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