Budapest

portrait of a city between East and West
Victor Sebestyen
Book - 2022

"From the critically acclaimed historian Victor Sebestyen, the enthralling account of historical and cultural events that define Budapest, a unique city on the fault line between East and West in the heart of Europe. Including an eight-page insert of photographs, this book is a glorious homage to an extraordinary city"--

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Sebestyen, Victor, 1956- (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Pantheon Books, 2022.
Edition:First American edition.
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