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Remembering Communism
Remembrance, History, and Justice
Written here, Published There

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Great Minds Don't Think Alike--University Press Week 2014

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Our 2014 Fall/Winter catalogue is available for download.

Our books on medieval history were exhibited at the International Medieval Congress, Leeds, 7-10 July, 2014.

By the end of 2013 A Life Under Russian Serfdom has been adopted for courses at no fewer than 33 universities and colleges of the United States. It is followed by Prague Tales with 17 adoptions.
Professors at University of Maryland and University of North Carolina have advised the reading of CEU Press titles in the greatest number, followed by Harvard and Carleton.

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Accidental Occidental has been selected as an Outstanding Academic Title by Choice Magazine, the premier source for reviews of academic books, electronic media, and Internet resources of interest to those in higher education.

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The Association for Women in Slavic Studies has awareded the 2013 Heldt Prize for Best Article in Slavic / Eastern European / Eurasian Women's Studies to "War Rape: (Re)defining Motherhood, Fatherhood, and Nationhood" in Embracing Arms: Cultural Representation of Slavic and Balkan Women in War.

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The 1956 Hungarian Revolution
A History in Documents

Edited by Csaba Békés, Senior Researcher and János Rainer, Director, both at the Institute for the History of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution, Budapest
Malcolm Byrne, Research Director of the National Security Archive in Washington D.C.

With a foreword by Charles Gati and an Introductory Essay by Timothy Garton Ash

"The Hungarian revolution began with mass demonstrations in Budapest in October that shocked the Russians and encouraged American officials hoping for a crack in the Soviet empire...Today, Hungary is in NATO and the Soviet Union is no more. But the experience faced by American officials, as they tried to balance two crises and watched events spin
out of their control, is illuminated in "The 1956 Hungarian Revolution: A History in Documents," a new book of archival material published by the Central European University Press in cooperation with the National Security Archive in Washington."
--The New York Times

"One cannot stop reading. It is a sad story of hopeless struggle, of reckless Soviet actions, of the passivity of the west, and of the death of thousands of Hungarians. Nevertheless, it is also the tale of a heroic struggle that fatally wounded the Soviet empire and undermined the communist regimes, leading to victory in the long run." - Slavic Review

"With the use and inclusion of hitherto unknown material recovered from Russian archives, the book will be a gold mine for any future interpretive work... an unsurpassed, thoroughly up to date collection of documents that is likely to stimulate further research and interpretation by future generations of scholars." - Contemporary Austrian Studies

"...scholars and general readers alike will find The 1956 Hungarian Revolution extremely handy in collecting these and many more documents under one cover ... an indispensable research tool." - H-Net Book Review

If there had been all-news television channels in 1956, viewers around the world would have been glued to their sets between October 23 and November 4. This book tells the story of the Hungarian Revolution in 120 original documents, ranging from the minutes of the first meeting of Khrushchev with Hungarian bosses after Stalin's death in 1953 to Yeltsin's declaration made in 1992. Other documents include letters from Yuri Andropov, Soviet Ambassador in Budapest during and after the revolt. The great majority of the material appears in English for the first time, and almost all come from archives that were inaccessible until the 1990s.

"There is no publication, in any language, that would even approach the thoroughness, reliability, and novelty of this monumental work. Unlike all the other documentary collections, The 1956 Hungarian Revolution is based mainly on recently opened original sources in the Hungarian, Soviet and US archives."
- István Deák, Columbia University

2002
600 pages
ISBN 978-963-9241-48-0 cloth $67.95 / €57.95 / £43.95
ISBN 978-963-9241-66-4 paperback $40.00 / €35.00 / £30.00
This is the third volume in the series National Security Archive Cold War Readers, editor: Malcolm Byrne ISSN 1587-2416

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