The Moldovans: Romania, Russia, and the Politics of Culture

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Hoover Press, Sep 1, 2013 - History - 304 pages
The first English-language book to present a complete picture of this intriguing East European borderland, The Moldovans: Romania, Russia, and the Politics of Culture, illuminates the perennial problems of identity politics and cultural change that the country has endured.
 

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Contents

Contested Territories Contentious Identities
1
From Principality to Province
11
Greater Romania and the Bessarabian
36
Forging a Soviet Moldovan Nation
63
Politics Identity and Reform after the Soviet
145
o The Multiethnic Republic
168
TheGagauz
209
A Negotiable Nationalism
224
Glossary
269
Index
295
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Charles King is Professor of International Affairs and Government at Georgetown University. He is the author of five books on European history and politics. He lectures widely on eastern Europe, social violence, and ethnic politics, and has worked with broadcast media including CNN, National Public Radio, the BBC, the History Channel, and MTV. A native of the Ozark hill country, King studied history and politics at the University of Arkansas and Oxford University, where he was a Marshall Scholar.

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