158 Reviews / East Central Europe 38 (2011) 155–167 Ablonczy, Balázs. Pál Teleki (1874–1941): Th e Life of a Controversial Hungarian Politician . Translated by Th omas J. and Helen D. DeKornfeld. Boulder, CO: Social Science Monographs, 2006. 338 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8803-3595-9. Among the dramatis personae of the history of interwar Hungary, only a handful of names bulk as large as Pál Teleki’s (1874 – 1941). At a glance, his two tenures as prime minister oﬀ er them- selves as crucial markers for the period. It was on Teleki’s ﬁ rst watch that the infamous numerus clausus act of 1920 went on the books, severely restricting the enrollment of Jews and women at Hungarian universities. It was during his second term that Hungary passed its second anti- Jewish law and recovered much of the territory surrendered in the Treaty of Trianon. He is per- haps best known for his suicide on the eve of Hungary’s entry into the Second World War on the side of the Axis, a deed mourned by his contemporaries as martyrdom and by some of our own as the redemptive sacriﬁ ce of a national hero. Yet there was an incredibly eventful life before
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