A Concise History of Hungary

A Concise History of Hungary

by Miklos Molnar, Anna Magyar
     
 

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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

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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
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents

Chronology; 1. From the beginnings to 1301; 2. Grandeur and decline: from the Anjou kings to the battle of Mohàcs, 1301–1526; 3. A country under three crowns, 1526–1711; 4. Vienna and Hungary: absolutism, reforms, revolution, 1711–1848; 5. Rupture, compromise and dual monarchy, 1849–1919; 6. Between the two wars; 7. Under Soviet domination, 1949–90; 8. 1990, a new departure; Bibliography; Index.

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