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newThird Europe. Polish Federalist Thought in the United States – 1940–1970s

Third Europe

Sławomir Łukasiewicz

The genesis of the federalist thought that the book discusses is related to the collapse of the international order in East Central Europe in the years 1938-1939, which also marked a breakthrough in political concepts. One of the projects widely discussed beginning in the fall of 1939 was the idea of combining Poland’s and Czechoslovakia’s war efforts, which soon developed into federalist concepts, leading, in turn, to particular political gestures: the Polish-Czechoslovak Declaration of November 11, 1940; a joint project of a constitution of a future Polish-Czechoslovak Federation; and, finally, the Declaration from January 1942.

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newComrade Baron

Jaap Scholten

Comrade BaronIn the darkness of the early morning of 3 March 1949, practically all of the Transylvanian aristocracy were arrested in their beds and loaded into lorries. That same day the Romanian Workers’ Party was pleased to announce the successful deportation and dispossession of all large landowners. Communism demanded the destruction of these ultimate class enemies. Under the terror of Gheorghiu-Dej and later Ceaușescu the aristocracy led a double life: during the day they worked in quarries, steelworks and carpenters’ yards; in the evening they secretly gathered and maintained the rituals of an older world.
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newThe War of the Princes: The Bohemian Lands and the Holy Roman Empire 1546-1555

The War of the Princes: The Bohemian Lands and the Holy Roman Empire 1546-1555

Helena History Press
Petr Vorel
274 pages

The mid 16th century represents a turning point in the history of Central Europe. The power politics of Emperor Charles V of Habsburg, culminating in the first phase of the military conflict with the opposition within the Holy Roman Empire (1546-1547), after a short time ran up against the effective resistance of protestant princes, who after the subsequent military victory (1552) used diplomacy to force the emperor to accept the Lutheran reformation (1555).
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newWhite 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

The Polish American Congress was founded in 1944 to counter the Soviet plans to subjugate Poland, and promote the Polish American ethnic group in the United States. This volume presents goals and everyday activities of the Polish American Congress from 1944 to 1988.
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newAgents of Liberation: Holocaust Memory in Contemporary Art and Documentary Film

Agents of Liberation: Holocaust Memory in Contemporary Art and Documentary Film Zoltán Kekési
Translated from the original Hungarian by Reuben Fowkes
Co-published in cooperation with the Central European University Press

The book explores representations of the Holocaust in contemporary art practices. Through carefully selected art projects, the author illuminates the specific historical, cultural, and political circumstances that influence the way we speak—or do not speak—about the Holocaust.
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newStigmatized: 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 Széchenyi
Interviews translated by Katica Avvakumovits
Including first person interviews
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new21st 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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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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