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Hungarian History

The Hungarians: A Thousand Years of Victory in Defeat by Paul Lendvai. How the Hungarians, despite catastrophes and isolation, have survived as a nation-state.

A Concise History of Hungary by Miklós Molnár. A comprehensive thousand-year history, from Hungary's nebulous origins in the Ural Mountains to the 1988 elections.

The Realm of St Stephen: A History of Medieval Hungary, 895-1526 by Pál Engel. Traces the medieval kingdom of Hungary from its conquest by the Magyar tribes in 895 until defeat by the Ottomans in 1526.

Hungarian Royalty

King Saint Stephen of Hungary by Gyorgy Gyorffy. King Stephen was the founder of Hungary and the first Arpad king.

Coloman, King of Galicia and Duke of Slavonia (1208-1241): Medieval Central Europe and Hungarian Power by Márta Font and Gábor Barabás. Son of Hungarian king Andrew II, Coloman ruled over territories that comprise modern-day Hungary, Slovakia, Croatia, and Bosnia.

Louis the Great, edited by Steven Bela Vardy, is a history of Louis I, 14th century king of Hungary and Poland.

The Holy Wars of King Wladislas and Sultan Murad: The Ottoman-Christian Conflict From 1438-1444 by John Jefferson. About the conflict between Wladyslaw III of Poland (Wladyslaw I of Hungary) and Sultan Murad II of the Ottoman Empire.

The Raven King: Matthias Corvinus and the Fate of His Lost Library by Marcus Tanner. After the death of 15th century Hungarian king Matthias Corvinus, his library of two thousand volumes was dispersed across the world. This book tracks the destiny of the Raven King and his magnificent bequest.

The G.I. Prince by Franz Hohenlohe is "a pleasant assortment of narrative vignettes about some of the special people and unusual circumstances" encountered by its author, a Hungarian prince.

Books About Hungarian Castles & Palaces

Austria-Hungary Dual Monarchy

Austria, Hungary, and the Habsburgs: Central Europe c.1683-1867 by R. J. W. Evans. Essays focusing on Austrian or Habsburg lands. A central issue is the evoltuion of the kingdom of Hungary, from its full acquisition by the Habsburgs to the emergence of the dual Austro-Hungarian monarchy.

The Austro-Hungarian Dual Monarchy 1867-1918 by Andras Gero. Analyzes the empire, the daily lives of its citizens, and the heritage it left behind.

Emperor Francis Joseph, King of the Hungarians by Andras Gero. Examines relations between the Habsburg ruler of Hungary and his subjects, whose public adulation of their king camouflaged enmity that never disappeared.

Neither Woman Nor Jew: The Confluence of Prejudices in the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy at the Turn of the Century by Andras Gero. The racialist, misogynist, and anti-Semitic ideas that influenced public discourse among the Austrian faction of the Dual Monarchy.

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