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Peter, L. (Laszlo) 1929-2008

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Works: 1 works in 16 publications in 2 languages and 527 library holdings
Genres: History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: DB933, 943.9042
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Most widely held works by L Peter
Hungary's long nineteenth century : constitutional and democratic traditions in a European perspective : collected studies by László Péter( Book )

16 editions published in 2012 in English and Japanese and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laszlo Peter, whose fourteen carefully selected essays are edited in this posthumous collection, was an indefatigable seeker of the most appropriate terminological modelling and narrative reconstruction of Hungary's late nineteenth and early twentieth century progress from an essentially feudal entity into a modern European state. The articles examine thorny subjects, such as the growing tensions between the nationalities living within the multi-ethnic kingdom; language rights; autocracy, democracy and civil rights in Hungary perceived in a wider European context; the concept of the 'Holy Crown'; the army question; church-state relations; the role of the intellectuals; and the changing British perception of Hungary. The central focus of the author's microscope is reserved for a substantive re-evaluation of the Settlement between Hungary and the Austrian Empire in 1867, which had a decisive impact on the eventual fate of the old kingdom of Hungary and of the rest of Central Europe
 
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