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- 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...
- 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$ 32.99
Drawing upon the work of Janos M. Rainer, Nagy's biographer, and other Hungarian scholars, Benziger guides readers through the tumultuous days of revolution (October 23- November 4, 1956), a period that witnessed Nagy's second prime ministry and his evergreater awareness that the New Course was no longer enough.... 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...
- 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...
- Wallstein Verlag 2012; US$ 25.58
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...