Third Edition

Author: Richard S. Esbenshade,Debbie Nevins

Publisher: Cavendish Square Publishing, LLC

ISBN: 150260339X

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 144

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Though small in size, Hungary is as rich in its history and culture as it is in its distinctive, paprika-laden cuisine. Set off from the rest of Europe by its unique Magyar language and spirit, the country has always been something of an outlier. This book traces Hungary's development, from its early days as a haven for nomadic tribes to its years as a Soviet satellite state and beyond. All books of the critically-acclaimed Cultures of the World® series ensure an immersive experience by offering vibrant photographs with descriptive nonfiction narratives, and interactive activities such as creating an authentic traditional dish from an easy-to-follow recipe. Copious maps and detailed timelines present the past and present of the country, while exploration of the art and architecture help your readers to understand why diversity is the spice of Life.

Alternative Tourism in Budapest

Class, Culture, and Identity in a Postsocialist City

Author: Susan E. Hill

Publisher: Lexington Books

ISBN: 1498528651

Category: Social Science

Page: 122

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Alternative Tourism in Budapest: Class, Culture, and Identity in a Postsocialist City analyzes the particular imaginaries of Hungarian culture that are produced and circulated through alternative tourism a generation after state socialism.


Europe's New Strongman

Author: Paul Lendvai

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781849048699

Category: Hungary

Page: 273

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A no-holds-barred biography of Viktor Orb�n, the most successful--and arguably most dangerous--politician in Hungarian history.Through a masterly and cynical manipulation of ethnic nationalism, and deep-rooted corruption, Prime Minister Orb�n has exploited successive electoral victories to build a closely knit and super-rich oligarchy. More than any other EU leader, he wields undisputed power over his people.Orb�n's ambitions are far-reaching. Hailed by governments and far-right politicians as the champion of a new anti-Brussels nationalism, his ruthless crackdown on refugees, his open break with normative values and his undisguised admiration for Presidents Putin and Trump pose a formidable challenge to the survival of liberal democracy in a divided Europe. Mining exclusive documents and interviews, celebrated journalist Paul Lendvai sketches the extraordinary rise of Orb�n, an erstwhile anti-communist rebel turned populist autocrat. His compelling portrait reveals a man with unfettered power.

The Referendum and Other Essays on Constitutional Politics

Author: Matt Qvortrup

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1509929304

Category: Law

Page: 224

View: 7639

Until recently, referendums were little used. After the Scottish independence and Brexit referendums, they have come to the fore as a mechanism with the potential to disrupt the status quo and radically change political direction. This book looks at the historical development of the referendum, its use in different jurisdictions, and the types of constitutional questions it seeks to address. Written in an engaging style, the book offers a clear, objective overview of this important political and constitutional tool.