Collision of Identities



SKU: 978-606-28-1019-1 Category:


Bertalan Pusztai’s Collision of Identities: Assimilation and Myth-making among Hungarian Greek Catholics examines the emergence of Hungary’s Greek Catholic communities made up of Hungarians, Romanians, and Carpatho-Rusyns in the 16th and 17th centuries, describes how the rise of nationalism in the 19th century created a new Hungarian Greek Catholic cultural identity, and shows the rebirth of Greek Catholicism in the 20th century after the fall of the Berlin Wall.

The book features:

  • A preface and 8 chapters
  • 3 maps showing the dominant language in the Uzh region in 1773, 1806, and 1902.
  • 5 figures illustrating Hungary’s Greek Catholic leaders and their community
  • An Appendix with a full English translation of the Memorial Book of the Roman Pilgrimage of the Greek Catholic Hungarians, including  a two-page foldout map of Hungary’s Greek Catholic settlements in 1900

Additional information

Weight 2 lbs
Dimensions 9.1 × 6.5 × .75 in




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