On the Borderland of the Ottoman Empire: National Sentiment and Foreign Policy (László Bíró) 153

Antal Molnár: The Catholic Missions and the Origins of Albanian Nation-Building at the Beginning of the 17th Century 157
Eleonóra Géra: The Secret Life of Don Thomaso Raspassani, an Albanian Freedom Fighter 187
Krisztián Csaplár-Degovics: Dalmatian Borgo Erizzo and the Albanian Nation-Building: The New Albanian-Policy of Austria–Hungary, 1896 205
Tamás Dudlák: Turkish Foreign Policy on New Foundations: The Emergence of the Syrian Conflict and the Paradigm Shift in Turkish Foreign Policy, 2011–2012 223
Tamás Szabó: Hopes and Unfulfilled Promises: Hungarian–Romanian Relations and the Hungarians in Romania before and after the Transition 247

Gábor Gyóni: 1941 in Russian Historiography: Interpretations, Contradictions, Politics 271

Book Reviews
The Calvary and Survival Strategies of the Ottoman Armenians (Éva Blénesi) 297
Studies from the Garden of Pleasure – The Romance of the Rose (Laura Fábián) 302

Narratives of Transition: 1989 – The Year of Political Breakthrough (Miklós Mitrovits) 1

Miklós Mitrovits: Opportunities for Political, Cultural and Social Resistance: The Polish and Hungarian Examples 5
István Miklós Balázs: The First Orphans of the Polish Transition: The Congress of the Anti-system Opposition 25
Peter Jašek: The Velvet Revolution in Slovakia 39
István Kollai: Divergence in History: The Different Impact of Contemporary Events on Slovakian and Hungarian Political Thinking 61
Gusztáv D. Kecskés: NATO and Eastern Europe, 1988–1992: Situation and Activities of NATO: Transformation and Continuity 79
Péter Vámos: “This is a Favourable Moment for Us to Move Forward with Hungarian–Taiwanese Relations”: The Opening of the Taipei Trade Office in Budapest 99
György Lukács B.: Tito’s Yugoslavia in Croatian and Slovenian Public Thinking after 1989 119

Book Reviews
Yugoslavia from a Historical Perspective (László Bíró) 129
Alija Izetbegović: The Horseman of the Apocalypse or a Peace Angel (László Márkusz) 139
Historiography and Autocracy: Czars, Contemporaries, Lessons (Eszter Bartha) 143
Mendicant Friars, Farming Monks (Máté Urbán) 146

tsz 2019 04STUDIES
Éva Halász The decima et nona in the era of Anjou and Sigismund 571
Bálint Lakatos The Diplomats of the Hungarian–Bohemian King. Royal Envoys and Missions in the Jagiellonian period, 1490–1526. Part I. Preliminary Research Report 593
Gábor Mikó The Formulary of Miklós Oláh Miklós. Introductory Study to a Critical Edition in Preparation 617
Eszter Márta Baros-Gyimóthy Widowed Women and their New Families in an Eighteenth-Century Market Town in Gömör County 633
Gabriella Erdélyi Miklós Esterházy as Paterfamilias. Succession and Emotions in a Seventeenth-Century Aristocratic Dynasty and Stepfamily 657
Ágnes Deák An Attempt to Regulate Official Language Use in Hungary in 1865 681
Andreas Schmidt-Schweizer In the Buffer Zone of the Cold War and the German Question. Cultural Relations between the Peoples’s Republic of Hungary and the Two German States (1949–1989) 703
Csaba Zahorán ”Peace will Last as Long as the Neighbour Wants It.” Trianon and the Relationship of Hungary to her Neighbours in Our Day 731
Marius Diaconescu ”Complete National Liberty” in the Declaration of Alba Iulia of 1 December 1918 745
Ondrej Ficeri To Take the Responsibility for Trianon 763
Gergely Romsics – Csaba Zahorán Pioneering Historians. Remarks on the Margin of an Unfinished Dispute 777

HHR 2016 3 B1 kicsiThe latest thematic issue of The Hungarian Historical Review is entitled Saints Abroad. Its contents are available here. The periodical can be purchased or ordered at the HAS RCH Institute of History (MTA BTK Történettudományi Intézet, Budapest 1014, Úri u. 53. I. em. 57.; Phone: +36 1 224-6700/626. Mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) and at HAS RCH Penna Bookstore of Humanities (MTA BTK Penna Bölcsész Könyvesbolt, 1053 Budapest, Magyar utca 40., Phone: +36 30 203 1769, Mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). Single issue EUR 20, postage excluded; annual subscription for 2017: EUR 60 (EUR 75 for institutions), postage excluded. More information at www.hunghist.org.

vt2016 1 borito 1 kisThe first issue of World History (Világtörténet) for 2016, a thematic issue dedicated to Saint Martin of Tours) has been published. The present volume, edited by Marianne Sághy, contains multidisciplinary studies which reflect the new directions of the Martin-research on the occasion of the 1700th anniversary of the Saint’s birth at Savaria (modern Szombathely in Hungary). Attention is mainly focused on the hagiographical work of Sulpicius Severus, its late antique socio-religious background, and the examination of the early expansion (fourth to tenth centuries) of the cult, for these aspects have received little scholarly treatment in Hungarian so far. The impresarios of Saint Martin’s international cult were bishops, poets, kings, nuns, emperors and monks: each of them was attracted by a different element in the multifaceted personality of Martin, and the feature emphasised most varied from period to period, and from soldier to bishop, mystic to missionary. Saint Martin has remained the symbol of apostolic poverty and first monasticism for later Christian generations. It is hoped that these studies will not only contribute to a better understanding of the portrayal and cult of Saint Martin, but also give new momentum to Hungarian research of late antique hagiography.