A Concise History of Hungary

A Concise History of Hungary

by Miklos Molnar
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521661420

ISBN-13: 9780521661423

Pub. Date: 05/28/2011

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book offers a comprehensive thousand-year history of the land, people, society, culture and economy of Hungary, from its nebulous origins in the Ural Mountains to the 1988 elections. It tells above all the thrilling story of a people who became a great power in the region and then fought against--and were invaded by--Ottomans, Germans and Soviets. The Hungarian…  See more details below

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This book offers a comprehensive thousand-year history of the land, people, society, culture and economy of Hungary, from its nebulous origins in the Ural Mountains to the 1988 elections. It tells above all the thrilling story of a people who became a great power in the region and then fought against--and were invaded by--Ottomans, Germans and Soviets. The Hungarian people preserved nevertheless a continuous individuality through their Ural-born language and a specifically Hungaro-European culture.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521661423
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/28/2011
Series:
Cambridge Concise Histories Series
Pages:
390
Sales rank:
1,069,016
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations
Acknowledgements
Chronology
1From the Beginnings Until 13011
2Grandeur and Decline: From the Angevin Kings to the Battle of Mohacs, 1301-152641
3A Country Under Three Crowns, 1526-171187
4Vienna and Hungary: Absolutism, Reforms, Revolution, 1711-1848/9139
5Rupture, Compromise and the Dual Monarchy, 1849-1919201
6Between the Wars250
7Under Soviet Domination, 1945-1990295
81990, a New Departure338
Bibliographical notes356
Index357

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