The “Majority Question” in Interwar Romania: Making Majorities from Minorities in a Heterogeneous State

H-Nationalism is proud to publish here the sixth post of its “Minorities in Contemporary and Historical Perspectives” series, which looks at majority-minority relations from a multi-disciplinary and diachronic angle. Today’s contribution, by R. Chris Davis (Lone Star College–Kingwood), examines the efforts of Romanian nation-builders to make Romanians during the interwar period.

New Book: Intellectuals and Fascism in Interwar Romania: The Criterion Association

Cristina A. Bejan's Intellectuals and Fascism in Interwar Romania: The Criterion Association (Palgrave Macmillan, 2019) is the story of how fascism captivated the young minds of Romania's promising intellectual elite, such as Mircea Eliade and Emil Cioran. Their modernist progressive society, the Criterion Association, collapsed due to the rise of extremism and also a scandal surrounding Criterion's founder Petru Comarnescu's rumored homosexuality.

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