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By Keith Hitchins

Spanning a interval of 2000 years from the Roman conquest of Davia to the current day, A Concise background of Romania lines the improvement of a distinct country positioned at the border among East and West. during this illuminating new heritage, Keith Hitchins explores Romania's fight to discover its position amidst different societies: one ruled through jap orthodox culture, spirituality and agriculture and the opposite by means of Western rationalism, experimentation and capitalism. The ebook charts Romania's development via 5 major stages of its historical past: medieval, early sleek, sleek and at last the nation's 'return to Europe'; comparing the entire whereas Romania's half in eu politics, fiscal and social switch, highbrow and cultural renewals and foreign entanglements. it is a attention-grabbing historical past of an East ecu state; one that sheds new gentle at the complicated evolution of the Romanians and the id they've got effectively made from a special synthesis of traditions.

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