„Tovărăşia” (1906-1911) – periodical with co-operative profile of Romanians from Transylvania Cover Image

„Tovărăşia" (1906-1911) - periodic de profil cooperatist al românilor transilvăneni
„Tovărăşia” (1906-1911) – periodical with co-operative profile of Romanians from Transylvania

Author(s): Vasile Dobrescu
Subject(s): History
Published by: Muzeul Naţional de Istorie a Moldovei
Keywords: Transylvania; Romanians; periodical newspaper; “Tovărăşia”

Summary/Abstract: The appearance and the role of „Tovărăşia” periodical, at the beginning of the 20th Century inscribes into the context of the growing concern for promoting and implementing the ideas and principles of universal cooperations into the Romanian society from Transylvania, especially in the rural economic space.Edited and mostly done by the economist Vasile C. Osvada, one of greatest and representative figures of the Romanian co-operative movement and action from Transylvania, „Tovărăşia” periodical imposed itself as one of the most representative co-operative periodicals, succeeding through its articles to evolve an efficient and extended co- operative propaganda, to permanently guide the establishment of different co-operative units, to give information and news about different areas of economic and social life in Transylvania.Through the materials’ content, „Tovărăşia” periodical meant a lot more than a mood and debates about viable economic opinions and solutions for the Romanian society, being a real laboratory where the ideas of a co-operative original economic literature got a form, underlining the Romanian specialists’ contribution to develop and materialize the universal co-operative movement, and especially from the Romanian space.Therefore, the periodical was one of the most active and important factors of Romanian co-operativism at the beginning of the 20th Century, seen as one of the most efficient and dynamical vectors in the modernization and edification process of economic structures in the Romanian national area from Transylvania.

  • Issue Year: I/2007
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 259-266
  • Page Count: 8
  • Language: Romanian