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Romania in the 1980s
Romania in the 1980s
Edited by Daniel N. Nelson
Westview Press, 1981, 313 pp

It is a notable and welcome fact that the United States has enough genuine experts on Romania to produce a book of this scope and quality, one which provides a detached and well-documented analysis of the country's recent history and uncertain future. Stephen Fischer-Galati's introduction is pessimistic about the Ceausescu regime's prospects of success in domestic or foreign policy, and his colleagues do not say much to persuade us to the contrary.