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Remembrance, History, and Justice : Coming to Terms with Traumatic Pasts in Democratic Societies

Remembrance, History, and Justice : Coming to Terms with Traumatic Pasts in Democratic Societies

Publication Type: eBook

Abstract: The twentieth century has left behind a painful and complicated legacy of massive trauma, monstrous crimes, radical social engineering, or collective/individual guilt syndromes that were often the premises for and the specters haunting the process of d...

Stalinism Revisited : The Establishment of Communist Regimes in East-Central Europe

Stalinism Revisited : The Establishment of Communist Regimes in East-Central Europe

Publication Type: eBook

Abstract: Deals with the period of takeover and of'high Stalinism'in Eastern Europe (1945–1955). These years are considered to be fundamentally characterized by institutional and ideological transfers based upon the premise of radical transformism and of cultura...

The Prague Spring as Seen from Romania.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Czech Sociological Review. 2018, Vol. 54 Issue 3, p414-422. 9p.

Abstract: The author presents a personal narrative of his experiences of growing up in a family of revolutionaries as his parents fought in the Brigades in the Spanish Civil War and he has dealt with topics including communism, his father's expulsion from the Ro...

Stalinism and Anti-Stalinism in Romania: The Case of Alexandru Jar Revisited

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): Journal of Romanian Studies; April 2019, Vol. 1 Issue: 1 p105-122, 18p

Abstract: Communist writer Alexandru Jar (or Solomon Iacob, “Paşchela” for friends, 1911–1988) is the most prominent Romanian case of disenchantment with Stalinism. The 1956 “Jar Affair,” as it came to be known in Romania and abroad, reveals the persistence of t...

1989 and After: Morality and Truth in Postcommunist Societies.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Current History. Mar2019, Vol. 118 Issue 806, p114-116. 3p.

Abstract: The author examines the political urgency and moral indispensability of coming to terms with the traumatic legacies of the past following the revolutions of 1989 in Central and Eastern Europe. Topics covered include the impact of several intellectuals ...

The Death of a Leninist Dictator.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Cold War Studies. Summer2017, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p202-214. 13p.

Abstract: The authors discuss the death of the long-time Romanian Communist tyrant Gheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej in March 1965. They show the implications of the nature of the demise of Gheorghiu-Dej for Stalinist systems. They recount how the tyrant defended his polit...

NEW MASKS, OLD FACES.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic. 2/5/90, Vol. 202 Issue 6, p17-21. 5p.

Abstract: Explains the nature of the revolutionary uprising in Romania. Execution of dictator Nicholas Ceausescu and his wife, Elena; Controversy over the motives of those who ordered the execution of the Ceausescus; Intra-party conspiracy to humanize socialism;...

The last days of Stalin. By Joshua Rubenstein.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): International Affairs. Nov2016, Vol. 92 Issue 6, p1544-1546. 3p.

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The new tsar: the rise and reign of Vladimir Putin. By Steven Lee Myers.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): International Affairs. May2016, Vol. 92 Issue 3, p743-745. 3p.

HOMAGE TO GOLANIA.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic. 7/30/90 - 8/6/90, Vol. 203 Issue 5/6, p16-18. 3p.

Abstract: Comments on the dispute between the administration of President Ion Iliescu and the opposition in Romania in 1990. Protests launched by students, workers and intellectuals against the incumbent regime; Crackdown against political dissidents; Implicatio...

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