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Author Lendvai, Paul, 1929-

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

Published Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2008.


Location Call No. Status
Uniform title Ungarnaufstand 1956. English
Physical description 297 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., maps.
Notes Translated from the German.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [279]-284) and index.
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?.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Other author ProQuest (Firm)
Subject Hungary -- History -- Revolution, 1956.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780691132822 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0691132828 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781400837649 (e-book)