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  • The 1956 Hungarian Revolutionby Christopher Adam; Tibor Egervari; Leslie Laczko; Judy Young

    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...

  • Fabricating Authenticity in Soviet Hungaryby Péter Apor

    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...

  • Imre Nagy, Martyr of the Nationby Karl P. Benziger

    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...

  • Austria in the First Cold War, 1945-55by Dr Gunter Bischof

    Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 208.00

    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...

  • Culture and Customs of Hungaryby Oksana Buranbaeva; Vanja Mladineo

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 50.00

    This book provides a one-stop introduction to the history, culture, and personalities of Hungary, a fascinating country located at the heart of Europe and born at the crossroads of civilizations. more...

  • Polemical Austriaby Anthony Bushell

    University of Wales Press 2013; US$ 120.00

    This book maps the remarkable story of Austria’s transition from Empire to modern Republic, and the language that reflects that violent history within Europe’s own turbulent past. more...

  • Hungarian-British Diplomacy 1938-1941by András D. Bán

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 59.95

    This book deals with the relationship of Britain and Hungary during the crucial years 1938-1941. In addition to archival research in London and Budapest, Bán's work broadens into political, social, intellectual and cultural history. more...

  • Hungary 1956by Terry Cox

    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...

  • The Hungariansby Jefferson Decker; Paul Lendvai

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 37.50

    The Hungarians is the most comprehensive, clear-sighted, and absorbing history ever of a legendarily proud and passionate but lonely people. Much of Europe once knew them as "child-devouring cannibals" and "bloodthirsty Huns." But it wasn't long before the Hungarians became steadfast defenders of the Christian West and fought heroic freedom struggles... more...

  • Nach Krieg und Judenmordby Regina Fritz

    Wallstein Verlag 2012; US$ 32.66

    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...