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The Romanian identity as a mosaic of „good qualities and flaws”. Emic and Ethnical perspectives


  • Daniela-Luminita AVRIGEAN

    () (Alma Mater University of Sibiu)

  • Daniela-Luminita AVRIGEAN

    (Art High school of Sibiu)


The inter-war period of the last century has marked an effort of characterising the Romanian identity. The papers which have approached such a subject were plenty, the authors being mainly personalities of Romanian culture. Polemics did not miss the perspectives of approaching the issue were different, aspects which offered a plus of credibility to the field approached. The Romanians were presented as a mosaic of „good qualities and flaws”, the number of qualities and flaws depending from author to author, like the historical, psychological and sociological motivations involved.

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  • Ion CIOBANU & Daniela-Luminita AVRIGEAN & Daniela-Luminita AVRIGEAN, 2014. "The Romanian identity as a mosaic of „good qualities and flaws”. Emic and Ethnical perspectives," Alma Mater University journal, Alma Mater University jornal of Sibiu, vol. 7(1), pages 26-30, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:alm:journl:v:7:y:2014:i:1:p:26-30

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    identity; gregarious; emic; ethical; nationalism; community; individualism;

    JEL classification:

    • B24 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - History of Economic Thought since 1925 - - - Socialist; Marxist; Scraffian


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