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Author Mevius, Martin.
Title Agents of Moscow : the Hungarian Communist Party and the origins of socialist patriotism, 1941-1953 / Martin Mevius.
Imprint Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.

Series Oxford historical monographs
Oxford historical monographs.
Subject Magyar Kommunista Párt.
Patriotism -- Hungary.
Hungary -- Politics and government.
Description 1 online resource (xv, 296 pages) : illustrations.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-286) and index.
Contents Communism and Nationalism (1848-1941) -- Agents of Moscow (1941-1944) -- The policy of National unity and the Soviet factor (Autumn 1944-Spring 1945) -- The legacy of 1919 and left-wing Radicalism (Autumn 1944-Spring 1945) -- The heirs of Kossuth, Petőfi and Táncsics (December 1944-January 1945) -- The only true party of Hungarian national interests (March-November 1945) -- Conflicting national policies (1945-1947) -- Salami tactics and national unity (1945-1947) -- The cult of the martyrs (1945-1947) -- The cominform and the Nationalist errors of the MKP (1947-1949) -- Socialist Patriotism (1949-1953).
Summary After 1945, state patriotism of communist regimes in Eastern Europe was characterized by the widespread use of national symbols. In communist Hungary the party (MKP) widely celebrated national holidays, national heroes, erected national statues, and employed national street names. Martin Mevius' pioneering study examines the origins of this socialist patriotism, how it had become the self image of party and state by 1953, and why the MKP never rid itself of the label 'agents of. Moscow'. - ;After 1945, state patriotism of the communist regimes in Eastern Europe was characterized by the widespr.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 1423786769 (electronic bk.)
9781423786764 (electronic bk.)
9780199274611 (Cloth)
0199274614 (Cloth)
9780191515279 (electronic bk.)
0191515272 (electronic bk.)
1280757914
9781280757914
9786610757916
6610757917
OCLC # 70253672
Additional Format Print version: Mevius, Martin. Agents of Moscow. Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005 0199274614 (DLC) 2005297649 (OCoLC)56650303