Romanian Crucible: The Trial of Corneliu Zelea Codreanu (Hardcover)

Romanian Crucible: The Trial of Corneliu Zelea Codreanu By Gheorghe Buzatu, Kurt W. Treptow (Editor) Cover Image
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The trial of Corneliu Zelea Codreanu, leader of the Legionary Movement in Romania, marked a critical moment in the history of the country between the two World Wars. It destroyed the last vestiges of democracy and laid the groundwork for the establishment of the royal dictatorship by Carol II.

Romanian Crucible presents the transcript of the trial, for the first-time in English translation, edited and accompanied by an introductory study by two leading specialists on Romanian history, Gheorghe Buzatu and Kurt W. Treptow. The book also contains a series of appendixes, which include journal entries from Codreanu in prison.

About the Author

Gheorghe Buzatu was director of the Institute and is the author of numerous books, including Maresalul Antonescu in fata istoriei. Kurt W. Treptow is the author of Vlad III Dracula: The Life and Times of the Historical Dracula, and editor of A History of Romania.

Praise For…

"Ably translated into English by Diana Livesay and deftly edited by Kurt W. Treptow, with the publication of Romanian Crucible: The Trial of Corneliu Zelea Codreanu, Gheorghe Buzatu presents and documents every aspect of a political trial whose outcome was a key factor in 20th Century Romanian history."—Midwest Book Review

Product Details
ISBN: 9781592111299
ISBN-10: 1592111297
Publisher: Center for Romanian Studies
Publication Date: February 21st, 2023
Pages: 320
Language: English