A Concise History of Hungary

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Cambridge University Press, Apr 30, 2001 - History - 370 pages
7 Reviews
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 which became a great power in the region and then fought against--and was invaded by--Ottomans, Germans and Soviets. The Hungarian people preserved nevertheless a continuous individuality through its Ural-born language and a specifically Hungaro-European culture. Free and independent since 1990, Hungary continues to seek its rightful position in Europe.
  

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Review: A Concise History of Hungary (Cambridge Concise Histories)

User Review  - Paul Haspel - Goodreads

In A Concise History of Hungary, Miklós Molnár provides what the book's title promises: a setting forth of Hungary's complex and often tragic history within the relatively manageable scope of 356 ... Read full review

Review: A Concise History of Hungary (Cambridge Concise Histories)

User Review  - Smh624 - Goodreads

Worth reading if you have a strong attachment to Hungary (my mother-in-law immigrated to the US from Hungary), but not easy to read. I learned a lot, but like other reviewers, I think a Hungarian ... Read full review

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Contents

FROM THE BEGINNING UNTIL 1301
1
GRANDUER AND DECLINE FROM THE ANGEVIN KINGS TO THE BATTLE OF MOHÁCS 13011526
41
A COUNTRY UNDER THREE CROWNS 15261711
87
VIENNA AND HUNGARY ABSOLUTISM REFORMS REVOLUTION 171118489
139
RUPTURE COMPROMISE AND THE DUAL MONARCHY 18491919
201
BETWEEN THE WARS
250
UNDER SOVIET DOMINATION 19451990
295
1990 A NEW DEPARTURE
338
Bibliographical notes
356
Index
357
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