A History of Hungary
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. Peter F. Sugar is Professor Emeritus of History and International Studies at the University of Washington. Peter Hanak is Senior Research Advisor at the Institute of History of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. Tibor Frank is Associate Professor of History at Eotvos Lorand University in Budapest.
- Paperback | 448 pages
- 157.48 x 233.68 x 25.4mm | 612.35g
- 01 Aug 1994
- Indiana University Press
- Bloomington, IN, United States
- 30 b&w photographs
About Peter F. Sugar
PETER F. SUGAR is Professor Emeritus of History and International Studies at the University of Washington. PETER HANAK is Senior Research Advisor at the Institute of History of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. TIBOR FRANK is Associate Professor of History at Eotvos Lorand University in Budapest."
"... weighty, erudite, but readily accessible general history of Hungary." Library Journal "It presents in clear, straightforward manner an up-to-date history that is abreast of the best current scholarship... An outstanding collection that is sure to become a standard work." Choice " ... it should immediately become the English language source on Hungary ..." Journal of Modern History " ... an excellent survey of Hungarian history ... a pleasure to read." Modern Greek Studies Yearbook
Table of contents
Preface; Introduction I.Hungary before the Hungarian Conquest / Laszlo Makkai; II. The Hungarians' Prehistory, Their Conquest of Hungary, and Their Raids to the West to 955 / Laszlo Makkai; III. The Foundation of the Hungarian Christian State, 950-1196 / Laszlo Makkai; IV. Transformation into a Western-type State, 1196-1301 / Laszlo Makkai; V. The Age of the Angevines, 1301-1382 / Pal Engel; VI. The Late Medieval Period, 1382-1526 / Janos Bak; VII. The Early Ottoman Period, Including Royal Hungary, 1526-1606 / Ferenc Szakaly; VIII. The Later Ottoman Period and Royal Hungary, 1606-1711 / Katalin Peter; IX. The Principality of Transylvania / Peter F. Sugar; X. Cooperation and Confrontation between Rulers and the Noble Estates, 1711-1790 / Horst Haselsteiner; XI. The Age of Royal Absolutism, 1790-1848 / George Barany; XII. The Revolution and the War of Independence, 1848-1849 / Istvan Deak; XIII. The Age of Neoabsolutism, 1849-1867 / Eva Somogyi; XIV. Hungary and the Dual Monarchy, 1867-1890 / Tibor Frank; XV. Hungary through World War I and the End of the Dual Monarchy / Geza Jeszenszky; XVI. Revolution, Counterrevolution, Consolidation / Part I by Tibor Hajdu; Part II by Zsuzsa L. Nagy; XVII. The Early Interwar Years, 1921-1938 / Maria Ormos; XVIII. The Late Interwar Years and World War II / Lorand Tilkovszky; XIX. The Hungarian Economy in the Interwar Years / Gyorgy Ranki; XX. From Liberation to Revolution, 1945-1956; XXI. Contemporary Hungary, 1956-1984 / Ivan T. Berend; Epilogue, 1985-1990 / George Barany Some Suggested Additional Readings; Contributors; Index; Illustrations follow Chapter X