State and Minority in Transylvania, 1918–1989

Studies on the History of the Hungarian Community

Attila Gábor Hunyadi

East European Monographs

State and Minority in Transylvania, 1918–1989

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Pub Date: April 2013

ISBN: 9780880337090

500 Pages

Format: Hardcover

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State and Minority in Transylvania, 1918–1989

Studies on the History of the Hungarian Community

Attila Gábor Hunyadi

East European Monographs

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This volume of studies presents the relationship between society and state in 20th century Transylvania belonging since 1918 to Romania. The articles written mainly by Transylvanian historian, political scientist and anthropologist scholars, university lecturers present and emphasise the political, cultural and economic structure and self-organization of different entities of Transylvanian society – Hungarians, Romanians, Germans, Jews, political-cultural-economic elites, peasants and urban population – as a resistance against or adaptation towards state policies (centralization, assimilation, repression, censorship of culture, command on economic and ideological sphere) during the interwar and WWII period (1918-1944), as well as during the socialist regime (1945-1989).

About the Author

Attila Gábor Hunyadi is an historian, lecturer at the History Department in Hungarian Language at the Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Kolozsvár. He has edited and contributed to numerous scholarly studies on 19th-20th century Transylvanian economic and social history.