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Introduction / Philip Barker and Thomas Lorman Law and the ancient constitution in Medieval and Early Modern Hungary / Martyn Rady The birth of the constitution in the eighteenth-century Hungarian political thought / István M. Szijártó Resurrecting the past, reshaping the future: the rise of the 'ancient constitution' at the Diet of 1790/1 / Philip Barker Reforming or replacing the historical constitution? Lajos Kossuth and the April Laws of 1848 / Ferenc Hörcher Reform fever and disillusionment: constitutional codification fiascos of the Hungarian liberals after the Settlement of 1867 / András Cieger The use and abuse of flexibility: Hungary's historical constitution, 1867-1919 / Thomas Lorman Law I of 1920 and the historical constitution / István Szabó Law I of 1946 and Law XX of 1949: continuity or discontinuity in traditional Hungarian constitutionalism? / Balázs Fekete Is a revival possible?: theoretical reflections on the historical constitution / Kálmán Pócza Epilogue: on the future(s) of the historical constitution / Ferenc Hórcher and Kálmán Pócza Primary sources on Hungarian constitutional history