Homage to Danubia by JaМЃszi, OszkaМЃr

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Published by Rowman & Littlefield in Lanham, Md .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Europe, Central,
  • Europe

Subjects:

  • Jászi, Oszkár, 1875-1957.,
  • Europe, Central -- Politics and government.,
  • Europe -- Politics and government -- 20th century.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-207) and index.

Book details

Statementby Oscar Jászi ; edited by György Litván.
SeriesStates and societies in East Central Europe ;, 3
ContributionsLitván, György.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD443 .J355 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxxviii, 213 p. ;
Number of Pages213
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2728332M
ISBN 100847679713
LC Control Number86022264

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Oszkár Jászi was born in Nagykároly on March 2, His hometown was, as he put it in his unfinished memoirs, "the county seat of Szatmár, the center of a rich agricultural area, it was a major factor in Hungary's economic, municipal and political life." His father, Ferenc Jászi (–), was a family physician and (in his son's words) "an honorable, humane.

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I look forward to his next book with equal s: Thankfully, the first four books in the series have been adapted into audiobooks, and now here we are.

Usually, I like to read most or all of a series before I review it. However, as I somewhat know Alison, I thought it would be polite to go ahead and review the first book in.

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Full of music, piracy, religion and fighting, it is the history of a strange dynasty, and the people they ruled, who spoke many different languages, lived in a vast.

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