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Agents of Moscow [electronic resource] : the Hungarian Communist Party and the origins of socialist patriotism, 1941-1953 / Martin Mevius.

Author/Creator:
Mevius, Martin.
Publication:
Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (313 p.)
Series:
Oxford historical monographs.
Oxford historical monographs
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Subjects:
Patriotism -- Hungary.
Hungary -- Politics and government.
Magyar Kommunista Párt.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
After 1945, state patriotism of communist regimes in Eastern Europe was characterized by the widespread use of national symbols. In communist Hungary the party (MKP) widely celebrated national holidays, national heroes, erected national statues, and employed national street names. Martin Mevius' pioneering study examines the origins of this socialist patriotism, how it had become the self image of party and state by 1953, and why the MKP never rid itself of the label 'agents of. Moscow'. - ;After 1945, state patriotism of the communist regimes in Eastern Europe was characterized by the widespr
Contents:
Contents; List of Illustrations; Notes on Hungarian Pronunciation; Abbreviations; Introduction: The Heroes' Gate; 1. Communism and Nationalism (1848-1941); 2. Agents of Moscow (1941-1944); 3. The Policy of National Unity and the Soviet Factor (Autumn 1944-Spring 1945); 4. The Legacy of 1919 and Left-Wing Radicalism (Autumn 1944-Spring 1945); 5. The Heirs of Kossuth, Petofi and Táncsics (December 1944-January 1945); 6. The Only True Party of Hungarian National Interests (March-November 1945); 7. Conflicting National Policies (1945-1947); 8. Salami Tactics and National Unity (1945-1947)
9. The Cult of the Martyrs (1945-1947)10. The Cominform and the Nationalist Errors of The MKP (1947-1949); 11. Socialist Patriotism (1949-1953); Conclusion; Bibliography; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [269]-286) and index.
ISBN:
1-280-75791-4
0-19-151527-2
1-4237-8676-9
OCLC:
437109118