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Britain and the Hungarian Social Democrats, 1945-1956 a collection of documents from the British Foreign Office

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Published by Astra Press in Nottingham .
Written in English



  • Great Britain,
  • Hungary


  • Szociáldemokrata Párt (Hungary) -- Sources.,
  • Political parties -- Hungary -- History -- 20th century -- Sources.,
  • Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- Hungary -- Sources.,
  • Hungary -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain -- Sources.,
  • Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- 1945- -- Sources.,
  • Hungary -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1989 -- Sources.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statement[compiled by] Eva Haraszti-Taylor.
ContributionsHaraszti-Taylor, Éva., Great Britain. Foreign Office.
LC ClassificationsDA47.9.H8 B75 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 174 p. ;
Number of Pages174
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL743079M
ISBN 100946134472
LC Control Number97135529

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