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Arkadiusz Adamczyk

"The Cross is our sign"

Sciendo, 2020
Details
First Published
20 Dec 2020
Languages
English
Pages
279
Illustration
-
Copyright
© 2020 Sciendo
Format
PDF
ISBN
9788395815096
First Published
15 Dec 2020
E-Pub
ISBN
9788395815096
First Published
15 Dec 2020
PaperBack
ISBN
9788395815089
First Published
31 Dec 2021
Book Subjects
Architecture and Design, Architecture, History, Historical Periods, Contemporary History until 1945, Other Topics, Regional and National History, Europe, Eastern Europe

This monograph is a fascinating story about Count János Esterházy – a character that is slowly breaking through to the historical consciousness of Poles – a political activist of Hungarian origin, whose activity dates back to the period of the First Czechoslovak Republic and independent Slovakia. It is fascinating not only because of Esterházy’s remarkable life position, but also due to the author’s exceptional approach to the topic. A. Adamczyk took a challenge against the existing narration about János Esterházy, full of emotion and simplification. In fact, Esterházy, being Hungarian, was involved in the activities aimed at providing assistance to the Hungarian minority in Czechoslovakia (after 1939 – in Slovakia). Doing his best for the good of his countrymen, he did not hesitate to openly confront the most important decision-makers of the state of Masaryk and Beneš, as well as those of Slovakia, ruled by priest J. Tiso at that time. Therefore, his contemporaries considered him an enemy of Czech and Slovak statehood. Moreover, the general impression about the count’s character was further complicated by his firm position against Nazism and Soviet Communism and his attachment to the Catholic Church. The author of the monograph undertook a difficult task to consider all the factors, which determined Esterházy’s actions. Whether he succeeded or not, let the readers decide.


The book is based on the publication "Janos Esterházy 1901-1957. Polityk, parlamentarzysta, męczennik" published by Wydawnictwo Sejmowe.

"The Cross in our sign" is published under auspices of the Fundacja Wyszehradzka.

Financed by Wacław Felczak Institute of Polish-Hungarian Cooperation and Wacław Felczak Alapitvany in Budapest.

Fundacja Wyszehradzka Instytut Współpracy Polsko-Węgierskiej im. Wacława Felczaka


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Details
First Published
20 Dec 2020
Languages
English
Pages
279
Illustration
-
Copyright
© 2020 Sciendo
Format
PDF
ISBN
9788395815096
First Published
15 Dec 2020
E-Pub
ISBN
9788395815096
First Published
15 Dec 2020
PaperBack
ISBN
9788395815089
First Published
31 Dec 2021
Book Subjects
Architecture and Design, Architecture, History, Historical Periods, Contemporary History until 1945, Other Topics, Regional and National History, Europe, Eastern Europe

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