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  • Ungarn 1956by

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 49.99

    Die blutige Niederschlagung des ungarischen Volksaufstands vom Herbst 1956 machte deutlich, dass die Sowjetunion nicht bereit war, ihre politische und ideologische Vormachtstellung in Ostmitteleuropa relativieren oder gar in Frage stellen zu lassen. Dieser Anspruch blieb für lange Zeit der wesentliche Grundpfeiler des Verhältnisses zu den "Bruderländern".... more...

  • 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$ 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...

  • Costumbres húngarasby José María Blanco White

    Linkgua 2014; US$ 1.00

    José María Blanco White  was a masterful, canonical voice in Cadiz and Seville as well as a member of the Academia de Letras Humanas. He left Spain for England in 1810, where he resumed his studies of English, his second language, and Greek. He was a professor at the University of Oxford and wrote literary criticisms in English and Spanish that were... more...

  • Culture and Customs of Hungaryby Oksana Buranbaeva; Vanja Mladineo

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 55.00

    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 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...

  • 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...