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John Mason describes the convoluted way in which Hungary has publicly celebrated its history through all the vicissitudes of its recent past.

Hungary’s authoritarian government is rewriting the nation’s troubled past.

Volume: 64 Issue: 3 2014

Michael Simmons has been back to Budapest as it prepares to commemorate the anniversary of the 1956 Uprising, and finds many questions still unanswered.

Volume: 56 Issue: 10 2006

Cartoon historian Mark Bryant looks at the career of Victor Weisz (Vicky), for whom the Hungarian Uprising and its repression by Soviet tanks proved a political turning-point and the catalyst for some of his most powerful cartoons.

Volume: 56 Issue: 10 2006

Gabriel Ronay remembers the dramatic days of October 1956 when, as a student in Budapest, he was at the heart of the protests against the Soviet occupation.

Volume: 56 Issue: 10 2006

The mutual defence treaty between Communist states was signed on May 14th, 1955.

Volume: 55 Issue: 5 2005

John Mason describes the convoluted way in which Hungary has publicly celebrated its history through all the vicissitudes of its recent past.

Volume: 50 Issue: 3 2000

The Hungarian Diet issued its manifesto for independence on April 14th, 1849.

Volume: 49 Issue: 4 1999

Mikhail Gorbachev's period as President of the Soviet Union, 1985-91, was truly revolutionary. But Steven Morewood argues that he failed to understand or control the forces he unleashed.

Issue: 31 1998

Valery Rees surveys the life of the ruler who put 15th-century Hungary on the map, both culturally and geographically, but whose efforts may have put an intolerable strain on the body politic.

Volume: 44 Issue: 3 1994

David Woodward describes insurrection in the Austro-Hungarian fleet on February 1st, 1918.

Volume: 26 Issue: 12 1976

W. Bruce Lincoln describes how the European Revolutions of 1848 alarmed the Russian Government so much, it sent its armies to aid the Habsburgs in Hungary.

Volume: 23 Issue: 1 1973

Béla Menczer describes how the last Austrian Emperor strove to regain one of his family’s Kingdoms.

Volume: 22 Issue: 2 1972

For about four months, writes Bela Menczer, a Communist government attempted to deal with the problems of the former partner in the Habsburg empire.

Volume: 19 Issue: 5 1969

Bela Menczer introduces the role of an Hungarian at the Congress of Berlin.

Volume: 19 Issue: 12 1969
Volume: 16 Issue: 3 1966

Norman Stone introduces Von Hötzendorf, the last in a long line of Austrian commanders, and not the least able, who had the misfortune to believe that the First World War would save the Empire from disintegration.

Volume: 13 Issue: 7 1963

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