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Forradalom Után
Forradalom Után
By Gyula Szekfü
Cserépfalvi, 1947, 207 pp

In his first postwar book Hungary's great Catholic historian performs an unexpected volte face: he rejects western democracy as a superannuated political concept, endorses the Communist-led revolution in Hungary and the new order in the U.S.S.R., and accepts Soviet hegemony in East-Central Europe as a permanent state of affairs dictated by geopolitical considerations.