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A Tale of Two Villages

Author: Alina Mungiu-Pippidi
Publisher: S.L. : Central European University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This dramatic story of land and power from twentieth-century Eastern Europe is set in two extraordinary villages: a rebel village, where peasants fought the advent of Communism and became its first martyrs, and a model village turned forcibly into a town, Dictator Ceauşescu's birthplace. The two villages capture among themselves nearly a century of dramatic transformation and social engineering, ending up with  Read more...
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alina Mungiu-Pippidi
ISBN: 9789639776784 9639776785 9789633860076 9633860075
OCLC Number: 1002885182
Description: 1 Online-Ressource (1 electronic resource (Seiten))
Contents: List of TablesAcknowledgementsChapter 1 The ArgumentChapter 2 Two VillagesChapter 3 The Construction and Deconstruction of Rural PropertyChapter 4 The Invention of Social ConflictChapter 5 The Destruction and Replacement of the EliteChapter 6 The Manipulation of LifestylesChapter 7 From the Dependent Peasant to the Citizen-Peasant: The Bases of a Rural Political CultureChapter 8 Between the Past and the FutureReferencesAppendicesIndex

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A non-fiction book about the social engineering operated in rural Eastern Europe by the Communist regime, based on the history of two villages in Romania. This book is mostly about the consequences  Read more...

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