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  • Forging a Multinational Stateby John Deak

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 65.00

    Forging a Multinational State provides a much-needed history of state-building in central Europe during the long nineteenth century. more...

  • Imaginative Geographies of Algerian Violenceby Jacob Mundy

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 27.95

    Using the war in 1990s Algeria as a point of departure, this study examines the ways in which the science and management of armed conflicts after Cold War has become increasingly reliant upon antipolitical, and thus highly defective, understandings of mass violence. more...

  • Der Wettbewerb zur Wiener Ringstraßeby Harald Stühlinger

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 91.00

    Im Dezember 1857 entschied Kaiser Franz Joseph I. die Gräben, die Umwallung und die Fortifikation der inneren Stadt Wiens aufzulassen. Stattdessen ordnete er den Bau eines Boulevards an, der auch das alte Glacis ersetzen sollte. Schon 1858 wurde ein städtebaulicher Wettbewerb abgehalten, der über die Zukunft der k. u. k. Metropole entscheiden... more...

  • Der Wiener Kreisby Friedrich Stadler

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 94.06

    Die zweite Auflage dieses inzwischen vergriffenen Buches (1. Auflagen Suhrkamp 1997/2001) stellt die einzige Gesamtdarstellung und Dokumentation des Wiener Kreises im historischen Kontext dar. Es liefert eine wissenschaftsgeschichtliche und systematische Untersuchung zum Logischen Empirismus des Wiener Kreises, der bis heute als bahnbrechende Strömung... more...

  • Malevolent Museby Oliver Hilmes; Donald Arthur

    Northeastern University Press 2015; US$ 34.99

    The fascinating life and times of the one and only Alma Mahler more...

  • The Czecho-Slovak Struggle for Independence, 1914-1920by Brent Mueggenberg

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 45.00

    The calamity of World War I spawned dozens of liberation movements among ethnic and religious groups throughout the world. Of this array of peoples aspiring toward self-determination, none were more successful in realizing that goal than the Czechs and Slovaks. From its humble beginning the Czecho-Slovak liberation movement grew into an impressive... more...

  • Havelby Michael Zantovsky

    Atlantic Books 2014; US$ 11.99

    Vaclav Havel: iconoclast and philosopher king, an internationally successful playwright who became a political dissident and then, reluctantly, a president. His pivotal role in the Velvet Revolution and the modern Czech Republic makes him a key figure of the twentieth century. Michael Zantovsky was one of Havel's closest confidants. They lived through... more...

  • The Habsburg Empire 1700-1918by Jean Berenger; C.A. Simpson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 75.95

    This is the eagerly awaited second volume of Jean Bérenger's history of the Habsburgs. It covers the last two centuries of their rule and provides a compelling account of the fluctuations of Habsburg dynastic power and its disintegration after World War One. Bérenger gives a rich portrait of Habsburg greatness under Maria Theresa and Joseph II and... more...

  • A History of the Habsburg Empire 1273-1700by Jean Berenger; C.A. Simpson

    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...

  • Metternich's German Policy, Volume IIby Enno E. Kraehe

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 64.00 US$ 58.24

    Using new archival sources, this book shows that Prussia sought not the unity of Germany but its partition into five masses loosely enough joined to assure her control of the North. Hardenberg, not Metternich, supported the feudalistic claims of the estates suppressed by Napoleon and the resurrection of ancient estates' assemblies based mainly on... more...