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Romanian Policy towards Germany, 1936–40

  • Rebecca Haynes

Part of the Studies in Russia and East Europe book series (SREE)

About this book

Introduction

This new book, based on archival research, contests the assumptions that Romania remained pro-Western in the late 1930s and only joined the Axis as a result of Western negligence and German pressure. Instead, Germany was drawn by Romanian politicians into political and economic cooperation with Bucharest. In the event, this proved Romania's undoing. Let down by her German protector, she was forced to cede territory to the Soviet Union, Hungary and Bulgaria. Subsequently, Romania was allowed into the alliance she sought with Germany.

Keywords

Germany Hungary Soviet Union Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR)

Authors and affiliations

  • Rebecca Haynes
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Slavonic and East European StudiesUniversity College LondonUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-230-59818-8
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2000
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-41107-8
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-59818-8
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