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From Central Planning to the Market by Libor Žídek

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Tyrants Writing Poetry, edited by Konstantin Kaminskij and Albrecht Koschorke

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Coca-Cola Socialism by Radina Vučetić

Pagans and Christians in the Late Roman Empire was presented at Pécs University on November 20, and at CEU on November 30. At this latter occasion also the Latin-English hagiography of St Margaret of Hungary was launched.

CEU Press was at the 2017 ASEEES Convention in Chicago.

CEU Press exhibited at the Fifth European Congress on World and Global History hosted by both CEU and Corvinus University in Budapest.

House of a Thousand Floors  is a 2016

2017 Fall/Winter Catalog is available for download.

Roma-Gypsy Presence in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, 15th-18th Centuries by Lech Mróz received honorable mention for the Kulczycki Book Prize in Polish Studies.

 





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Unfinished Socialism
Pictures from the Kádár Era

András Gerô, Central European University, Budapest

Iván Petô is a historian and a Member of the Hungarian Parliament (Alliance of Free Democrats)

This extraordinary book provides a snapshot of socialism throughout the Kádár regime in Hungary (1956-1989) and captures the reality of the world behind the 'iron curtain' in a stunning, and often stark, collection of photographs.

Unfinished Socialism is a visual anthropological study containing over 450 photographs, many previously unpublished, which portray life in Hungary from every angle: from the May Day March to pop music and from the homeless to sport.

With an introduction that will help the reader understand and appreciate the true meaning of the photographs, this political, social and cultural study of the Kádár years truly transports the reader back to a time of great significance in Hungary's long and turbulent history.

"essential reading/viewing for anyone interested in the everyday life of Eastern European socialism." - English Historical Review

1999
250 pages, 450 photographs
ISBN 978-963-9116-50-4 paperback $36.95 / €29.95 / £25.00

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