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Cezar Stanciu, Devotaţi Kremlinului. Alinierea politicii externe româneşti la cea sovietică în anii ‘50


Language: English
Subject(s): History
Page Range: 111-114
No. of Pages: 4
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Summary/Abstract: The outcome of a Ph.D. research undertaken at Valahia University of Târgovişte and at its “Grigore Gafencu” Research Center for the History of International Relations and successfully completed in 2008, the book represents an original approach upon a theme barely investigated in earlier studies: Romania’s foreign policy in the years following the Soviet takeover, with a focus on the first half of the 1950s. The author is a young researcher who has systematically investigated the Romanian archives, a fact which permitted him to come up with fresh theories checked with the decision-makers own thoughts and perspectives as they result from first hand documents and various other materials. The aim of the research was to analyze the reasons and the mechanisms of Romania’s subordination to Soviet Union and the regime’s domestic and external goals responsible for the external course it followed and for the changes in its foreign policy it acknowledged with the passing of time.
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Stephane Courtois, Dicţionarul comunismului


Language: English
Subject(s): History
Page Range: 115-116
No. of Pages: 2
Keywords: , , ,
Summary/Abstract: The book gathers contributions of a team of researchers who have benefited from the declassification of some parts of the ex-communist states archives. The diversity of their scientific expertise ensures the approach of communism not only from a historical perspective. The coordinator, Stephane Courtois, is an expert in this field and keeps a closed contact with the ex-communist countries. He acts in Romania as a rector of Sighet School and he also deals with the problems of the Romanian scientific research in the field of communist. As a result of his and his team research, several dimensions of communism were investigated: the political, economical, cultural and social dimension.
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