Sanitizing Szigetvár: On the post-imperial fashioning of nationalist memory

  title={Sanitizing Szigetv{\'a}r: On the post-imperial fashioning of nationalist memory},
  author={Jeremy F. Walton},
  journal={History and Anthropology},
  pages={434 - 447}
ABSTRACT In this essay, I examine an early modern battle between the Habsburg and Ottoman Empires, the Siege of Szigetvár, and its protagonists, Nikola Šubić Zrinski and Sultan Süleyman the Magnificent, as sites of memory in Hungary, Croatia, and Turkey. In relation to recent commemorations of the Siege, I focus on how sanctioned memories of Szigetvár have been sanitized for national(ist) ends, evacuating fraught historical and political questions related to the enmity between the two empires… 
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