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Apor, Balázs. The Invisible Shining: The Cult of Mátyás Rákosi in Stalinist Hungary, 1945–1956. Budapest-New York: Central European University Press, 2017.
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Apor, Balázs. “The Stalin Cult and the Construction of the Second World in Hungary in the Early Cold War Years.” In Socialist Internationalism in the Cold War: Exploring the Second World, edited by Patryk Babiracki and Austin Jersild, 49-76. Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2016.
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Apor, Balázs. “Rákosi’s Travels: A Hungarian Communist’s Journey to the West.” In: Mobility in the Russian, Central and East European Past, edited by Róisín Healy, 137-151. London and New York: Routledge, 2019.