Books on Dracula and Romania

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Andreescu, Stefan. Vlad Țepeș (Dracula): între legendă și adevăr istoric. București: Editura Minerva, 1976.

Andreescu, Ștefan. “The Heroic Figure in Romanian Political Culture: The Case of Vlad the Impaler,” in Romanian Civilization, I:2 (Fall, 1992), pp. 29-34.

Babinger, Franz. Mehmed the Conqueror and His Time. Trans. Ralph Manheim. William C. Hickman, ed. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1978.

Boldur, Alexandru. Ștefan cel Mare, voievod al Moldovei (1457-1504). Studiu de istorie socială și politică. Madrid: Editura Carpații, 1970.

Brătianu, Gheorghe I. Sfatul domnesc și adunarea stărilor în principatele române. București: Editura Enciclopedică, 1994.

Braudel, Fernand. The Mediterranean and the Mediterranean World in the Age of Philip II. 2 volumes. Trans. Sian Reynolds. New York: Harper and Row Publishers, 1973.

Cihodaru, Constantin. Alexandru cel Bun (23 aprilie 1399-1 ianuarie 1432). Iași: Editura Junimea, 1984.

Decei, Aurel. Istoria imperiului otoman pînă la 1656. București: Editura Științifică și Enciclopedică, 1978.

Dvorik, Francis. The Slavs in European History and Civilization. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1962.

Eliade, Mircea. Zalmoxis, The Vanishing God: Comparative Studies in the Religions and Folklore of Dacia and Eastern Europe. Trans. Willard R. Trask. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1972.

Fine, John VA. The Late Medieval Balkans: A Critical Survey from the Late Twelfth Century to the Ottoman Conquest. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1987.

Fischer-Galați, Stephen. Man, State, and Society in East European History. New York: Praeger Publishers, 1970.

Florescu, Radu and Raymond T. McNally. In Search of Dracula. New York, 1970. Revised Edition: Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1994.

Florescu, Radu R. and Raymond T. McNally. Dracula: A Biography of Vlad the Impaler, 1431-1476. New York: Hawthorn Books, Inc., 1973.

Florescu, Radu R. and Raymond T. McNally. Dracula, Prince of Many Faces: His Life and Times. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1989.

Giurescu, Dinu C. Țara Românească în veacurile XIV-XV. București: Editura științifică, 1973.

Guilmartin, John Francis. Gunpowder and Galleys: Changing Technology and Mediterranean Warfare at Sea in the Sixteenth Century. London, 1974.

Hay, Denys. Europe in the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries. 2nd edition. London and New York, 1989.

Held, Joseph. Hunyadi: Legend and Reality. New York: East European Monographs, Columbia University Press, 1985.

Hilton, Rodney. Bond Men Made Free: Medieval Peasant Movements and the English Rising of 1381. New York: The Viking Press, 1973.

Inalcik, Halil. The Ottoman Empire: The Classical Age, 1300-1600. Trans. Norman Itzkowitz and Colin Imber. New York: Praeger Publishers, 1973.

Kelly, J.N.D. The Oxford Dictionary of Popes. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1986.

Kinross, Lord. The Ottoman Centuries: The Rise and Fall of the Turkish Empire. New York: William Morrow & Co., Inc., 1977.

Kula, Witold. An Economic Theory of the Feudal System: Towards a Model of the Polish Economy, 1500-1800. Trans. Lawrence Garner. London: NLB, 1976.

Ladurie, Emmanuel LeRoy. The Peasants of Languedoc. Trans. John Day. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1974.

Lane, Frederic C. Venice: A Maritime Republic. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1973.

Langer, William L., ed. An Encyclopedia of World History: Ancient, Medieval, and Modern, Chronologically Arranged. Revised edition. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin Co., 1948.

Longworth, Philip. The Making of Eastern Europe. London: The MacMillan Press, 1992.

Mallett, M.E. and J.R. Hale. The Military Organization of a Renaissance State: Venice c. 1400 to 1617. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1984.

McNally, Raymond T. “The Fifteenth Century Manuscript by Kritoboulos of Imbros as an Historical Source for the History of Dracula,” in East European Quarterly, 21:1 (Spring, 1987), pp. 1-13.

McNeil, William H. Venice: The Hinge of Europe, 1081-1797. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1974.

Mehmed, Mustafa Ali. Istoria turcilor. București: Editura științifică și enciclopedică, 1976.

Mijatovich, Chemodil. Constantine, the Last Emperor of the Greeks, or the Conquest of Constantinople by the Turks. London: Sampson, Low, Marston & Co., 1892.

Mitrany, David. The Land and the Peasant in Rumania: The War and Agrarian Reform (1917-21). New Haven: Yale University Press, 1930.

Mosely, Philip E. “The Peasant Family: The Zadruga, or Communal Joint-Family in the Balkans and its Recent Development,” in The Cultural Approach to History. Caroline F. Ware, ed. New York: Columbia University Press, 1940, pp. 95-108.

Moutafchieva, Vera P. Agrarian Relations in the Ottoman Empire in the 15th and 16th Centuries. New York: East European Monographs, Columbia University Press, 1988.

Mureșanu, Camil. John Hunyadi. Iași, 2000.

Mușat, Mircea and Ion Ardeleanu. From Ancient Dacia to Modern Romania. Trans. Andrei Bantaș, et al. București: Editura Științifică și Enciclopedică, 1985.

Nicol, Donald M. The End of the Byzantine Empire. London: Edward Arnold Publishers, Ltd., 1979.

Ostrogorsky, George. History of the Byzantine State. Trans. Joan Hussey. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1957.

Panaitescu, P.P. Mircea cel Bătrân. București: Casa Școalelor, 1944.

Panaitescu, P.P. Înterpretări românești: Studii de istorie economică și socială. 2nd edition. Ștefan S. Gorovei and Magda Magdalena Székely, eds. București: Editura Enciclopedică, 1994.

Parker, Geoffrey. The Military Revolution: Military Innovation and the Rise of the West, 1500-1800. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1988.

Petrovic, Djurdjica. “Fire-arms in the Balkans on the Eve of and After the Ottoman Conquests of the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries,” pp. 164-194, in War, Technology, and Society in the Middle East. VJ. Parry and M.E. Yapp, eds. London: Oxford University Press, 1975.

Pirenne, Henri. Social and Economic History of Medieval Europe. New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc., n.d.

Pitcher, Donald Edgar. An Historical Geography of the Ottoman Empire from the Earliest Times to the end of the Sixteenth Century. Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1972.

Runciman, Steven. The Fall of Constantinople, 1453. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1965.

Sachelarie, Ovid and Nicolae Stoicescu. Instituții feudale din țările române. Dicționar. București: Editura Academiei, 1988.

Savu, Al. Gh. Ștefan cel Mare. Campanii. București: Editura Militară, 1982.

Schevill, Ferdinand. History of the Balkan Peninsula: From the Earliest Times to the Present Day. New York: Frederick Ungar Publishing, 1966.

Seton-Watson, R.W. A History of the Roumanians from Roman Times to the Completion of Unity. Cambridge: At the University Press, 1934.

Setton, Kenneth M., ed. A History of the Crusades, Volume II. The Later Crusades, 1189-1311. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1969.

Setton, Kenneth M., ed. A History of the Crusades, Volume III. The Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1975.

Setton, Kenneth M. The Papacy and the Levant (1204-1571), Volume II: The Fifteenth Century. Philadelphia: The American Philosophical Society, 1978.

Shaw, Stanford J. History of the Ottoman Empire and Modern Turkey, Volume I: The Empire of the Gazis. The Rise and Decline of the Ottoman Empire, 1280-1808. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1976.

Spinka, Matthew. A History of Christianity in the Balkans: A Study in the Spread of Byzantine Culture among the Slavs. Chicago: American Society of Church History, 1933.

Stahl, Henri H. Traditional Romanian Village Communities: The Transition from the Communal to the Capitalist Mode of Production in the Danube Region. Trans. Daniel Chirot and Holley Coulter Chirot. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1980.

Stavrianos, L.S. The Balkans since 1453. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1958.

Ștefănescu, Ștefan. Țara Românească de la Basarab “Întemeietorul” pînă la Mihai Viteazul. București, 1971.

Stoianovich, Traian. A Study in Balkan Civilization. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1967.

Stoicescu, Nicolae. Sfatul domnesc și marii dregători din Țara Românească și Moldova, sec. XIV-XVII. București: Editura Academiei, 1968.

Stoicescu, Nicolae. Dicționar al marilor dregători din Țara Românească și Moldova (sec. XIV-XVII). București: Editura Enciclopedică, 1971.

Stoicescu, Nicolae. Vlad Țepeș: Prince of Wallachia. Bucharest: Editura Academiei, 1978.

Sugar, Peter. A History of East Central Europe, Volume V: Southeastern Europe under Ottoman Rule, 1354-1804. Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 1977.

Treptow, Kurt W. “Distance and Communications in Southeastern Europe, 1593-1612,” in East European Quarterly, 24:4 (Winter, 1990), pp. 475-482.

Treptow, Kurt W., ed. Dracula: Essays on the Life and Times of Vlad Țepeș. New York: East European Monographs, Columbia University Press, 1991.

Treptow, Kurt W. “Aspects of the Campaign of 1462,” in Romanian Civilization, 1:1 (Summer, 1992), pp. 17-27.

Treptow, Kurt W. From Zalmoxis to Jan Palach: Studies in East European History. New York: East European Monographs, Columbia University Press, 1992.

Treptow, Kurt W. “Ștefan cel Mare – Images of a Medieval Hero,” in Romanian Civilization, 1:2 (Fall, 1992), pp. 35-41.

Treptow, Kurt W. Vlad III Dracula: The Life and Times of the Historical Dracula. Iași, Oxford, Portland: Center for Romanian Studies, 2000.

Treptow, Kurt W “Vlad Țepeș – An Enigma of Medieval History,” in Transylvanian Review, 1:1 (Summer, 1992), pp. 18-28.

Treptow, Kurt W, ed. A History of Romania. Iași: The Center for Romanian Studies, 1997.

Treptow, Kurt W “Vlad III Dracula and his Relations with the Boyars and the Church,” pp. 27-40 in Romania, Culture, and Nationalism: A Tribute to Radu Florescu, Anthony R. De Luca and Paul D. Quinlan, eds. New York: East European Monographs, Columbia University Press, 1998.

Treptow, Kurt W, ed. Poems and Prose of Mihai Eminescu, Iași: The Center for Romanian Studies, 2000.

Waterson, James. Dracula’s Wars: Vlad the Impaler and His Rivals. Stroud: The History Press, 2016.

 

 

 

 

 

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