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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...

  • Agents of Moscowby Martin Mevius

    Clarendon Press 2005; US$ 194.99 US$ 167.69

    After 1945, state patriotism of communist regimes in Eastern Europe was characterized by the widespread use of national symbols. In communist Hungary the party (MKP) widely celebrated national holidays, national heroes, erected national statues, and employed national street names. Martin Mevius' pioneering study examines the origins of this socialist... 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...

  • Between State and Nationby Myra A. Waterbury

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00

    Why and how do states in Eastern Europe take action on behalf of ethnic kin in neighboring states? Based on a qualitative study of Hungary and its changing relationship to the three million ethnic Hungarians in neighboring states, the book argues that it is not the ties of ethnicity, but the political interests of kin-state elites that drive engagement... more...

  • Britain and the Occupation of Austria,1943-45by Alice Hills

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 122.00

    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...

  • Culture and Customs of Hungaryby Oksana Buranbaeva; Vanja Mladineo

    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...

  • Das Internationale Krisenjahr 1956by Winfried Heinemann; Norbert Wiggershaus

    De Gruyter 1999; US$ 55.94

    Dieser Sammelband mit über dreißig Beiträgen von international renommierten Fachleuten wendet sich in drei Schritten den Ereignissen, den Perzeptionen und den Auswirkungen der Krisen in Polen, Ungarn und Ägypten zu. Vor dem Hintergrund des Ost-West-Konflikts werden die innenpolitischen und gesellschaftlichen wie auch die wirtschaftlichen, bündnispolitischen... more...

  • Die Pfeilkreuzlerbewegung in Ungarnby Margit Szöllösi-Janze

    De Gruyter 1989; US$ 70.00

    Die Pfeilkreuzlerbewegung in Ungarn: Historischer Kontext, Entwicklung und Herrschaft more...

  • Dollfussby Johannes Messner; Dr. Alice von Hildebrand; John Zmirak

    IHS Press 2003; US$ 12.95

    Introduced in this book is Englebert Dollfuss, the Austrian hero who plotted a course for Austria against Nazism, against Socialism, and against unbridled capitalism until his assassination by the Nazis in 1934. This is the story of the Austrian chancellor who attempted to act as a moral force to bring a divided, bankrupt, and bitter Europe to its... 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...