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Nationalism and Communism in Romania
The Rise and Fall of Ceausescu's Personal Dictatorship




ISBN 9780367014322
Published June 17, 2019 by Routledge
300 Pages

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Book Description

This book analyzes Ceausescu's tools and goals, that is, party structure and how it was transformed in order to implement Ceausescu's concept of modernization which became interchangeable with the concept of building communism.

Table of Contents

Religion, Ethnicity, and Nationalism in Southeastern Europe -- Romania and History: The Enduring Legacy -- Radicalism and Marxism in Romania -- Romania as a Modernizing Society -- Implementing Ceausescuism: The Vehicle of the Party -- Modernization, Ceausescu-style -- The Transformation of the Social Structure -- The Mass Culture of Ethnicity and Nationalism -- Societal Change and Instability -- Romania and the World -- Romania, Perestroika, and Glasnost: The Maverick Beleaguered -- Romania–Aberrant or Typical? -- Romania and Western Scholarship: A Bibliographic Essay -- Epilogue: The Death of Personalized Dictatorship

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