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
1. Religion, Ethnicity, and Nationalism in Southeastern Europe 2. Romania and History: The Enduring Legacy 3. Radicalism and Marxism in Romania 4. Romania as a Modernizing Society 5. Implementing Ceausescuism: The Vehicle of the Party 6. Modernization, Ceausescu-style 7. The Transformation of the Social Structure 8. The Mass Culture of Ethnicity and Nationalism 9. Societal Change and Instability 10. Romania and the World 11. Romania, Perestroika, and Glasnost: The Maverick Beleaguered 12. Romania—Aberrant or Typical?