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Romania under communist rule

Author: Dennis Deletant; Centrul de Studii Românești.
Publisher: Iași, Romania ; Portland, OR : Center for Romanian Studies in cooperation with the Civic Academy Foundation, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"This book is the first synthesis of the history of communism in Romania, from the founding of the Romanian Communist Party in 1921 to the revolution that led to the downfall of communist dictator Nicolae Ceausescu in December 1989. This book is essential reading for anyone wishing to understand the development of communism in Romania and the impact of four decades of communist rule on Romanian society."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Deletant, Dennis, 1946-
Romania under communist rule.
Iași, Romania ; Portland, OR : Center for Romanian Studies in cooperation with the Civic Academy Foundation, 1999
(OCoLC)654649335
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dennis Deletant; Centrul de Studii Românești.
ISBN: 9739839282 9789739839280
OCLC Number: 41525827
Description: 203 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The Early Years of the Romanian Communist Party --
The Communist Party in Romania, 1930-1944 --
The Coup of 23 August 1944 and the Path to Power of the Romanian Communist Party --
Soviet Domination and Communist Dictatorship (1947-1955) --
The International Situation --
The Creation of the Totalitarian State --
The Securitate and Communist Repression --
Armed Resistance --
Forced Labor --
The Internal Party Struggle --
Moves towards Autonomy (1956-1969) --
Khrushchev's New Line --
The Impact of the 1956 Hungarian Uprising --
The Withdrawal of Soviet Troops from Romania --
A New Period of Terror --
Autonomy from the Soviet Union --
The Relaxation of Terror --
The Rise of Nicolae Ceausescu --
The "Problem of the National Minorities" --
Ceausescu Consolidates His Authority --
The Warsaw Pact Invasion of Czechoslovakia (1968) --
Neo-Stalinism and Prophylactic Terror (1970-1989) --
The Paradox of Foreign Policy --
Degeneration --
Resistance through Culture --
President of the Republic --
Economic Decline --
The National Minorities --
Public Opposition --
Dissent --
The Impending End --
Oppression --
International Isolation --
Systematization --
Relations with Neighbors --
A Protest which Sparked a Revolt --
Downfall --
The Spread of Revolt --
Unanswered Questions.
Other Titles: România sub regimul comunist.
Responsibility: Dennis Deletant.

Abstract:

"This book is the first synthesis of the history of communism in Romania, from the founding of the Romanian Communist Party in 1921 to the revolution that led to the downfall of communist dictator Nicolae Ceausescu in December 1989. This book is essential reading for anyone wishing to understand the development of communism in Romania and the impact of four decades of communist rule on Romanian society."--Jacket.

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