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Author Lendvai, Paul, 1929-

Title One day that shook the Communist world : the 1956 Hungarian uprising and its legacy / Paul Lendvai ; translated by Ann Major.

Published Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, [2008]


Location Call No. Status
Uniform title Ungarnaufstand 1956. English
Physical description 1 online resource (297 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, maps
polychrome rdacc
Series Books at JSTOR All Purchased.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-284) and index.
Notes Translated from the German.
Contents A day that shook the Communist world -- The road to revolution -- A night of cataclysmic decisions -- The legend of the corvinists -- Wrestling for the soul of Imre Nagy -- Deadlocked -- A turnaround with a question mark -- The general, the colonel, and the adjutant -- The dams are breaking -- The condottiere, the "Uncle," and the romantics -- Decision in the Kremlin: the end of patience -- Double dive into darkness -- The puppeteers and the Kádár Enigma -- Operation whirlwind and Kádár phantom government -- The Yugoslav-Soviet conspiracy -- The second revolution -- The moral bankruptcy of the U.S. liberation theory -- Worldwide reactions -- The barbarous vendetta of the victors -- 1956-1989: victory in defeat?
Other author JSTOR, issuing body.
Subject Hungary -- History -- Revolution, 1956.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Variant Title 1956 Hungarian uprising and its legacy.
ISBN 9781400837649 (electronic bk.)
1400837642 (electronic bk.)