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AuthorLaszlo, Ervin. author
TitleThe Communist Ideology in Hungary [electronic resource] : Handbook for Basic Research / by Ervin Laszlo
ImprintDordrecht : Springer Netherlands, 1966
Connect tohttp://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-94-010-3542-2
Descript 359 p. online resource

SUMMARY

The immediate purpose of this handbook is to aid further research by stating, in a form providing handy reference, the facts concerning the Communist ideology in Hungary Following a narrative of the vicissitudes of that ideology prior to its power-phase - intended as a general introduction contributing to the proper assessment of the 1945-1965 period, which is the main concern of this book - the essential and relevant facts concerning the events, issues, organizations and opinions which have shaped post-war Hungarian Marxismยญ Leninism are set out without indulging in lengthy commentaries and personal value-judgements. (Since even the 1956 revolution is treated thus - perhaps the most important, and certainly the most controversial single event of the above period - I should add that the reader interested in finding a detailed analysis and evaluation of the ideological relevance of that event may refer to my Individualism Collectivism and Political Power, The Hague, 1963, pp. 111-140. ) Despite the specificity of much of the data, sufficient translations of Hungarian titles, names and terms have been provided to render the present book useful for the investigator regardless of whether or not he reads Hungarian. But the fundamental purpose of this volume is to make a modest contribution to East-West understanding. It has arisen from the belief that the lessening of world-tensions is best served by understanding, and understanding is best served by objective information


CONTENT

One/Historical Section -- I. The impact of communist ideology in hungary prior to 1945 -- II. The Evolution of Hungarian Marxism-Leninism Under Communist Rule -- two/Systematic Section -- III. A Review of Current Results -- IV. The Official Projects -- V. Who is who in Hungarian Marxism-Leninism -- VI. The Scientific, Educational and Cultural Institutions -- VII. The Major Marxist-Leninist Periodicals -- Three/Bibliographic Section -- VIII. Introduction -- IX. Bibliography of Books, Monographs, and Dissertations on Problems of Communism in Hungary from 1945 Through 1964 -- X. Bibliography of Studies and Articles on Problems of Communism from 1945 Through 1964


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