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Hungary 1956 : Forty Years On - Terry Cox

Hungary 1956

Forty Years On

By: Terry Cox (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1st October 1997
ISBN: 9780714647661
Number Of Pages: 168

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This collection of new articles offers a retrospective view of the events of the 1956 revolution in Hungary, the consequences they have had for Hungary's political development since, and the significance of 1956 in current Hungarian politics. Different articles draw on the findings of various kinds of research, including work in documentary and archival collections that have only recently been opened up, sociological survey research, and in some cases, on personal reminiscences as well. The volume provides new information on such questions as the nature of support for the revolution, the response of the Soviet army in Hungary, diplomatic politics concerning the events in Hungary, and the way the decision to intervene was taken within Soviet ruling circles. A further article reports on a sociological survey of the views of schoolchildren on the 1956 revolution and their views on its relevance to current Hungarian politics, and discusses the relation between the formal history of 1956 and private family histories of the period.

Reconsidering the Hungarian Revolution of 1956p. 1
A Forty-Year Perspective on 1956p. 14
My Fifty-Six, Your Fifty-Six, Their Fifty-Six: Teenagers on the Revolutionp. 26
The 1956 Hungarian Revolution and the Great Powersp. 51
In the Line of Fire: The Soviet Crackdown on Hungary, 1956-57p. 67
The Petofi Circle: The Forum of Reform in 1956p. 108
Mikoyan's Overcoat: Discussions and Decisions in the Kremlin, 1956p. 134
The Life Course of Imre Nagyp. 141
Review Article: The Hungarian Revolution in Retrospectp. 152
Indexp. 159
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ISBN: 9780714647661
ISBN-10: 0714647667
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 168
Published: 1st October 1997
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.37
Edition Number: 1