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- 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...
- Springer 2013; US$ 39.99
Kärnten wird in der sozialwissenschaftlichen Literatur als ?Sonderfall? der österreichischen Zeitgeschichte beschrieben; der Volksgruppenkonflikt zwischen der slowenischsprachigen Minderheit und der deutschsprachigen Mehrheit, der politische Erfolg des ?Dritten Lagers? und eine politische Kultur, die mit Korruptionsskandalen, Ausgrenzung von Fremden... more...
- Berghahn Books 2009; US$ 120.00
During the four decades of the communist regime in Czechoslovakia a vast literature on working-class movements has been produced but it has hardly any value for today's scholarship. This remarkable study reopens the field. Based on Czech, Slovak, German and other sources, it focuses on the history of the multi-ethnic social democratic labor movement... more...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 2009; US$ 26.95
After Hitler, Before Stalin examines the crucial postwar period in Slovakia, following Nazi occupation and ending with the Communist coup of February1948. Centering his work around the major political role of the Catholic Church and its leaders, James Ramon Felak offers a fascinating study of the interrelationship of Slovak Catholics, Democrats,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 180.00
Since Slovakia achieved independent statehood at the end of 1992 it has become one of the most prosperous post-communist states. This book provides a unique and thorough introduction to Slovakia and will enable the reader to understand its multi-faceted nature. The book includes chapters on Twentieth Century History, Politics, Economy and International... more...
- Oval Books 2008; US$ 4.99
Appearances are deceptive Never make the error of underestimating the Aussies. They love to portray a casual disregard for everything around them, but no-one accidentally achieves a lifestyle as relaxed as theirs. Logic down under Aussies will twist any statistics to their own ends. One statistic doing the rounds was that 40% of drivers... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Ch. Links Verlag 2012; US$ 9.22
Hauptbeschreibung Deutsche meinen, die Österreicher zu kennen. Das suggerieren ihnen gemeinsame Sprache, unbeschwerte Urlaubserlebnisse und aktuelle Medienberichte. Aber kennen sie sie wirklich? Was auf beiden Seiten der Grenze gleich aussieht und genauso klingt, ist noch lange nicht dasselbe. Auf besondere Art nähert sich Norbert Mappes-Niediek,... more...