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Anarhismul în România
Anarchism in Romania

Author(s): Vlad Brătuleanu
Subject(s): Politics / Political Sciences
Published by: Editura Universităţii din Bucureşti
Keywords: Anarchism; Romania; revolutionary movements; anarcho-individualism; socialism

Summary/Abstract: This article explores the emergence and development of anarchist ideas and groups in Romania in the period 1880-1945. Western revolutionary trends such as socialism had permeated, by the 1880s, the Romanian cultural-political space. Socialism has been studied extensively and it only seems reasonable to extend the scope of previous research to other revolutionary movements or ideologies of the same period that have not benefitted from much or any scholar attention. To this date, researchers in the fields of history or political science have not provided any comprehensive study on Romanian anarchism and, consequently, the aim of the following endeavor is to offer a first sketch of the history of Romanian anarchism. This article is based on information drawn from primary sources such as radical journals of the epoch discussed, documents belonging to state institutions charged with surveillance of radical political activity, as well as memoirs; it is also based on works by western scholars that have focused on European anarchism.

  • Issue Year: 11/2011
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 274-285
  • Page Count: 22
  • Language: Romanian