Publications

Lost Prestige

the story of the formation of Hungary’s image abroad before and during World War I

The Story of Sidonie C.

Freud’s famous “case of female homosexuality”

Being Hungarian in Cleveland

In this work, historian Endre Szentkiralyi examines the concept of “being Hungarian in Cleveland”

July 1944: Deportation of the Jews of Budapest Foiled

This volume investigates a little known controversy about the year 1944, in Hungary: did a unit of the Hungarian army prevent the deportation of 300,000 Jewish Hungarians to the Nazi death camps?

A Nation Adrift The 1944-1945 wartime diaries of Miksa Fenyő Az elsodort ország

This compelling, articulate and often painful diary was written while Miksa Fenyő, one of the most prominent public intellectuals in Hungary, was in hiding from the Gestapo and the Hungarian Fascist Arrow-Cross.

Fateful Years 1938–1945 (Végzetes esztendök 1938–1945)

Little known outside of Hungary, Vilmos Nagybaczoni Nagy (30 May 1884–21 June 1976) was the first Hungarian to be named “Righteous Among The Nations” by Yad Vashem.

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

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.

Comrade Baron

To record this unknown episode of recent history, Jaap Scholten travelled extensively in Romania and Hungary and sought out the few remaining aristocrats who experienced the night of 3 March 1949.

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

The mid 16th century represents a turning point in the history of Central Europe. What really happened in Bohemia at that time?

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

This volume presents goals and everyday activities of the Polish American Congress under the presidencies of Charles Rozmarek (1944-1968) and Aloysius Mazewski (1968-1988) who shaped its image in the Cold War era.

Agents of Liberation: Holocaust Memory in Contemporary Art and Documentary Film

The book explores representations of the Holocaust in contemporary art practices.

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

This volume recounts in detail the history of the internment and the internal deportation, in Hungary of Hungary’s aristocracy and professional classes during the era of Mátyás Rákosi, 1947-1953.

21st Century Hungarian Language Survival in Transylvania

This book examines the present-day situation of Hungarian as minority language in Romania.

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

This volume of translations represents the entire dramatic and cinematic ouevre of the Yugoslav writer Danilo Kiš (1935-1989).

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

Jeffrey Taylor details the nineteenth century origin of the art market in a Central European nation as its economy was shifting during the Industrial Revolution.

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

The book contains the wartime memoirs of Antal Ullein-Reviczky. His memoir is an invaluable source about Hungary’s fate in World War II.

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

Each of the essays in this volume focuses on an organization or activity funded through the National Committee for a Free Europe, Inc.