Hungary

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Age of Extremes: The Short Twentieth Century 1914 - 1991
Hobsbawm, Eric
Book
1994
A overview of the history of the years 1914 - 1991.
Connexions Library: Europe Focus
Website
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on Europe.
Cry Hungary! Uprising 1956
Gadney, Reg
Book
1986
An account of the Hungarian Revolution of 1956.
Hungarian Revolution of 1848: Connexipedia Article
Article
One of many revolutions that year and closely linked to other revolutions of 1848 in the Habsburg areas.
Hungary 1956
Lomax, Bill
Book
Hungary 1956: A workers' revolt crushed by the "workers' state"
Diemer, Ulli
Article
1973
The Hungarian revolution, brief though it was, did as much as a century of socialist theorizing to show what a united and determined people could do to transform their society.
Hungary 56
Anderson, Andy
Book
1964
The Hungarian Revolution was far more than a national uprising or than an attempt to change one set of rulers for another. It was a social revolution in the fullest sense of the term.
The Politics of Urban Liberation
Schecter, Stephen
Book
1978
A broad-ranging study which covers the political economy of the urban question and the importance of the city in the history of social revolution. Schechter's evaluation of libertarian insurgency high...
Recovering Nonviolent History: Civil Resistance in Liberation Struggles
Bartkowski, Maciej (ed.)
Book
2013
Essays showing, in considerable detail, the varied roles played by civil resistance in fifteen liberation struggles in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas.
Situationist International Anthology
Knabb, Ken
Book
1981
A selection of Situationist writings.
The Socialist Register 1976: Volume 13: A Survey of Movements & Ideas
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1976
The Socialist Register 1980: Volume 17: A Survey of Movements & Ideas
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1980
The Socialist Register 1981: Volume 18: A Survey of Movements & Ideas
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1981
The Socialist Register 1982: Volume 19: A Survey of Movements & Ideas
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1982
Socialist Register 1991: Volume 27: Communist Regimes the Aftermath
Miliband, Ralph; Panitch, Leo (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1991

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European Union
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International Centre for Migration Policy Development
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Black Army of Hungary
Wikipedia article
The Black Army (Hungarian: Fekete sereg), "Black Legion" or "Regiment" - possibly named after their black armour panoply - is historiographicly the common name given to the military forces serving und...
Diaries reveal Jewish suffering during Holocaust in Hungary
Ruane, Michael E.
2014
Diary reveals how doctor hid Jewish boy and his aunt from Nazis in her Budapest home during the late stages of the Second World War.
How far will Media Council go to eliminate Klubradio?
Sources News Release
2012
Reporters Without Borders is dismayed to learn that Hungary's Media Council (NMHH) has rejected opposition radio station Klubradio's bid to keep its Budapest commercial radio frequency.
Hungarian journalists work in climate of self-censorship, fear
Sources News Release
2014
On a rare mission to a European Union country, a CPJ delegation led by board member Kati Marton was in Hungary this week to meet with journalists, media lawyers, managers, rights defenders, policy ana...
Hungary Law Requires Photographers to Ask Permission to Take Pictures
Nolan, Daniel
2014
Civil code that outlaws taking pictures without permission of everyone in the photograph is 'vague and obstructive' say critics.
New law further restricts freedom of speech and freedom of the press in Hungary
Dojcsak, Dalma
2013
The Hungarian Civil Liberties Union (HCLU, or “TASZ” in Hungarian) has criticized a new law, enacted by the Hungarian Parliament. The new law punishes by up to three years in prison the creation and d...
Roma refugee family facing deportation to neo-Nazi violence in Hungary in two weeks; deportation will separate family
Sources News Release
2015
Roma refugee family settled in Montreal for over three years could be deported before the end of January, forcing them to return with their ten year old daughter to a country where they faced racist v...
WAZ-IFJ Prize for Courage in Journalism Goes to a Team of Hungarian Authors
Sources News Release
2010
The WAZ Media Group and the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) will present the team of Hungarian authors József Gelei (50) and László Murányi (54) the "WAZ-IFJ Prize for Courage in Journal...

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