A History of Hungary

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Indiana University Press, 1994 - History - 432 pages

"[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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Contents

Hungary before the Hungarian Conquest
1
The Hungarians Prehistory Their Conquest
8
The Foundation of the Hungarian Christian State
15
Transformation into a Westerntype State 11961301
23
The Age of the Angevines 13011382
34
The Late Medieval Period 13821526
54
The Early Ottoman Period Including Royal Hungary
83
The Later Ottoman Period and Royal Hungary
100
Hungary and the Dual Monarchy 18671890
252
Hungary through World War I and the End of
267
Revolution Counterrevolution Consolidation
295
The Early Interwar Years 19211938
319
The Late Interwar Years and World War II
339
The Hungarian Economy in the Interwar Years
356
From Liberation to Revolution 19451956
368
Contemporary Hungary 19561984
384

The Principality of Transylvania
121
Cooperation and Confrontation between Rulers
138
The Age of Royal Absolutism 17901848
174
The Age of Neoabsolutism 18491867
235
Epilogue 19851990
401
CONTRIBUTORS
416
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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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