Slavic and East European Journal

"Gyáni's immense undertaking provides a unique picture of the development of Budapest as a thriving city, with dynamic upper-class grandeur as well as simple working-class and peasant living; ... a work that is that is sure to be the definitive book of statistics on and description of Budapest's incredible ascent as a major European city. Gyáni makes excellent use of statistics and archival resources and gives much credit to Péter Hanák, whose work on the history of Budapest was the impetus for this urban and sociological study."
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Gábor Gyáni
Out of Print