New Issue of The Hungarian Historical Review: Special Issue on the History of Family

HHR3The first issue of Volume 3 (2014) of The Hungarian Historical Review has been published! This special thematic issue is entitled "The History of Family, Marriage and Divorce in Eastern Europe".
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The Hungarian Historical Review

 

New Series of Acta Historica
Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae
Volume 3 No. 1 2014
The History of Family, Marriage and Divorce in Eastern Europe

Gabriella Erdélyi and Sándor Horváth
Special Editors of the Thematic Issue

Contents

Articles

ANDRÁS PÉTER SZABÓ: Betrothal and Wedding, Church Wedding and Nuptials: Reflections on the System of Marriages in Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-Century Hungary 
GYÖRGY KÖVÉR: “A Satisfactory Combination in Every Respect…” The Spouse Selection Dilemmas of a Young Man of the Christian Middle Class at the Turn of the Century
MIKOŁAJ SZOŁTYSEK, SIEGFRIED GRUBER: Living Arrangements of the Elderly in Two Eastern European Joint-Family Societies: Poland–Lithuania around 1800 and Albania in 1918
LEVENTE PAKOT: Family Composition, Birth Order and Timing of First Marriages in Rural Transylvania. A Case Study of Szentegyházasfalu (Vlăhiţa) and Kápolnásfalu (Căpâlniţa), 1838–1940
STANISLAV HOLUBEC: Between Scarcity and Modernity: Working Class Families in Prague in the Interwar Period
MÓNIKA MÁTAY: The Adventures of Dispute: a Marriage Crisis
SÁNDOR NAGY: One Empire, Two States, Many Laws. Matrimonial Law and Divorce in the Austro–Hungarian Monarchy

Book Reviews

Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin. By Timothy Snyder.
Reviewed by László Borhi
Régi könyvek, új csillagok [Old Books, New Stars]. By Gábor Farkas.
Reviewed by Benedek Láng 
Köleséri Sámuel tudományos levelezése 1709–1732 [The Scientific Correspondence of Sámuel Köleséri]. By Zsigmond Jakó. Edited by Zsuzsa Font. 
Reviewed by Mihály Balázs
Unfinished Utopia. Nowa Huta, Stalinism, and Polish Society, 1949–56. By Katherine Lebow. 
Reviewed by Róbert Balogh
Hungary and Romania Beyond National Narratives: Comparisons and Entanglements. Edited by Anders E.B. Blomqvist, Constantin Iordachi, and Balázs Trencsényi.
Reviewed by R. Chris Davis

Notes on Contributors