Raoul V. Bossy, Finnish testimonies and other Nordic writtings about the Romanians, ed. Silviu Miloiu (Târgovişte: Valahia University Press, 2008) Cover Image
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Raoul V. Bossy, Mărturii finlandeze şi alte scrieri nordice despre români, ed. Silviu Miloiu (Târgovişte: Valahia University Press, 2008)
Raoul V. Bossy, Finnish testimonies and other Nordic writtings about the Romanians, ed. Silviu Miloiu (Târgovişte: Valahia University Press, 2008)

Author(s): Mihai Bogdan Dumitrescu
Subject(s): History
Published by: Editura Cetatea de Scaun
Keywords: Romania; Finland; testimonies; perceptions; travelers

Summary/Abstract: This book represents a new version of Raoul Bossy’s pioneering work Finnish testimonies about the Romanians published in 1937, to which two other testimonies are added. The book is structured in 159 pages, where one finds aspects of the Romanian history and society of the 19th century, written by Finnish officers who had taken part within the Russian army in innumerable wars against the Ottoman Empire, many of them carried on the Romanian territory.

  • Issue Year: 2008
  • Issue No: 10
  • Page Range: 101-103
  • Page Count: 3
  • Language: English