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Product Details

  • Paperback: 448 pages
  • Publisher: Indiana University Press (November 22, 1990)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 025320867X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0253208675
  • Product Dimensions: 0.9 x 6.1 x 9.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,500,216 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Twenty eminent and sober historians (14 Hungarian, four American, one Canadian, one Austrian) have contributed their scholarship to this weighty, erudite, but readily accessible general history of Hungary. The volume has been carefully edited "in accordance with specified uniform guidelines" to avoid the disjuncture sometimes achieved by collections of essays, and the result is a successful introductory history aimed at collegiate undergraduates and better-informed or interested general readers. Chronology of coverage extends deep beyond Jorg Hoensch's History of Modern Hungary: 1867-1986 ( LJ 10/1/88), and the analyses coordinate nicely the political, military, social, and economic components of Hungary's long and colorful history. A helpful bibliography of reasonable proportions includes many English citations.
- James B. Street, Santa Cruz P.L., Cal.
Copyright 1990 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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"... weighty, erudite, but readily accessible general history of Hungary." Library Journal "It presents in clear, straightforward manner an up-to-date history that is abreast of the best current scholarship... An outstanding collection that is sure to become a standard work." Choice " ... it should immediately become the English language source on Hungary ..." Journal of Modern History " ... an excellent survey of Hungarian history ... a pleasure to read." Modern Greek Studies Yearbook

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27 of 31 people found the following review helpful By Grant Szabo on November 21, 1999
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As a 1st generation Hungarian American, I wanted to learn more about my history. This book gave me an excellent in depth overview of the tumultuous history of this often overlooked nation.
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18 of 21 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on April 21, 1999
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This is the finest single-volume history of Hungary in the English language. Highly recommended work, by one of the most incisive historians of central and south-eastern Europe around.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By J. Farkas on October 30, 2013
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For my purposes it was just ok. I was hoping for more pre-history and migratory origins of Hungarians than this more modern book included. But it was cheap and I got some info.
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9 of 15 people found the following review helpful By andrew bardos on May 24, 2001
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This book, written during the communist era, mostly by people in high positions in that regime and their American fellow travelers, reflects that perspective. It is multicultural and politically correct.
Just one example of their sinister multicultural views. They talk about the six NATIONS that make up Hungary and complain about "Hungarian ambitions of hegemony," ignoring the history of how these minorities were allowed to settle in the country.
A great disappointment!
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