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History of Central Europe

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  • The Challenge of Ethnic Conflict, Democracy and Self-determination in Central Europeby Anton Pelinka; Dov Ronen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.50

    This volume provides an overall assessment of ethnic diversity in Central Europe in historical context and presents a critical assessment of the conflict in former Yugoslavia. It advances a hypothesis on the origins of ethnic conflict, proposes an approach to the prevention and reduction of ethnic conflict in general and in Central Europe in particular,... more...

  • The Ghosts of Europeby Anne Porter

    D & M Publishers 2010; US$ 27.99

    One of the country?s most distinguished writers and publishers returns to her roots to explore the consequences of democracy in the former Habsburg lands. In 1989 the Berlin Wall was dismantled. Communism gave way to democracy. Since that time the former borderlands of the long defunct Hapsburg Empire and the more recently dispersed Soviet Empire... more...

  • Regional and International Relations of Central Europeby Zlatko Sabic; Petr Drulák

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 105.00

    Focused on the role of Central Europe in international politics at the turn of the 20th century, the authors take stock of the knowledge about the discipline of IR, enhance the visibility of scholars from Central Europe, and fill the void which has emerged after several researches on Central Europe were completed in the 1990s. more...

  • Absolutism in Central Europeby Peter Wilson

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 40.95

    Absolutism in Central Europe is about the form of European monarchy known as absolutism, how it was defined by contemporaries, how it emerged and developed, and how it has been interpreted by historians, political and social scientists. This book investigates how scholars from a variety of disciplines have defined and explained political development... more...

  • The Politics of Ethnicity in Central Europeby Dr Karl Cordell

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 163.00

    This volume deals with the politics of ethnicity in East-Central Europe. The major part of the book focuses upon the nature of identity and inter-ethnic relations in the Central European region of Silesia. Although Silesia is terra incognita to most of the English-speaking world, for centuries it has been contested by German, Polish, Czech, Prussian,... more...

  • Central Europeby Lonnie Johnson

    Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 64.99 US$ 55.89

    This historical survey of Central Europe covers a region that encompasses contemporary Germany, Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Austria, Hungary, Slovenia, and Croatia. Author Lonnie R. Johnson illuminates the competing religious, cultural, economic, national, and ideological interests that have driven the history of Central Europe in the past... more...

  • The Rise of Medieval Towns and States in East Central Europeby Jiri Machacek

    BRILL 2010; US$ 247.00

    This book is a contribution to the understanding the transformations that took place across Europe during the second half of the first millennium. The goal is to draw conclusions on the basis of the archaeological evidence from important centres. more...

  • China und Europaby Walter Pape; Susanne Preuschoff; Yuqing Wei; Jin Zhao

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.27

    Der Sammelband thematisiert aus interdisziplinärer Perspektiver zentrale europäisch-chinesische Debatten. Sprache, Literatur und Kultur, Wissenschaftstraditionen, Rechtsauffassungen, wirtschaftliche, soziale und politische Konstellationen, Werte und philosophische Grundlagen werden kulturvergleichend analysiert und so auch Perspektiven... more...

  • Central Europe Since 1945by Paul G. Lewis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95

    Central Europe - here, Poland, the German Democratic Republic, Czechoslovakia and Hungary - is at the centre of international attention since the Soviet collapse. An understanding of its postwar history is critical to an appreciation of the challenges facing its present rulers. This is an engrossing account of the installation, development, operation... more...

  • Liberal Nationalism in Central Europeby Stefan Auer

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    After the collapse of communism there was a widespread fear that nationalism would pose a serious threat to the development of liberal democracy in the countries of central Europe. This book examines the role of nationalism in post-communist development in central Europe, focusing in particular on Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovakia. It argues... more...