9/ 2008

“C.S.Nicolăescu-Plopsor” Institute for Studies in Social Sciences and Humanities, Craiova Yearbook IX/2008
CONTENTS

HABITAT, DEMOGRAPHICAL POLITICS AND ECONOMIC DYNAMIC p. 5
Dinică Ciobotea, Ileana Cioarec, Social, Economical Transformations in the Settlements on the Romanian bank of Danube at the beginning of the IVth decade of the XIXth century p. 5
Anca Ceauşescu, Contributions to the history of the Rural settlements in Plain of Băileşti p. 17
Costela Iordache, Deodemographical considerations upon Vâlcea county p. 27

POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC INSTITUTIONS p. 41
Georgeta Ghionea, Gabriel Croitoru, Aspects regarding the Urban Banks of the Gorj county between 1899-1948 p. 41
Diana-Mihaela Păunoiu, Florin Nacu, Reorganization of the Liberal Political Club in Craiova: the Status of the National Liberal Club from Dolj district (1918) p. 55
Cezar Avram, Roxana Radu, Similitudes and differences between the postwar „popular democracies” p. 65

MODERN CONSTRUCTION OF SOCIETY: PRINCIPLES, ACTORS, IDEAS p. 89
Teodor Sâmbrian, Marin Sâmbrian-Toma, The Romanian legislation in the 18th -19th Centuries regarding the Juridical Capacity of Persons, depending on Religious Affiliation, with a special focalisation upon the Constitution of 1866 p. 89
Angela-Ramona Dumitru, Laura Sava, The Legislative Power in the Romanian Principalities in the middle of the 19th century p. 103
Narcisa Mitu, The Legislation about the Domain of the Royal Crown p. 113
Andrei Florin Sora, The civil servants in the Romanian Principalities- second half of the 19th Century p. 127
Florin Gheorghe Ghețău, The Neutrality–Common Element in the Romanian-Italian Relationships (August 1914 – May 1915) p. 147
Ion-Viorel Matei, Economical Thinking – a Link between Romania and European Union at the Economical Level p. 157

REPRESENTATIONS OF THE PAST AND CULTURAL MEMORY p. 165
Oana-Andreia Sâmbrian Toma, “Aşte ispanii ce sunt fără numai gotthi”: Spain’s image at Dimitrie Cantemir p. 165
Aurelia Vasile, The Classical Antiquity in the Romanian Cinema Ancient Rome: a Precious Enemy p. 177
Silviu-Gabriel Lohon, The State as Author. „Right” and „left” in the first Years of the Sovietic Plastic Art (1917-1919) p. 187
Marius Florin Draşovean, Ceauşescu or why to Forget when you can Remember? About the Success of a Communist Brand still successful solding in Romania p. 197

REINTERPRETATING THE TRADITION: CROSSWORD PERSPECTIVES p. 207
Constantin Mihai, The Functions of the Symbolic Imaginative p. 207
Gabriela Boangiu, Youth without Old Age or about Relationship and Immortality in the Romanian Fairy-Tale p. 217
Lidia Trăuşan-Matu, Modern Elements in the Romanian Medical Literature-first half of the 19th Century p. 225
Loredana Ilin Grozoiu, The Intersection of the Popular Tradition with the Religious one in the Context of the Christmas Customs from Mehedinți district p. 237
Gabriela Rusu Păsărin, Soresciana. From Exorcism to the „Descântotecă” p. 247
Adriana Neacşu, Marin Sorescu – a perspective on Human Condition p. 255
Mihaela Marcu, Grammars written in Romanian between 1757-1828 p. 265
Alexandra Iorgulescu, The Ancient Myth – Permanent Cultural Temptation p. 279

CONTEMPORARY FAMILY: SOCIOLOGICAL AND ONOMASTICS DIMENSIONS
Iustina Burci, Contemporary Family Name with Slave formants p. 285
Rodica Țugui, New and Old in the „Approach” of the Familial Group (an Analysis from the Perspective of the Family’s Sociology) p. 295
Ileana Roman, Monoparental family – a New Type of Family p. 307

THE CULTURAL IDENTITIES OF THE ONESELF p. 319
Ion Militaru, The heteronomies of love – the ontology of the dangerous connections p. 319
Jacques Poirier, Nedjma by Kateb Yacine or the found community p. 335
Claude-Gilbert Dubois, Enveloping and self Developing in the writing of „Mémoire” p. 349

LEGISLATIVE FRAMEWORK: ACTUALITY AND CHANGE p. 359
Nicolae Grădinaru, The Legal Age for Marriage p. 359
Alexandra Elena Ilinca, Camelia Mihaela Bobaşu, Short Considerations about the Imprevision in the Comparative Law p. 365
Gheorghe Costache, The foundation of the European Citizenship. The Rights of the European Citizens p. 373
Lucian Săuleanu, Alina Dodocioiu, The Specificity of the Banking Contracts p. 381
Lucian Săuleanu, Lavinia Elena Smarandache, Considerations on the New Juridical Regime of the National Banking System p. 391

DEBATES p. 397
Osvaldo Sacchi, The Roman and Clasic law. Considerations on behalf of an Interdisciplinary Debate (I) p. 397
Michel Maffesoli, Cybercultures p. 413

BOOK REVIEWS AND BIBLIOGRAPHICAL NOTES p. 423
Cezar Avram, Roxana Radu, Contemporary political regimes: democracies, Craiova, Editura Aius, 2007, 322p. (Loredana Ilin Grozoiu) p. 423
Cristian Sandache, Europe of dictatorships and the origins of the Romanian Soviet War, Bucureşti, Editura Militară, 2007, 360p. (Florin Gh. Gheţău) p. 425
Marusia Cârstea, Gheorghe Buzatu, Europe in the balance of forces 1919-1939, Bucureşti, Editura Mica Valahie, 2007, 599p. (Georgeta Ghionea) p. 426
Silviu-Gabriel Lohon, The „art” of being image. Dimensions of the portrait art during Ceauşescu’s communism, Craiova, Editura Universitaria, 2007, 129p. + 21 (b) fig. (scientific reviewers: Prof. Lucian Boia, researcher Ion Militaru) (Diana Păunoiu) p. 428
Clément Thibaud, Republic in arms. The armies of Bolivar in the independence wars of Venezuela and Columbia, Presses Universitaires de Rennes, 2006, 427p. (Nicolae Mihai) p. 429
Mihai Vladimirescu, A history of a Jew Bible, foreword by Adrian Schenker, Iaşi, Polirom, 2006, 223p. (Nicolae Mihai) p. 430
Sorin Oane, The History of Vâlcea county 1948-1965. Case study, Rm.Vâlcea, Editura Conphys, 2007 (Silviu-Gabriel Lohon) p. 430
Marian Munteanu, The detention folklore – the forms of depriving of freedom in the popular literature. Study, typology, texts anthology and glossary, Bucureşti, Editura Valahia, Colecția Rânduiala, 2008, CCV + 1151p. (Gabriela Boangiu) p. 432
Claude-Gilbert Dubois, Western’s mythologies. The religious bases of the western culture, Paris, Ellipses, 2007, 522p. (Constantin Mihai) p. 435
Michel Pastoureau, The Bear. The history of a debased king, Chişinău, Cartier, 2007 (Marin Sâmbrian Toma) p. 436
Vibha Maurya, Ignacio Arellano (editors), Cervantes and Don Quixote. Proceedings of the Delhi Conference on Miguel de Cervantes, Hyderabad, Emesco Books, 2008, 463 p. (Oana Andreia Sâmbrian-Toma) p. 440

SCIENTIFIC CHRONICLE p. 445
The 8th International Congress of The Golden Age International Association (AISO) Santiago de Compostela (Spain), 7th -11th of July 2008 (Oana Andreia Sâmbrian-Toma) p. 445