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The Hungarian Revolution: 50 Years On

November 4, 1956 marked the bloody end of the Hungarian uprising against Soviet hegemony: a climactic moment for the cold war, but also a harbinger of its end. Three new books have been released about this event, culling from never-before-available … Read More

By / November 15, 2006

November 4, 1956 marked the bloody end of the Hungarian uprising against Soviet hegemony: a climactic moment for the cold war, but also a harbinger of its end. Three new books have been released about this event, culling from never-before-available material from the Soviet archives. Assassination attempts! Bogus de-Stalinization! Bourgeois nationalism! Counter-revolution! Brilliant Jewish exiles! And more!

 

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