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- Hoover Institution Press 2004; US$ 19.99
In this first up-do-date, single volume history of the Czechs, Agnew provides an introduction to the major themes and contours of Czech history for the general reader—from prehistory and the first Slavs to the Czech Republic's entry into the European Union. more...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 1994; US$ 28.95
With the fall of socialism in Europe, the former East bloc nations experienced a rebirth of nationalism as they struggled to make the difficult transition to a market-based economy and self-governance. The dissolution of Czechoslovakia, in particular, underscored the power of ethnic identity and ancestral loyalties. Hugh Agnew develops the... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1990; US$ 188.00
Die in dem Band versammelten Aufsatze sind aus einer Ringvorlesung 1984/85 an der Universitat Konstanz hervorgegangen. Sie versuchen, die Logik der Wiener Moderne exemplarisch zu erhellen. Nach dem Verlust des Zentralwertes (Broch) und dem Zerfall des Habsburger Ordens wurde in Teilbereichen von Wissenschaft und Kunst eine Restitution holistischer... more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 36.99
Josette Baer retraces the eventful life of Slovak politician Vavro ?robár, the principal figure in the implementation of Czechoslovak democracy in Slovakia. From his student days and fight for Slovak civil rights in Upper Hungary to his active resistance to German fascism, ?robár shaped Czechoslovakia?s turbulent history in the first half of the twentieth... more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 26.99
This study, the first of its kind in English, presents an overview of Slovak intellectual history in the 19th century, including the debates surrounding the memorandum of 1861, the political stagnation of the 1880s, characterized by an increasingly Russophile orientation, and, finally, Czechoslovakism as the way to common independence with the Czechs.... more...
- Interlink Publishing 2014; US$ 13.00
Since its foundation in the ninth century Prague has punched way above its weight to become a fulcrum of European culture. The city?s most illustrious figures in the fields of music, literature and film are well known: Mozart staged the premiere of his opera Don Giovanni here; in the early twentieth century Franz Kafka was at the forefront of the... more...
- Berghahn Books 2001; US$ 27.95
Fin-de-siecle Vienna remains a central event in the birth of the century's modern culture. Our understanding of what happened in those key decades in Central Europe at the turn of the century has been shaped in the last years by an historiography presided over by Carl Schorske's Fin de Siecle Vienna and the model of the relationship between politics... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 90.95
The first part of a two-volume history of the Habsburg Empire from its medieval origins to its dismemberment in the First World War. This important volume (which is self-contained) meets a long-felt need for a systematic survey in English of the Habsburgs and their lands in the late medieval and early modern periods. It is primarily concerned with... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 70.95
Joseph II (1741--90) -- son and eventual successor of Maria Theresa -- has conventionally been seen in the context of the "Enlightened Despot'' reformers. Today's turmoil in his former territories invites a rather different perspective, however, as Joseph grapples with the familiar and intractable problems of creating a viable unitary state out of... more...