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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

    Oxford University Press, UK 2005; US$ 175.00

    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...

  • Anno 1683 - Die Türken vor Wienby Johannes Sachslehner

    Verlagsgruppe Styria 2013; US$ 10.31

    Anno domini 1683: Großwesir Kara Mustafa, von Ehrgeiz zerfressen, wagt das große Kriegs- Abenteuer: den Angriff auf Wien, die Residenzstadt des Giaurenkönigs, den ?Goldenen Apfel? osmanischer Eroberungsträume. Ein Unternehmen, das Tod und Zerstörung über den Osten des Habsburgerreichs bringt, das Hunderttausende Menschen ins Unglück stürzt und dessen... 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...

  • The Austrian Resistanceby Wolfgang Neugebauer; John Nicholson; Eric Canepa

    Edition Steinbauer 2014; US$ 20.74

    This is the English translation of Neugebauer's acclaimed Der österreichische Widerstand 1938-1945, which the author has enlarged and thoroughly revised to reflect recent research findings. In the ?Anschluss' of March 1938 Austria was annexed by Hitlerite Germany. While many Austrians were involved in the National Socialist regime and its crimes against... more...

  • Between State and Nationby Myra A. Waterbury

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 100.00

    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...

  • Bildungsreform und geistliches Ordenswesen im Ungarn der Aufklärungby Julia Riedel

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 88.66

    Der Piaristenorden gehörte im 18. Jahrhundert zu den am weitesten verbreiteten Lehrorden in der Habsburgermonarchie. Die Aufhebung des Jesuitenordens im Jahr 1773, in deren Folge der Piaristenorden mit der Übernahme einiger ehemaliger Jesuitengymnasien an Bedeutung gewann, schuf die Voraussetzungen für umfassende Reformen im Bildungsbereich. Damit... more...

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

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 117.00

    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$ 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...

  • DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Hungaryby Craig Turp

    DK Publishing 2013; US$ 25.00

    Now available in PDF format. DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Hungary is your indispensable guide to this beautiful country. The fully updated guide includes unique cutaways, floor plans and reconstructions of the must-see sights, plus street-by-street maps of cities and towns. DK's insider travel tips and essential local information will... more...