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Oltenia and the Idea of Regionalization – A Historical Perspective

Florin NACU
3rd Degree Scientific Researcher, PhD., “C.S. Nicolăescu-Plopşor” Institute for Research in Social Studies and Humanities from Craiova, of the Romanian Academy, Romania;

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Published on December 3, 2023

Bănia Craiovei, despite the fact that it represented an institution with a certain degree of autonomy, contributed to ensuring the interwar cohesion of Wallachia. Its dissolution was made in the context beginning an approach of a centralist paradigm, in the Romanian politics and administration, this manifesting itself after 1831, until the moment when King Carol II reintroduced the regions, in 1938, for a short time, and then to return to the centralized system (with a short interruption in 1952–1968), after 1968.The article offers a general perspective, historical and not only, on Oltenia.

Oltenia, history, civilization, counties, Oltenia region, South-West Oltenia region


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