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Another Hungary: The Nineteenth-Century Provinces in Eight Lives

Robert Nemes

Abstract

This book tells the story of eight men and women with deep roots in provincial Hungary. "Hungary" before the First World War meant the eastern half of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, the second largest state in Europe after Russia. Hungary then was as large as Italy and more populous than Spain. Another Hungary lingers in prewar Hungary's small towns and studies their inhabitants, asking how they earned a living, what they thought about politics, and how they got along with their neighbors, including those who might speak a different language or practice a religion different from their own. This ... More

Keywords: Hungary, nineteenth century, provinces, small towns, biography, collective biography, nationalism, backwardness, antisemitism, Jewish history

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780804795913
Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: January 2017 DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804795913.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Robert Nemes, author
Colgate University

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