The Solitude of Collectivism: Romanian Villagers to the Revolution and Beyond

The Solitude of Collectivism: Romanian Villagers to the Revolution and Beyond

by David A. Kideckel
     
 

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One of the most profound contradictions experienced in many socialist countries is that a system designed to create people motivated by the needs of society has in fact produced individuals driven by self-interest, distrust, and apathy. The Solitude of Collectivism offers a fascinating portrait of the transformation of Romanian village life through the four decades of

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One of the most profound contradictions experienced in many socialist countries is that a system designed to create people motivated by the needs of society has in fact produced individuals driven by self-interest, distrust, and apathy. The Solitude of Collectivism offers a fascinating portrait of the transformation of Romanian village life through the four decades of socialist rule and during the first uncertain days after the revolution of 1989.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801480256
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Publication date:
01/28/1993
Series:
3/23/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
255
Product dimensions:
9.06(w) x 5.91(h) x (d)

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