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History of Central Europe

  • The Uses of Humanismby Gábor Almási

    BRILL 2009; US$ 147.00

    Through the case studies of two Hungary born humanists, Johannes Sambucus and Andreas Dudith, this book explores the world of late-sixteenth century East Central European humanism, presenting the ways a scholarly culture became meaning and sellable for a wide group of learned elite. 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...

  • Mitteleuropa and German Politicsby Jorg Brechtefeld

    Palgrave Macmillan 1996; US$ 176.00

    The revival of the region of east-central Europe known as 'Mitteleuropa' began in Hungary and Czechoslovakia. For Germany, 'Mitteleuropa' became a renewed geopolitical concept. Since 1990 Mitteleuropa has increasingly become a region of German economic engagement. However, German elites failed however to develop a coherent political approach to that... more...

  • Different Paths to the Nationby Dr Laurence Cole

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 115.00

    The essays in this volume analyse issues of national and regional identity during a key phase of nation-state formation in mid-nineteenth century Europe. By asking how contemporaries articulated regional and national identities, the book offers a fresh prospective on the process of nationalization in modern German, Austrian and Italian histories. 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...

  • Central European History and the European Unionby Stanislav J. Kirschbaum

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 115.00

    This is a volume of scholarly essays that considers the meaning of Europe by examining aspects of Central European history as well as issues dealing with the EU's enlargement into Central Europe. These factors contribute to ideas of a definition of Europe that reflects the values and aspirations of all its citizens. 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...

  • 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...

  • Racist Extremism in Central & Eastern Europeby Cas Mudde

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 56.95

    This handbook on racist extremism in Central and Eastern Europe is the result of a unique collaborative research project of experts from the ten new and future post-communist EU member states. All chapters are written to a common framework, making it easier to compare individual countries and include sections on: racist extremist organizations (political... more...