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JW3 this Thursday, 9th June. Synopsis for Hungary course

From War to War 1914-41


A strange tale with which to begin: The Angel Makers of Nagyrev

War breaks out (1914) and Franz Josef dies (1916)

An independent Hungary emerges from the wreckage of Empire 1918

Democracy, under President Karolyi, fails, and Bela Kun establishes a Marxist state 1918-19

Marxism likeways fails and Admiral Horthy takes power 1919

Horthy: A strange man

Anti-Semitism in interwar Hungary

Single aim of Horthy's Government: revocation of Treaty of Trianon

War comes again.......



A new and wonderful book recently published:- Budapest by Victor Sebestyen

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