Aims and Scope

The Hungarian Historical Review is a peer-reviewed international journal of the social sciences and humanities with a focus on Hungarian history. The journal’s geographical scope—Hungary and East-Central Europe—makes it unique: the Hungarian Historical Review explores historical events in Hungary, but also raises broader questions in a transnational context. The articles and book reviews cover topics regarding Hungarian and East-Central European History. The journal aims to stimulate dialogue on Hungarian and East-Central European history in a transnational context. The journal fills lacuna, as it provides a forum for articles and reviews in English on Hungarian and East-Central European history, making Hungarian historiography accessible to the international reading public and part of the larger international scholarly discourse.

The Hungarian Historical Review

(Formerly Acta Historica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae)

30 Országház utca, Budapest H – 1014, Hungary

Postal address: H-1250 Budapest, P.O. Box 9. Hungary



Published quarterly by the Institute of History, Research Centre for the Humanities (RCH), Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS).

Responsible Editor: Pál Fodor (Director General).

Prepress preparation by the HAS RCH Institute of History, Research Assistance Team; leader: Éva Kovács. Page layout: Imre Horváth; cover design: Gergely Böhm.

Printed in Hungary, by Akaprint, Budapest.

Translators/proofreaders: Alan Campbell, Matthew W. Caples, Thomas Cooper, Sean Lambert, Paul Olchváry.

Annual subscriptions: $80/€60 ($100/€75 for institutions), postage excluded.

For Hungarian institutions HUF7900 per year, postage included.

Single copy $25/€20. For Hungarian institutions HUF2000.

Send orders to The Hungarian Historical Review, H-1250 Budapest, P.O. Box 9. Hungary; e-mail:

Articles, books for review, and correspondence concerning editorial matters, advertising, or permissions should be sent to The Hungarian Historical Review, Editorial, H-1250 Budapest, P.O. Box 9. Hungary; e-mail: Please consult us if you would like to propose a book for review or a review essay.

Copyright © 2012 The Hungarian Historical Review by the Institute of History, Research Centre for the Humanities, Hungarian Academy of Sciences. All rights reserved. No part of this book may be reproduced, stored, transmitted, or disseminated in any form or by any means without prior written permission from the publisher.


Supported by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS)

HU ISSN 2063-8647

HU ISSN 2063-9961 (Online)