Synopses & Reviews
- Full-color Photographs
- Bolded Glossary Terms in Text
Discover the history, land, wildlife, economy, transportation, communication government, holidays, festivals, sports, leisure, and culture of Hungary. This book discusses Hungarys history including Chief rpd, King Stephen, Ottoman rule, trisection, Lajos Kossuth, the 1956 Revolution and EU admission. Geographic features such as the Danube River, Transdanubia, the Great and Little Alflds and Lake Balaton are examined, as well as plants and wildlife. Major cities such as Budapest, Debrecens, and Miskolc are highlighted. Hictoric landmarks such as the Matthias Church, House of Parliament, Royal Palace and National Gallery, and State Opera House are introduced. Also covered are famous Hungarian writers from Blint Balassa to Peter Esterhazy, musicians such as Bla Bartk, Franz Liszt, and artist Lszl Moholy-Nagy. In addition, bold glossary terms, phonetic spellings, a fast facts page, a graphic timeline, a recipe, an index, maps, and full-color photos accompany this easy-to-read text.