A History of Hungary

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"[A] weighty, erudite, but readily accessible general history of Hungary." —Library Journal

"An outstanding collection that is sure to become a standard work." —Choice

This unique collaboration of historians from Hungary, the United States, Canada, and Western Europe makes available to readers of English the best scholarship on the political, economic, social, and cultural development of Hungary from the prehistory of the Carpathian Basin and the origin of the Hungarian people through the transformation of communist Hungary into a multiparty republic in 1989. conceived as a comprehensive survey and reference work for students, teachers, and general readers, A History of Hungary is organized into chronological chapters, each written by the leading authority on that period.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780253208675
  • Publisher: Indiana University Press
  • Publication date: 11/22/1990
  • Edition description: REPRINT
  • Pages: 448
  • Product dimensions: 6.12 (w) x 9.25 (h) x 0.97 (d)

Meet the Author

PETER F. SUGAR is Professor Emeritus of History and International Studies at the University of Washington. PÉTER HANÁK is Senior Research Advisor at the Institute of History of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. TIBOR FRANK is Associate Professor of History at Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest.

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Table of Contents



I. Hungary before the Hungarian Conquest
Laszlo Makkai
II. The Hungarians’ Prehistory, Their Conquest of Hungary, and Their Raids to the West to 955
Laszlo Makkai
III. The Foundation of the Hungarian Christian State, 950-1196
Laszlo Makkai
IV. Transformation into a Western-type State, 1196-1301
Laszlo Makkai
V. The Age of the Angevines, 1301-1382
Pal Engel
VI. The Late Medieval Period, 1382-1526
Janos Bak
VII. The Early Ottoman Period, Including Royal Hungary, 1526-1606
Ferenc Szakaly
VIII. The Later Ottoman Period and Royal Hungary, 1606-1711
Katalin Peter
IX. The Principality of Transylvania
Peter F. Sugar
X. Cooperation and Confrontation between Rulers and the Noble Estates, 1711-1790
Horst Haselsteiner
XI. The Age of Royal Absolutism, 1790-1848
George Barany
XII. The Revolution and the War of Independence, 1848-1849
Istvan Deak
XIII. The Age of Neoabsolutism, 1849-1867
Eva Somogyi
XIV. Hungary and the Dual Monarchy, 1867-1890
Tibor Frank
XV. Hungary through World War I and the End of the Dual Monarchy
Geza Jeszenszky
XVI. Revolution, Counterrevolution, Consolidation
Part I by Tibor Hajdu; Part II by Zsuzsa L. Nagy
XVII. The Early Interwar Years, 1921-1938
Maria Ormos
XVIII. The Late Interwar Years and World War II
Lorand Tilkovszky
XIX. The Hungarian Economy in the Interwar Years
Gyorgy Ranki
XX. From Liberation to Revolution, 1945-1956
XXI. Contemporary Hungary, 1956-1984
Ivan T. Berend

Epilogue, 1985-1990
George Barany

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Illustrations follow Chapter X.

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