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- Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 165.00
This case study of the causes of the Thirty Years' War suggests an alternative framework to that of Absolutism, and views statebuilding as an interactive bargaining process that can engender challenges to political authority. It shows how selective court patronage changed the cultural habits of nobles in education, manners, and tastes, but failed to... more...
- MobileReference.com 2007; US$ 4.99
Travel Vienna - illustrated city guide, phrasebook, and maps. Indulge Yourself with a personal tour guide on Your PDA. Fully illustrated. Historical overviews. Interesting facts. Street Map, Metro Map, and more. Museums hours and ticket info. . Access the guide anytime, anywhere - at home, on the train, in the subway. Plan the trip during airplane... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.00
Sometimes a city can be like a bird. Just as the magpie is an inveterate collector, hoarding beautiful eclectic bits to line its nest, so Prague retains fragments from bygone regimes and centuries past to create a city of juxtaposition that is alternately exquisite and bizarre. Prague?s personality is expressed as much by its obvious beauty as by... more...
- Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2008; US$ 11.17
With over three million copies in print, CultureShock! is a dynamic and indispensable range of guides covering countless destinations around the world. The series is especially intended for travellers who are looking to truly understand the countries they are visiting and who might even consider residing there. more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 15.99
Foreword by Neal Acheson. Part I: The Capua of Minds. Vienna Preserved: the Palimpsest. Vienna Liberata: Civic Pride and the Metropolis. How to be Viennese. Masters and Servants: a Tale of Cognitive Dissonance. Love-Hate and Austromasochism. Cliches and the Art of Self-Irony. Backing into the Future. Part II: The Spirit of Place. Viennese Topography.... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 119.99
This second edition of the Historical Dictionary of Austria has been thoroughly updated and greatly expanded. Greater attention has been given to foreign affairs, economic institutions and policies, Austrian financial and commercial relations with the countries of the former Soviet bloc, social issues, religion, and politics. more...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 119.99
The second edition of the Historical Dictionary of the Czech State has been thoroughly updated and greatly expanded. Featuring a chronology, introductory essay, appendix, bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries, this detailed, authoritative reference provides understandings of the Czechs as a people; the territory they inhabit;... more...
- University of Ottawa Press 2010; US$ 16.99
At the end of the nineteenth century, Austro-Hungarian society was undergoing a significant re-evaluation of gender roles and identities. Debates on these issues revealed deep anxieties within the multi-ethnic empire that did not resolve themselves with its dissolution in 1918. Concepts of gender and modernity as defined by the Habsburg Monarchy... more...