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Hungary Through the Centuries: Studies in Honor of Professors Steven Béla Várdy and Ágnes Huszár Várdy

Edited by Richard P. Mulcahy, János Angi, and Tibor Glant

August, 2012
Cloth, 627 pages,
ISBN: 978-0-88033-695-6
East European Monographs
$75.00 / £52.00

This book honors the academic careers and scholarly contributions of Dr. Steven Béla Várdy, McAnulty Distinquished Professor of European History at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA, and his wife, Dr. Ágnes Huszár Várdy, formerly Professor of English and Communication at Robert Morris University in Pittsburgh, and now Adjunct Professor of Comparative Literature at Duquesne. The book features thirty-one different essays from American and European scholars, on topics ranging from the Education of Hungarian Clergy during the Medieval Era, to Hungarian cinema. Major sections of the book include “From the Middle Ages to the Nineteenth Century,” “The Twentieth Century: Two World Wars, the Cold War and after,” “The Hungarian Experience in America,” and “Arts and Letters.”

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About the Author

Richard P. Mulcahy (Editor-in-Chief) is Professor of History and Political Science with the University of Pittsburgh’s Titusville Regional Campus, located in Titusville, PA. He is the author of A Social Contract for the Coal Fields: The Rise and Fall of the United Mine Workers of America Welfare and Retirement Fund (2001).János Angi (Co-Editor) is Associate Professor of History at the University of Debrecen, Hungary. His research areas include Russian enlightened absolutism under Catherine the Great, and the history of the Soviet Union from 1917 to 1939.Tibor Glant (Co-Editor) is Associate Professor and Chair of the North American Department at the University of Debrecen. He is the author of several books, including Through the Prism of the Habsburg Monarchy: Hungary in American Diplomacy and Public Opinion during World War I (1998).

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