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Realm of St Stephen: A History of Medieval Hungary, 895-1526

Realm of St Stephen: A History of Medieval Hungary, 895-1526

by Pal Engel
     
 

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This is a comprehensive textbook on the historiography of medieval Eastern and Central Europe. It traces the medieval kingdom of Hungary - which covered the vast territory of the Carpathian basin - from the conquest by the Magyar tribes in 895 until defeat by the ottomans at the battle of Mohacs in 1526.

The book is divided into two broad periods: the

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This is a comprehensive textbook on the historiography of medieval Eastern and Central Europe. It traces the medieval kingdom of Hungary - which covered the vast territory of the Carpathian basin - from the conquest by the Magyar tribes in 895 until defeat by the ottomans at the battle of Mohacs in 1526.

The book is divided into two broad periods: the ""national"" Magyar kings of the Arpadian dynasty who had ruled from 895 were replaced in 1301 by rulers from a number of European dynasties, culminating in the radical changes to political and social structures of the 13th century.

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Warning that readers from the region who have strong national feeling will find little comfort here, Engel (Medieval history, Hungarian Academy of Sciences) writes specifically for non- Hungarian readers interested in what happened in the Carpathian basin during the Middle Ages. Indeed Ayton (history, U. of Hull) asked him to produce the work for English students. No information is provided about P<'a>losfalvi. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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""...this superb volume makes a major contribution to the historiography of medieval central and east European history."" --Choice

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781850439776
Publisher:
I. B.Tauris & Company, Limited
Publication date:
07/22/2005
Series:
International Library of Historical Studies Series, #19
Pages:
452
Product dimensions:
6.16(w) x 9.66(h) x 1.36(d)

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Meet the Author

The late Pál Engel (1938-2001) was head of the Medieval Department at the Institute of History, Hungarian Academy of Sciences in Budapest. Andrew Ayton is Senior Lecturer in Medieval History at the University of Hull.

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