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Book Reviews:

A review of The Inauguration of Organized Political Warfare: Cold War Organizations Sponsored by the National Committee for a Free Europe/Free Europe Committee by Pauli Heikkilä in the Baltic Heritage Network Newsletter

An Extract from a review in the Hungarian Historical Review authored by Barnabás Vajda Volume 3, issue 4, 2014 The Inauguration of Organized Political Warfare – Cold War Organizations Sponsored by the National Committee for a Free Europe / Free Europe Committee. Edited by Katalin Kádár Lynn. New York:

“There are eleven studies written by nine authors in this excellent book. The studies of two of the authors, Katalin Kádár Lynn, the editor of the volume, and Anna Mazurkiewicz are of key importance in the volume. The book is an immense contribution to the history of émigrés and at the same time to the knowledge of the activities of the Free Europe Committee. Though the survey is far from complete—all authors have raised many issues for further research—the book is an important step in furthering our knowledge about the true nature of American policy toward Eastern Europe during the Cold War.”
Please go to http://www.hunghist.org/ for the full review.

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News:

Author, Dr. Anna Mazurkiewicz, awarded by PAHA

The 72nd Annual Meeting of the Polish American Historical Association (PAHA) began with the Award Ceremony and Dinner Reception at the Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in New York, on January 2, 2015. Dr. Anna Mazurkiewicz, author of the upcoming book The Assembly of Captive European Nations in American Cold War Politics, was given the Oskar Halecki Award. The Oskar Halecki Award “recognizes an important book or monograph on the Polish experience in the United States” and was presented to Dr. Anna Mazurkiewicz of the University of Gdansk, Poland. Link to PAHA >

New Releases:

Night and Fog: The Collected Dramas and Screenplays of Danilo Kiš

Night and Fog: The Collected Dramas and Screenplays of Danilo Kiš

Translated and with an introduction by John K. Cox

This volume of translations represents the entire dramatic and cinematic ouevre of the Yugoslav writer Danilo Kiš (1935-1989). The seven dramas and screenplays are accompanied by a historical introduction by the translator, John K. Cox, who has also translated two of Kiš’s novels (The Attic and Psalm 44) and a volume of his short stories (The Lute and the Scars).

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In Search of the Budapest Secession: The Artist Proletariat and Modernism’s Rise in the Hungarian Art Market, 1800–1914

In Search of the Budapest Secession: The Artist Proletariat and Modernism’s Rise in the Hungarian Art Market, 1800–1914

Jeffrey Taylor

Taylor provides us with a fascinating history beginning in eighteen-hundred of the art market of Hungary, of the rise of modernism and its conflict with traditional elements. This book is a valuable addition to the history of European art of the 19th century and one which gives us an insight into the commercial aspects of the art marketplace which have not been explored by previous scholars.

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German War — Russian Peace: The Hungarian Tragedy,
The wartime memoir of Hungarian Minister Antal Ullein-Reviczky

German War — Russian Peace: The Hungarian Tragedy,
          The wartime memoir of Hungarian Minister Antal Ullein-Reviczky

Translated from the original French by Lovice Maria Ullein-Reviczky
Introduction by Tibor Frank

The book contains the wartime memoirs of Antal Ullein-Reviczky, first published in French in 1947 in Switzerland as Guerre allemande, paix russe. Le drame hongrois. This is the first English edition of his book, translated from the French original by Lovice Mária Ullein-Reviczky. His memoir is an invaluable source about Hungary’s fate in World War II. Ullein-Reviczky's work was based partly on the public and private documents he succeeded in saving throughout the war and his long years of exile in Turkey, Switzerland, France, and Britain where he died. Written by a well-informed insider and a shrewd observer, this book remained essentially unknown in the English-speaking world. Antal Ullein-Reviczky’s memoirs represent an important source of the history of Hungary from German war through Russian peace.

 

The Inauguration of Organized Political Warfare:
Cold War Organizations Sponsored by the National Committee for a Free Europe

Cover Organized Political Warfare

Katalin Kádár Lynn, Editor

Contributors: Veronika Durin-Hornyik, Tibor Frank, Katalin Kádár Lynn, Maria Kokoncheva, Jonathan H. L’Hommedieu, Anna Mazurkiewicz, Marius Petraru, Francis Raska, Toby Charles Rider

Each of the essays in this volume focuses on an organization or activity funded through the National Committee for a Free Europe, Inc. (NCFE was known as the Free Europe Committee, Inc. after 5 March 1954) during the war of ideas and ideals in which the United States and the Soviet Union were engaged that came to be known as the Cold War.
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Upcoming Releases:

21st Century Hungarian Language Survival in Transylvania

21st Century Hungarian Language Survival in Transylvania

Judith Kesserű Némethy: Editor
Contributors: Attila Z. Papp, Orsolya Nádor, János Péntek, Krisztina Sárosi, Borbála Zsemlyei, Noémi Fazakas, Rita Fóris-Ferenczi
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White and Red Umbrella. The Polish American Congress in the Cold War Era (1944-1988)

White and Red Umbrella. The Polish American Congress in the Cold War Era (1944-1988)

Joanna Wojdon
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A Country Adrift
The 1944-1945 wartime diaries of Miksa Fenyő
Az elsodort ország

A Country Adrift

Translated from the original Hungarian by Mario Fenyő

Stigmatized: A History of Hungary's Internal Deportations during the Communist Dictatorship
( Megbélyegzettek: A kitlelepítések tragédiája)

Stigmatized: A History of Hungary's Internal Deportations during the Communist Dictatorship

Kinga Széchényi
Interviews translated by Katica Avvakumovits
Including first person interviews

The Life of Tibor Eckhardt: Statesman and Spymaster — 1888 - 1972

Katalin Kádár Lynn

Respite: Holocaust Memory in Contemporary Art
Haladék: Holokauszt emlékezet kortárs műveszetben

Zoltán Kekési
Translated from the original Hungarian by Reuben Fowkes
Co-published in cooperation with the Central European University Press

Being Hungarian in Cleveland: Maintaining Language, Culture and Traditions – 1951-2011

Endre Szentkiralyi

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