down in other sources. ...Students, teachers, and specialists are likely to find [this compilation] useful.