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Hungary’s Cold War. International Relations from the End of World War II to the Fall of the Soviet Union – A book by Csaba Békés

2022-03-25 14:02:20

The book by Csaba Békés was published by the University of North Carolina Press.

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Corvinus Épület

In this magisterial and pathbreaking work, Csaba Békés shares decades of his research to provide a sweeping examination of Hungary’s international relations with both the Soviet Bloc and the West from the end of World War II to the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991. Unlike many studies of the global Cold War that focus on East-West relationships—often from the vantage point of the West—Békés grounds his work in the East, drawing on little-used, non-English sources. As such, he offers a new and sweeping Cold War narrative using Hungary as a case study, demonstrating that the East-Central European states have played a much more important role in shaping both the Soviet bloc’s overall policy and the East-West relationship than previously assumed. Similarly, he shows how the relationship between Moscow and its allies, as well as among the bloc countries, was much more complex than it appeared to most observers in the East and the West alike. 

Békés, C. (2022). Hungary’s Cold War. International Relations from the End of World War II to the Fall of the Soviet Union. University of North Carolina Press; MTMT  https://m2.mtmt.hu/api/publication/32532675 

Dr. Békés Csaba János csaba.bekes@uni-corvinus.hu Rektori Szervezet / Globális Tanulmányok Intézet / Nemzetközi Kapcsolatok Tanszék
Egyetemi tanár / Professor
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