Hungary's Historical Legacy - Essays in Honour of Professor Steven Bela Vardy

Hungary's Historical Legacy - Essays in Honour of Professor Steven Bela Vardy

By: R. William Weisberger (author), Dennis Hupchick (author)Hardback

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This book contains 19 studies by leading experts in the field of Hungarian political, cultural, economic, and literary history to honor Steven Bela Vardy, 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.

About 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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  • ISBN13: 9780880334525
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 314
  • ID: 9780880334525
  • weight: 506
  • ISBN10: 0880334525

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