Reflections of Twentieth Century Hungary: A Hungarian Magnate's View

Reflections of Twentieth Century Hungary: A Hungarian Magnate's View

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780880336147
Publisher: East European Monographs
Publication date: 02/05/2008
Series: Chsp Hungarian Studies
Pages: 300
Product dimensions: 5.94(w) x 8.73(h) x 1.05(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Baron Móric Kornfeld (1882-1967) was a Hungarian industrialist, philanthropist, and intellectual.

Ágnes Szechenyi is a professor at Lorand Eotvos University.

Table of Contents

Preface     ix
Introduction   Agnes Szechenyi     1
Industrial Magnate, Maecenas, and Philosopher: Moric Kornfeld (1882-1967)     1
Zsigmond Kornfeld     1
Economic Developments     10
Manfred Weiss and Hungarian Industry     12
On the Way to Becoming a Hungarian     14
Moric Kornfeld     19
The Nyugat     23
Marriage with Marianne Weiss     32
The Upheavals Caused by the Revolutions     35
The Maecenas     36
Conversion to Catholicism     40
The Actor behind the Scenes     43
Ireg     47
Birth of the Magyar Nemzet     54
Escape     57
The Losses     63
In Emigration     65
Notes     68
Articles and Essays     95
Government Intervention     97
Comments on the Ordinance Limiting the Increase of Capitalization     97
Note     103
The Increasing Powers of the State     105
Notes     114
National Economic Policy     115
Notes     121
Concerning Landed Estate Policies     123
Population Growth     124
Problems of Production     127
The Social Obligations of the Large Estates     128
Notes     132
Two Paths     135
The German Path     137
The Danubian Path     139
Notes     143
The History of ten Weeks in 1944     145
Budapest-Oberlanzendorf-Mauthausen     145
Notes     185
From Trianon to Trianon     191
Hungarian Society in 1918     191
Revolution and Counterrevolution     204
The Revolution     204
The Counterrevolution     214
Trianon     225
The Leaders     239
The Statesman     239
The Adventurer     250
The Possessed     261
The Consequences     282
Notes     296
Documents     305
Letters     307
Moric Kornfeld to Ferenc Keresztes-Fischer     307
Notes     310
Moric Kornfeld to Andras Frey     311
Notes     314
Autobiographical Fragments     317
Notes     338
Appendix      339
Franz von Papen's Response to "Two Paths"     341
Notes     345
Personal Recollections   Thomas J. DeKornfeld     347
Photographs     363
Index     381
About the Authors     393
Books Published by CHSP     395

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