This subcategory contains 29 links
An Undiplomatic Diary(101 clicks)
By The American Member of the Inter-allied Military Mission to Hungary. 1919-1920 Major General Harry Hill Bandholtz, USA.
Book reprinted by the Historical Text Archive Budapest(90 clicks)
Various images of Budapest with textCorvinus Library(99 clicks)
Online books and pamphletsFranz Liszt Ferenc Memorial Museum(111 clicks)
The museum is a reconstruction of Liszt's last Budapest flat on the first floor of the old Academy of Music, where the composer lived between 1881 and 1886. The collection of the museum contains his original instruments, furniture, his books, scores and some personal objects and memorabilia. The Liszt Research Centre in the house coordinates
Liszt-research in Hungary and abroad as well. General Bem(99 clicks)
A great hero of HungaryGeza Perjes, The Fall of The Medieval Kingdom of Hungary: Mohacs 1526 - Buda 1541(96 clicks)
"The Decline of the Medieval Kingdom of Hungary, originally entitled Mohacs, is a meticulous reconstruction of events of some four and half centuries ago by a practical and theoretical expert of military science; it is also a cardinal piece in a historic-political debate that pushed history writing into the forefront of public interest in the Hungary of the 1970s; and,because of these first two functions, it is a major statement about historical and not-so-historical choices and alternatives of an endangered country in the middle of central Europe."Gyula László, The Magyars of Conquest-Period Hungary(98 clicks)
László, "a historian, has argued that the Magyars arrived in two separate waves, centuries apart, a notion which is still controversial. He is a historian,
archeologist and painter, a retired professor of Eötvös University, and author of some twenty books and more than six hundred articles on the
history and life of ancient Hungarians. The excerpts printed here are from a book to be published in English by Corvina later this year."History of German Settlements in Southern Hungary(99 clicks)
By Sue Clarkson.
At the end of the nineteenth century, there were more than two million Germans living in Hungary. During the eighteenth century, the Habsburg monarchy of Austria, which ruled Hungary at that time, had enticed Germans to emigrate to the unsettled lands of Southern Hungary, which had been devastated by over 150 years of Turkish occupation. From 1711 to 1750, approximately 800 villages were founded in Hungary by German settlers. The Banat Province was one of the primary areas of settlement.
Hungarian Coats of Arms(104 clicks)
Illustrated narrative of the various coats of arms of Hungary.Hungarian Crown(87 clicks)
Images of the crown and sceptresHungarian Electronic Archives (MEK)(93 clicks)
About 2,500 documents. In HungarianHungarian Images and Historical Background(93 clicks)
Great images--photos and maps.Hungarian Maps and Coats of Arms(96 clicks)
Maps showing Hungary as early as the 9th century up to the present-day. Coats of arms from Hungary.Hungary(101 clicks)
A variety of links, some historical.Hungary and the limits of Habsburg authority(102 clicks)
"The previous lecture tried to explain both the strengths and the shortcomings of the Ottoman Empire in terms of the principles behind it. In the case of Turkey, those principles were dynasty, religion and military prowess.
This lecture tries to do the same for the Habsburg Monarchy, also known at various times as the Austrian Empire and Austria-Hungary. Once again, this was a complex state organized along lines very different from those of the modern nation-state. In the case of the Habsburgs, the three operating principles were the dynasty, class, and reform. All three of these pillars of Habsburg statecraft require careful explanation, but when that is done we should (once again) see some clues behind both the early success and the later failure of an empire."
Hungary, A Short History(110 clicks)
Book by C. A. Macartney. Reprinted with the permission of Edinburgh University PressHungary: A Brief History(86 clicks)
By István Lázár. Hungarian point of view.Hungary: Primary Documents(112 clicks)
Hungary: The Unwilling Satellite(95 clicks)
Book by John Flournoy Montgomery on Hungary in WWII. Reprinted by the HTA. Medieval Art in Hungary(104 clicks)
This site serves as an introductory research guide to the art of the medieval kingdom of Hungary. The kingdom, founded in 1000 AD, covered a much larger territory than modern Hungary, and included areas such as present-day Slovakia, Transylvania (today in Romania), as well as Croatia. Nathan the Wise" ["Erstürmung Jerusalems"] (89 clicks)
"This is a remarkable Weimar Republic film that has not enjoyed popular circulation but is significant from a cinematic perspective of technique and philosophical analysis of ethnicity. The siege scenes are exquisite in detail and editing. Unfortunately, the plea for peaceful co-existence after 90 years is still an elusive goal. "National Costumes(93 clicks)
Illustrated essay showing the variety of traditional costumes.Nationalism in Hungary, 1848-1867(113 clicks)
The Revolution of 1848 in Hungary The Annotated Memoirs of ADMIRAL MIKLÓS HORTHY(93 clicks)
Memoirs of the controversial leader of Hungary during WWII. Was he a Nazi collaborator or a Hungarian patriot?The Coronation Jewels(94 clicks)
Naarative and photos of the crown jewels.The hand relic of St. Stephen(104 clicks)
Exposition, with images, of the hand relic of St. Stephen.The Hungarian Revolt, October 23 - November 4, 1956(96 clicks)
A book by Richard Lettis and William Morris. First person accounts are includedThe Hungarian Revolution, Soviet Intervention(98 clicks)
What's Behind A Statement(105 clicks)
An Essay on the ethnic cleansing of the Hungarian minority in Rumania. From a Hungarian point of view.