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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...
- Anthem Press 2014; US$ 99.00
This book explores the memory of the First Hungarian Soviet Republic of 1919, which proved crucial for communist Hungarian political culture throughout the twentieth century. Apor takes an innovative approach to understudied aspects of European memory cultures, focusing particularly on how a dictatorship remembers and the concept of authenticity. more...
- Lexington Books 2008; US$ 39.99
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$ 219.00
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...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 55.00
Hungary today is most certainly a Central European nation in terms of a modern geopolitical and cultural understanding of Europe. Additionally, it has occupied a central position in the constellation of European kingdoms for centuries. The story of Hungary is about a country at the heart of Europe, geographically as well as culturally, and of a people... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 59.95
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95
This collection of new articles offers a retrospective view of the events of the 1956 revolution in Hungary, the consequences they have had for Hungary's political development since, and the significance of 1956 in current Hungarian politics. Different articles draw on the findings of various kinds of research, including work in documentary and archival... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2006; US$ 14.95
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...
- De Gruyter 2000; US$ 52.81
Beendigung des willkürlichen Massenterrors war. Hinzu kam eine Wirtschaftskrise, die ökonomische und gesellschaftliche Reformen notwendig machte. Es galt, die Lebensmittelversorgung der Bevölkerung zu verbessern, das Los der Bauern zu erleichtern und das mit dem Aufstieg zur Weltmacht verbundene Primat der Schwer- und Rüstungsindustrie zu relativieren,... more...