Hungary's Historical Legacy: Essays in Honor of Steven Bela Vardy

Hungary's Historical Legacy: Essays in Honor of Steven Bela Vardy

by Dennis P. Hupchick
     
 

This book contains 19 studies by leading experts in the field of Hungarian political, cultural, economic, and literary history to honor Steven Béla Várdy, America's leading historiographer of Hungary and an internationally renowned scholar of Hungarian immigration studies. Topics include an overview of democracy's traditions in Hungarian history by

Overview

This book contains 19 studies by leading experts in the field of Hungarian political, cultural, economic, and literary history to honor Steven Béla Várdy, America's leading historiographer of Hungary and an internationally renowned scholar of Hungarian immigration studies. Topics include an overview of democracy's traditions in Hungarian history by Joseph Held, analyses of medieval legal history, the 18th and 19th century reform movements, 19th-century national issues, historiographical examinations of Trianon and the ZIPs region of Upper Hungary, the legacy of Oscar Jaszi, Transylvania in Soviet plans during World War II, peasant education before the war, U.S.-Hungarian cold war relations, the 1956 Hungarian Revolution and its assorted aspects in America, to linguistic and literary problems.

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Nineteen scholars of Hungarian political, cultural, economic, demographic, literary, and linguistic history contributed essays in honor of V<'a>rdy (Duquesne U.), a leading historiographer of Hungary. Chapters address topics such as the Trianon Treaty and its impact on the Hungarian psyche; Hungarian immigration and demography; US- Hungarian cold war relations; the pre-reform and reform periods of the 18th and 19th centuries; and the 1956 revolution and its aftermath. The collection includes a list of V<'a>rdy's publications, a survey of his academic contributions, and letters of tribute from colleagues and family members. Indexes proper names only. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780880334525
Publisher:
East European Monographs
Publication date:
03/23/2000
Series:
East European Monographs Ser.
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.81(h) x 0.93(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Meet the Author

Dennis P. Hupchick is associate professor of history at Wilkes University.

R. William Weisberger is professor of history and sociology at Butler County Community College.

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