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Title The re-education experiment in Romania : a survivor's views of the past, present, and future / editors, Daniel Teodorescu (Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA) and Gheorghe Boldur-Latescu (Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania)
Published Hauppauge, New York : Nova Science Publisher's, Inc., [2013]
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Contents The re-education through torture in Romania -- Communism and terrorism: two threats to the contemporary society -- The heritage of a criminal system -- Bread and barbed wire: excerpts from Colonel Ion Boldur Latescu's journal -- The quarantine at Pitesti Penitentiary: the last days of "reeducation" -- The timeliness of Tolstoy's work -- The threat of a return to communism -- The testament of Peter the Great: implications for today's world -- Romania and the Romanians after 20 years -- The nostalgics -- A country of diversions -- You have not been with us in the cells -- A new wooden language -- The dictatorship syndrome -- Smolensk-Katyn: genocide -- Resistance and dissidence -- "Ignoratio elenchi" or ignoring the essential -- Communist genocide and humor? -- Vyshinsky's successor fails at Chisinau -- What kind of crisis? -- The nation's martyrs: an exercise in remembrance -- On the shield or under the shield? -- Opulence and feast versus poverty and hunger -- Between patriotic respect and sacrilege -- Christian values and the European Union -- The Romanian gulag -- The official condemnation of communism -- The anticommunist resistance: a permanence for the Romanians between 1945 and 1989 -- Romania: what direction are you heading to? -- Memory helps us not vanish -- With all due respect, you are wrong, Mr. Cajal! -- The Romanians and the Hungarians: from centuries old enmity to friendly coexistence -- Romania between 1906 and 2006: a century of history -- Boldur and Stroici: two families with deep roots in Romania's history -- Four generations -- Pope Leo I and Attila: a relevant history lesson -- Christian solidarity: the savior of our nation -- A life of miracles -- A Christian democratic economy -- Two roads to Damascus -- Discrediting our national poet -- A homage to dedication and modesty: in memory of Mary Boldur-Latescu -- Economic strategy: from theoretical concepts to effective implementation -- Why only post mortem? -- Between ruins and hopes -- There is still hope -- The year 1859: redivivus -- Bessarabia: a litmus test for the Romanian spirit
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Communism -- Romania.
Political prisoners -- Romania.
Torture -- Romania.
Romania -- Politics and government -- 1944-1989.
Form Electronic book
Author Boldur-Lățescu, Gheorghe, editor
Teodorescu, Daniel, editor
ISBN 162417289X
162417499X (electronic bk.)
9781624174995 (electronic bk.)