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Genocide in the Carpathians
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Genocide in the Carpathians: War, Social Breakdown, and Mass Violence, 1914-1945

Raz Segal


Genocide in the Carpathians presents the history of Subcarpathian Rus', a multiethnic and multireligious borderland in the heart of Europe. This society of Carpatho-Ruthenians, Jews, Magyars, and Roma disintegrated under pressure of state building in interwar Czechoslovakia and, during World War II, from the onslaught of the Hungarian occupation. Charges of “foreignness” and disloyalty to the Hungarian state linked antisemitism to xenophobia and national security anxieties. Genocide unfolded as a Hungarian policy, and Hungarian authorities committed mass robbery, deportations, and killings aga ... More

Keywords: genocide, Holocaust, Subcarpathian Rus', Hungary, World War II, Jews, Carpatho-Ruthenians, antisemitism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780804796668
Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: January 2017 DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804796668.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Raz Segal, author
The Zvi Yavetz School of Historical Studies