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  • The Czechs and the Lands of the Bohemian Crownby Hugh Agnew

    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...

  • Paradigmen der Moderneby Helmut Bachmaier

    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...

  • A Life Dedicated to the Republicby Josette Baer

    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...

  • Revolution, Modus Vivendi, or Sovereignty?by Josette Baer; Duncan Kovac

    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...

  • 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...

  • Rethinking Vienna 1900by Steven Beller

    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...

  • History of the Habsburg Empire 1273-1700, Aby Jean Berenger

    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...

  • 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...

  • Joseph IIby T C W Blanning

    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...

  • The Rough Guide to Austriaby Jonathan Bousfield; Rob Humphreys

    Rough Guides 2008; US$ 24.99

    Discover a land of breath-taking beauty and inspiring culture with The Rough Guide to Austria, the most comprehensive guide to Austria available. The full-colour introduction with stunning photography will whet your appetite for the country?s many highlights, from the world-class city of Vienna and the astonishing architecture of Salzburg to the snow-capped... more...