A History of the Roumanians: From Roman Times to the Completion of Unity

A History of the Roumanians: From Roman Times to the Completion of Unity

By: R. W. Seton-Watson (author)Paperback

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R. W. Seton-Watson (1879-1951) was a British historian and activist who played an important role in European political affairs, most notably during the break-up of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. First published in 1934, this book presents a detailed account of Romanian history by Seton-Watson, beginning with a description of the origins of Romanian identity during Roman times and moving through to the completion of national unity in the 1918-20 period. The text also contains a comprehensive bibliography and a number of illustrative plates. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in Seton-Watson and perspectives on Romanian history.

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Contents

1. Roumanian origins; 2. The beginnings of the principalities; 3. Turkish vassalage (1504-1714); 4. Transylvania under native princes (1526-1690); 5. The Phanariot regime (1714-1821); 6. Austria, Russia and the Roumanian problem; 7. Transylvania under Habsburg rule (1690-1792); 8. The growth of Roumanian nationality (1812-48); 9. The movement for unity (1848-59); 10. Transylvania from 1792 to 1867; 11. From unity to independence; 12. The reign of King Charles; 13. Transylvania under the dual system; 14. Roumania and the Balkan problem (1908-14); 15. Roumania and the Great War: the period of neutrality; 16. War and defeat (1916-18); 17. The completion of national unity (1918-20); Appendix 1. Bukovina and Bessarabia under foreign rule; Appendix 2. The population of Roumania; Bibliography; Index.

Product Details

  • publication date: 21/05/2015
  • ISBN13: 9781107511583
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 640
  • ID: 9781107511583
  • weight: 880
  • ISBN10: 1107511585

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