Remove the Trouble from Your Heart by Esther Pasztory
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Remove the Trouble from Your Heart
By Esther Pasztory

Remove the Trouble from Your Heart

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Remove the Trouble from Your Heart by Esther Pasztory

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Esther Pasztory sought refuge in the United States after the 1956 anti-communist revolution in Hungary. Her memoir chronicles the difficulty of straddling two cultures both personally and professionally and Pasztory's escape into a third, ancient culture where she felt her spirit was free to roam. Interweaving her work with the Aztec and Incan history with her past experiences in Hungary and her present life in America. Her story will appeal not only to readers who wrestle with their dual heritage but also to historians who seek an intimate account of post-communist Hungary.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780880336277
ISBN-10: 0880336277
Format: Hardback
(218mm x 148mm x 12mm)
Pages: 120
Imprint: East European Monographs
Publisher: East European Monographs
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Esther Pasztory

Esther Pasztory is Lisa and Bernard Selz Professor in Pre-Columbian Art History at Columbia University.

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