Politics of Rite - Jesuit, Uniate, and Romanian Ethnicity in Eighteenth-Century Transylvania
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Publisher: East European Monographs
Number of Pages: 240
Width: 14.2 cm
Height: 22.2 cm
Oldson examines the efforts of religious authorities in Western Europe to reconstruct a Catholic majority in Transylvania after the Ottoman Empire ceded control of the region. These attempts sparked a pronounced sense of Romanian historical consciousness that resulted in an impassioned religious and cultural resistance, centering on the Eastern liturgy.
Useful, readable, and worth reading. -- Paul E. Michelson Slavic Review Spring 2007