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- University of Ottawa Press 2010; US$ 19.99
In October 1956, a spontaneous uprising took Hungarian Communist authorities by surprise, prompting Soviet authorities to invade the country. After a few days of violent fighting, the revolt was crushed. In the wake of the event, some 200,000 refugees left Hungary, 35,000 of whom made their way to Canada. This would be the first time Canada would... more...
- Lexington Books 2008; US$ 32.99
Imre Nagy, Martyr of the Nation is a study of the ways in which the memory of the martyred Prime Minister and the story of the 1956 Revolution influenced political socialization in Hungary. The study begins with Nagy's 1989 funeral and the role memorialization played in the politics of transition, continuing with a review of the important personages... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 196.00
At the height of the first Cold War in the early 1950s, the Western powers worried that occupied Austria might become 'Europe's Korea' and feared a Communist takeover. The Soviets exploited their occupation zone for maximum reparations. American economic aid guaranteed Austria's survival and economic reconstruction. Their military assistance turned... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 52.95
This book deals with the relationship between Britain and Hungary during the crucial years 1938-1941. In addition to archival research in London and Budapest, mostly about the relations of the governments, Bán's work broadens into political, social, intellectual and cultural history. This is one of its exceptional assets, including materials hitherto... more...
- Wallstein Verlag 2012; US$ 31.96
Hauptbeschreibung Am 19. September 1946 rief Winston Churchill die einstigen Kriegsgegner zu einem "segensreichen Akt des Vergessens" auf. Trotz dieser Forderung gab es unmittelbar nach dem Zweiten Weltkrieg von Seiten der Nationalstaaten große Bemühungen, die Verbrechen der vergangenen Regime zu dokumentieren und zu ahnden. So zunächst auch in Ungarn.... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2006; US$ 64.00
Few political lives have been as dramatic, or as marked by sudden changes of fortune, as that of Janos Kadar, Hungary's communist leader from 1956 to 1988. A reformist who at first supported Imre Nagy's 1956 attempt to distance his country from Soviet domination, Kadar eventually threw in his lot with the Soviet Union and the repression which followed... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 111.00
The relationship of policy to strategy is a central issue in international studies. Using the little-known but highly relevant example of British planning for the occupation in 1945, the book provides a case-study in the practicalities of 'liberating' enemy territory. It looks at the way in which policy was developed and then reconciled with those... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 160.00
Unlike in other countries of Eastern Europe where the opposition to communism came in the form of single mass movements led by charismatic leaders such as Václav Havel and Lech Wa??sa, in Hungary the opposition was very fragmented, brought together and made effective only by the authoritative, significant but relatively unknown Árpád Göncz, who subsequently... more...