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Because the fall of the Ceausescu regime, Romanian politics were haunted through unresolved problems with the prior. Irina Livezeanu examines a severe bankruptcy in japanese ecu history-the trajectory of the competitive nationalism that ruled Romania among the realm wars.
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Walter Kaufmann (New York, 1969), 15-23, 77-78. 17 "Nietzsche, Genealogy, History," in Michel Foucault, Language, Counter-Memory, Practice: Selected Essays and Interviews, trans. Donald F. Bouchard and Sherry Simon (Ithaca, 1977). 18 Maclntyre argues that Foucault consistently denied any "fundamental sets or structures" that create explanation or understanding (Rival Versions, p. 52), whereas Gary Gutting says Foucault never was explicit (see his Michel Foucault's Archaeology of Scientific Reason [New York, 1989]).
Cumings also criticizes the field's general reluctance to apply theory to the study of American foreign relations. He places some of the blame for this trend on the "gate keepers" of the field, such as Gaddis and Leffler. Although Gaddis once celebrated the value of "lumping,"13 which involves theorizing, he and Leffler 11 Warren F. Kimball, "Response to John Lewis Gaddis, 'The Emerging Post-Revisionist Synthesis on the Origins of the Cold War,'" Diplomatic History 7 (Summer 1983): 198-200. Quote on p.
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