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A good comrade : János Kádár, communism and Hungary

Author: Roger Gough
Publisher: London : I.B. Tauris, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Few political lives have been as dramatic, or as marked by sudden changes of fortune, as that of Janos Kadar, Hungary's communist leader from 1956 to 1988. A reformist who at first supported Imre Nagy's 1956 attempt to distance his country from Soviet domination, Kadar eventually threw in his lot with the Soviet Union and the repression which followed Hungary's attempt at revolution in 1956. Was he an ambitious,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Gough, Roger.
Good comrade.
London : I.B. Tauris, 2006
(DLC) 2009377746
(OCoLC)60838352
Named Person: János Kádár; János Kádár
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Gough
OCLC Number: 191944628
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 323 pages) : illustrations, portraits
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Responsibility: Roger Gough.

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Few political lives have been as dramatic, or as marked by sudden changes of fortune, as that of Janos Kadar, Hungary's communist leader from 1956 to 1988. This book paints a vivid picture of Kadar's  Read more...

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