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Selected Bibliography of English-language Print Resources for Hungary

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The Research Guide contains selected bibliographies of English-language print resources for Slavic and East European regions. The bibliographies are not meant to be comprehensive, but rather as starting points for researchers. The resources listed are available in the Yale University Libraries. For availability of the listed titles as well as vernacular resources, check the library catalog Orbis. Click on a country above to see its research guide.

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Bibliographies, catalogs and finding aids

An introductory bibliography to the study of Hungarian literature / by Albert Tezla.  Cambridge : Harvard University Press, 1964. 290 p.
Location: SML, Slavic & East European Reading, Room 406 (Non-Circ), X547 964T
Location: SML, Starr Main Reference Room (Non-Circulating), Z2148 L5 T49 (LC)

Budapest / Mátyás Sárközi, compiler. Oxford, England ; Santa Barbara, Calif. : Clio Press, c1997. 109 p.
Location: SML, Starr Main Reference Rm Z2147 B9 S37 1997 (Non-Circulating)

Canadian studies on Hungarians, 1886-1986: an annotated bibliography of primary and secondary sources / compiled by John Miska. Regina, Sask.: Canadian Plains Research Center, University of Regina, 1987. 245 p.
Location: SML, Stacks, LC Z1395 H94 M57X 1987

Guide to documents and manuscripts in Great Britain relating to the Kingdom of Hungary from the earliest times to 1800 / György Kurucz. New York: Mansell, 1992. 708p.
Location: SML, Stacks, LC CD1048 H9 K87X 1992

Guide to Hungarian studies / Elemer Bako. Stanford, Calif., Hoover Institution Press [1973]. 2 v. (xv, 1218 p.)
Location: SML, Starr Main Reference Rm Z2146 +B35 (Non-circulating)

The Hungarian question, a bibliography on Hungary and Central Europe. Budapest [Sárkány ltd.] 1938. 20 p.
Location: LSF- click "Place Requests" for delivery to any Yale library, X547 938H

General overviews

A companion to Hungarian studies / edited by László Kósa. Published: Budapest : Akadémiai Kiadó, 1999. 509 p.
Location: SML: DB906 .M3413X 1999 (LC)

Dilemmas of transition: the Hungarian experience / edited by Aurel Braun and Zoltan Barany. Lanham, MD ; Boulder : Rowman & Littlefield, c1999. 350 p.
Location: SML, Stacks, LC HN420.5 A8 D55X 1999

Hungary: a country study / Federal Research Division, Library of Congress; edited by Stephen R. Burant. 2nd ed. Washington, D.C.: The Division: For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., 1990. 320p.
Location: CCL, Stacks DB906 H44 1990 ; Electronic version

Arts, Languages & Literature

A History of Hungarian literature / written by István Nemeskürty ... [et al.] ; edited by Tibor Klaniczay ; [text translated by István Farkas ... et al. ; bibliography by Ildikó Todor]. [Budapest] : Corvina Kiadó, 1983. 571 p.
Location: SML, Slavic & East European Reading, Room 406 (Non-Circ), PH3012 H513

A history of Hungarian music / László Dobszay ; [English translation by Mária Steiner].  [Budapest] : Corvina, 1993. 235 p.
Location: SML, ML248 D5813 1993 (LC)

NTC's Hungarian and English dictionary / Tamás Magay and László Kiss. Lincolnwood, Ill. : NTC Publishing Group, c1996. 418, 424 p.
Location: SML, Starr Main Reference Rm PH2640 M32513 1996 (Non-circulating)

Hungarian : its origins and originality / Sándor Rot. Budapest : Korona, 1994. 192 p.
Location: SML, PH2051 R67 1994 (LC)

The Oxford history of Hungarian literature from the earliest times to the present / Lóránt Czigány. Oxford [Oxfordshire] : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1984.  582 p.
Location: LSF- click "Place Requests" for delivery to any Yale library, PH3012 C94 1984 (LC)

The story of Hungarian : a guide to the language / Géza Balázs ; translated by Thomas J. DeKornfeld. Budapest : Corvina, 1997. 189 p. 
Location: SML, PH2075 B27 1997 (LC)


Austria, Hungary, and the Habsburgs : essays on Central Europe, c.1683-1867 / R.J.W. Evans. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006. 337 p. 
Location: SML, DB66 .E73X 2006 (LC)

Budapest : a cultural history / Bob Dent. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007. 237 p.
Location: SML, DB984.4 .D46X 2007 (LC)

A concise history of Hungary / Miklós Molnár ; translated by Anna Magyar. Cambridge; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2001. 370 p.
Location: SML, Stacks, LC DB925.1 M64X13 2001

Historical dictionary of Hungary / Steven Béla Várdy. Lanham, MD : Scarecrow Press, c1997. 813 p.
Location: SML, Starr Main Reference Room (Non-Circulating), DB904 V37X 1997 (LC)

A history of Hungary / László Kontler. Rev. ed.  Budapest : Atlantisz, 2009. 559 p. 
Location: SML, DB925 .K573X 2009 (LC)

A History of Hungary / Peter F. Sugar, general editor; Peter Hanák, associate editor. Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 1990. 432p.
Location: CCL, Stacks DB925.3 H57 1990

A history of modern Hungary, 1867-1994 / Jörg K. Hoensch ; translated by Kim Traynor. London ; New York : Longman, 1996. 389 p.
Location: CCL, Stacks DB947 H6413 1996

Hungarian history in the ninth century / Gyula Kristó ; [translated by Gyórgy Novák]. Szeged : Szegedi Kózépkorász Mühely, 1996. 229 p.
Location: SML, Stacks, LC DB933 K75813 1996

The Hungarian revolution of 1956 : myths and realities / László Eörsi ; translated from the Hungarian by Mario D. Fenyo. Boulder, Colo. : Social Science Monographs ; Wayne, N.J. : Center for Hungarian Studies and Publications ; New York : Distributed by Columbia University Press, 2006. 207 p.
Location: SML, DB956.7 .E5613 2006 (LC)

Millennium in Central Europe: a history of Hungary / László Kontler. Budapest: Atlantisz, 1999. 537 p.
Location: SML, Stacks, LC DB925 K65 1999

Modern Hungarian society in the making : the unfinished experience / András Gerő ; translated by James Patterson and Enikő Koncz. Budapest ; London : Central European University Press, 1995. 276 p.
Location: SML, HN420.5 Z9 S6195X13 1995 (LC)

The politics of backwardness in Hungary, 1825-1945 / Andrew C. Janos. Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 1982. 370 p.
Location: 2 copies: LSF- click "Place Requests" for delivery to any Yale library, DB933 J36 1982 (LC) ; SML, DB933 J36 1982 (LC)

The realm of St. Stephen : a history of medieval Hungary, 895-1526 / Pál Engel ; translated by Tamás Pálosfalvi ; English edition edited by Andrew Ayton. London ; New York : I. B. Tauris, 2001. 452 p.
Location: LSF- click "Place Requests" for delivery to any Yale library, DB929 E5513 2001 (LC)

The will to survive : a history of Hungary / Bryan Cartledge. Tiverton : Timewell Press, 2006. 606 p.
Location: Bass Library, DB925 .C37X 2006 (LC)


Hungarian heritage. Budapest : Published for the European Folklore Institute by Molnar & Kelemen Oriental Publishers, 2000- 
Location: SML, GR154.5 H85 (LC)

The Hungarian quarterly. Budapest : MTI, 1993- Continues: NHQ; the new Hungarian quarterly
Location: SML, DB901 N47 (LC), current issues in SML Periodical Room. (Section 9)

Hungarian studies : journal of the International Association of Hungarian Studies.  Budapest : Akademiai Kiado, 1985- 
Location: SML, DB901 H85 (LC)