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Age of Extremes: The Short Twentieth Century 1914 - 1991
Hobsbawm, Eric
A overview of the history of the years 1914 - 1991.
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Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on Europe.
Cry Hungary! Uprising 1956
Gadney, Reg
An account of the Hungarian Revolution of 1956.
Hungarian Revolution of 1848: Connexipedia Article
One of many revolutions that year and closely linked to other revolutions of 1848 in the Habsburg areas.
Hungary 1956
Lomax, Bill
Hungary 1956: A workers' revolt crushed by the "workers' state"
Diemer, Ulli
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
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.
Our Generation: Volume 21 Number 2
Roussopoulos, Dimitrios
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The Politics of Urban Liberation
Schecter, Stephen
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...
Protesting the "slave law" in Hungary: The erosion of illiberal hegemony?
Szombati, Kristof
Popular protests have arisen in Hungary to oppose exploitive changes to the labor code. The government opposition has supported the protests but this could result in weakening the protests' legitimacy...
Recovering Nonviolent History: Civil Resistance in Liberation Struggles
Bartkowski, Maciej (ed.)
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
A selection of Situationist writings.
The Socialist Register 1976: Volume 13: A Survey of Movements & Ideas
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
The Socialist Register 1980: Volume 17: A Survey of Movements & Ideas
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
The Socialist Register 1981: Volume 18: A Survey of Movements & Ideas
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
The Socialist Register 1982: Volume 19: A Survey of Movements & Ideas
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Socialist Register 1991: Volume 27: Communist Regimes the Aftermath
Miliband, Ralph; Panitch, Leo (eds.)
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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.
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
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 far right launches new political party
Militants gather in Budapest to form political movement aiming to replace current party on the extreme right
Hundreds of Hungarian right-wing militants gathered in Budapest to launch a political movement that they hope will run in next year’s parliamentary elections on a platform that includes open racism.
Hungarian journalists work in climate of self-censorship, fear
Sources News Release
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
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
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
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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
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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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