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Budapest 1900

John Lukacs

Budapest 1900

a historical portrait of a city and its culture

by John Lukacs

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Published by Grove Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Budapest (Hungary) -- Civilization

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-236) and index.

    StatementJohn Lukacs.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 255 p., [32] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages255
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18791843M
    ISBN 100802132502
    OCLC/WorldCa44486071

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Read 35 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Lukacs's book is a lyrical, sometimes dazzling, never merely nostalg /5. Budapest is a special book—an eloquent tribute to a city by an urbane man of letters.” —Ivan Sanders, The New York Times Book Review “Lukacs’ book is a lyrical, sometimes dazzling, never merely nostalgic evocation of a glorious period in [Budapest’s] history.” —Istvan Deak, /5(49).

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Budapest is a special book–an eloquent tribute to a city by an urbane man of letters.” –Ivan Sanders, The New York Times Book Review “Lukacs’ book is a lyrical, sometimes dazzling, never merely nostalgic evocation of a glorious period in [Budapest’s] history.” –Istvan Deak.

This is a cultural history of Budapest in the period immediately around () rather than a political one and describes the city in its heyday.I read this book to add colour to my understanding of Hungary and Budapest in particular and it did give me a better understanding of the the city and the cultural life however I felt it could /5(30).

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About this Item: Vince Klado, Budapest,F/F, first ed,Klosz Gyorgy, Budapest,photographs of the same places in Budapest taken years apart, grey oblong hard covers, 16x15cm, white lett on cover and spine, very white, unmarked pp, text in both Hungarian and English, 56 b&w plates with descriptions, each plate has a version and a version of the.

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That astonishing book showed me how very little I know about Eastern Europe, especially the states along the Danube. Lukacs shows us how Pest, once smaller than Buda, grew to dominate the city we know today.

He marshals a lot of statistics, and is always careful to show how Budapest stacked up against the other major European cities in /5(2). I found this book gave a vivid picture really conveying the vibrancy and explosive growth of Budapest around It captures the author's awe at how Budapest rose from almost nothing to the fastest growing city in Europe, the world's 6th biggest city, with Europe's biggest parliament building, stock exchange and railway station/5(36).

A distinguished historian and Budapest native offers a rich and eloquent portrait of one of the great European cities at the height of its powers. Budapest, like Paris and Vienna, experienced a remarkable exfoliation at the end of the nineteenth century.

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