Buying Options

Kindle Price: $15.34
includes tax, if applicable

These promotions will be applied to this item:

Some promotions may be combined; others are not eligible to be combined with other offers. For details, please see the Terms & Conditions associated with these promotions.

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

Facebook Twitter Pinterest <Embed>
Hungary: A Short History by [Stone, Norman]
Kindle App Ad

Hungary: A Short History Kindle Edition


See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price
New from Used from
Kindle
$15.34

Length: 288 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
Page Flip: Enabled Language: English

Kindle Monthly Deals
Kindle Monthly Deals
New deals each month starting at $1.49. Learn more

Product description

Review

There is never a dull page ... Stone's book shows a profound knowledge of Hungary and will become indispensable for travellers -- Philip Mansel * Spectator * Stunning ... no one else writes history quite like he does -- Andrew Roberts One of the outstanding historians of our age * Spectator * Praise for Turkey: A Short History: Arresting ... authoritative and measured ... Stone's Turkey breaks the popular mould and introduces its readers to a place beyond their presumptions * Sunday Times * A vivid, provocative, often funny, always insightful account of how modern Turkey came about * Guardian *

Product Description

The victors of the First World War created Hungary from the ruins of the Austro-Hungarian empire, but, in the centuries before, many called for its creation. Norman Stone traces the country's roots from the traditional representative councils of land-owning nobles to the Magyar nationalists of the nineteenth century and the first wars of independence.

Hungary's history since 1918 has not been a happy one. Economic collapse and hyperinflation in the post-war years led to fascist dictatorships and then Nazi occupation. Optimism at the end of the Second World War ended when the Iron Curtain descended, and Soviet tanks crushed the last hopes for independence in 1956 along with the peaceful protests in Budapest. Even after the fall of the Berlin Wall, consistent economic growth has remained elusive.

This is an extraordinary history - unique yet also representative of both the post-Soviet bloc and of nations forged from the fall of empires.


Product details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 6240 KB
  • Print Length: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Profile Books; Main edition (10 January 2019)
  • Sold by: Amazon Australia Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B07CKVXH4D
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
  • X-Ray:
  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: Be the first to review this item
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #178,538 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
click to open popover

No customer reviews


Review this product

Share your thoughts with other customers

Most helpful customer reviews on Amazon.com

Amazon.com: 5.0 out of 5 stars 1 reviews
Maria Lourdes Barcelon Locsin
5.0 out of 5 starsMost enjoyable and current history of Hungary
26 January 2019 - Published on Amazon.com