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- 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...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 58.00
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Universitätsverlag Wagner 2014; US$ 25.91
Das Landlibell, eine auf den 23. Juni 1511 datierte feierliche Kaiserurkunde Maximilians I. für die Tiroler Landstände, galt lange Zeit als eine der zentralen Verfassungsurkunden der Tiroler Geschichte, die in Mitteleuropa einzigartig dastehe, die vermeintliche Besonderheit der Tiroler Wehrverfassung wesentlich mitbedingt habe und bis zum Ende der... 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...
- De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2014; US$ 24.00
Gottfried Niedhart analyzes the key role played by West Germany in the process of détente in Europe, which was understood by the West German political coalitions in power during this period as a means of transcending the status quo. At the same time, he explains the policies of the Warsaw Pact, whose members, unlike West Germany, saw détente as a means... more...
- Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 95.00
Multiculturalism has long been linked to calls for tolerance of cultural diversity, but today many observers are subjecting the concept to close scrutiny. After the political upheavals of 1968, the commitment to multiculturalism was perceived as a liberal manifesto, but in the post-9/11 era, it is under attack for its relativizing, particularist,... more...
- StudienVerlag 2014; US$ 20.51
Die bisher erschienenen Österreichischen Wohnhandbücher 1995, 1997, 2004, 2007 und 2010 zeigen deutlich den raschen Wandel der Rahmenbedingungen im österreichischen Wohnbau. Im neuen Wohnhandbuch 2013 wird eine vertiefte Einsicht in die Situation des Wohnbaus in Österreich geboten. Folgende Themen werden behandelt: - Demographische Rahmenbedingungen;... more...