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  • Tschechienby Hans-Jörg Schmidt

    Ch. Links Verlag 2012; US$ 11.41

    Hauptbeschreibung Nach Prag locken Stein gewordene Geschichte und die wunderschöne Altstadt ebenso wie Kafka, Schwejk und gutes Bier. Was sich jedoch hinter den renovierten Jugendstilfassadenverbirgt, wie die Tschechen auch außerhalb der Metropole leben und wie sie aus der schwierigen Geschichte heraus die deutschen Nachbarn beurteilen, bleibt den... more...

  • Heimweh nach Pragby Joseph Roth; Helmuth Nürnberger

    Wallstein Verlag 2012; US$ 36.54

    Hauptbeschreibung Für keine andere Zeitung hat Joseph Roth so lange geschrieben wie für das seinerzeit weit über die Grenzen der Tschechoslowakei hinaus gelesene "Prager Tagblatt": Der erste Beitrag des damals noch ganz unbekannten Germanistikstudenten, ein Gedicht, erschien 1917, der letzte 1937, als der mittlerweile berühmte Journalist und Romancier... more...

  • The Prague Spring and the Warsaw Pact Invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968by Günter Bischof; Stefan Karner; Peter Ruggenthaler

    Lexington Books 2009; US$ 49.99

    The essays of a dozen leading European and American Cold War historians analyze the 'Prague Spring' and the Warsaw Pact invasion of Czechoslovakia in light of new documentary evidence from the archives of two dozen countries and explain what happened behind the scenes. They also reassess the weak response of the United States and consider whether Washington... more...

  • The A to Z of Slovakiaby Stanislav J. Kirschbaum

    Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 33.99

    The A to Z of Slovakia offers an up to date series of cross-referenced dictionary entries on Slovak political, social, and economic development since the creation of the second Slovak Republic in 1993 until its admission into the European Union in 2004. It includes all of the political actors: the presidents, prime ministers, and party leaders, and... more...

  • The Emergence of the Bohemian Stateby Petr Charvát

    BRILL 2010; US$ 154.00

    Drawing especially on new data from archaeology, history, art history and cultural or social anthropology, this book offers a new vision of the origins of the Bohemian state. It is based both on interpretation of evidence not sufficiently taken into consideration up to now, and on research results of a wide range of international scholarship. more...

  • Dissolution of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, 1867-1918,Theby John W. Mason

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95

    This book charts the history of the last fifty years of the Austro-Hungarian Empire from 1867 to 1918. it reveals that the Habsburg Monarchy, though not in a healthy state before 1914, was not in fact doomed to collapse. The author examines foreign and domestic policies and reveals the weaknesses inherent in the Empire.He also shows how the Austro-Hungarian... more...

  • Xenophobe's Guide to the Austriansby Louis James

    Oval Books 2011; US$ 4.99

    A guide to understanding the Austrians that delves into the cultural curiosities and peculiar characteristics of this land-locked nation   "The Austrian needs lots of persuading to have his traditions tampered with in the name of modernization and efficiency. He is attached to his sausage, his insipid beer, and the young white wine... more...

  • Fin-De-Siecle Viennaby Carl E. Schorske

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 24.00

    "Not only is it a splendid exploration of several aspects of early modernism in their political context; it is an indicator of how the discipline of intellectual history is currently practiced by its most able and ambitious craftsmen. It is also a moving vindication of historical study itself, in the face of modernism's defiant suggestion that history... more...

  • Frommer's Vienna Day by Dayby Teresa Fisher

    Wiley 2009; US$ 12.99

    This full colour guide shows travellers how to navigate their way through Vienna's boulevards, discover the architecture, enjoy the markets and find antiques and contemporary furniture. Special Interest Tours including Imperial Vienna, Jugendstil Vienna, City of Music, Kids' Vienna, Jewish Vienna and The Third Man Walking Tours... more...

  • Frommer's Prague and the Best of the Czech Republicby Mark Baker; Hana Mastrini

    Wiley 2010; US$ 17.99

    Wander the cobblestone streets of Prague's Old Town at twilight. See chapter 8. Detailed maps throughout Exact prices, directions, opening hours,and other practical information Candid reviews of hotels and restaurants,plus sights, shopping, and nightlife Itineraries, walking tours, and trip-planning ideas Insider tips from local... more...