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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2009; US$ 45.51
Der Systemwechsel 1989 markiert eine Zäsur: Der Zerfall der kommunistischen Staatenwelt löst eine historisch beispiellose ökonomische, kulturelle und politische Transformation aus, die auch das Selbstverständnis der »westeuropäischen« Staaten verändert.Dies zeigt sich besonders in Zentraleuropa: Der Blick auf diese Region ermöglicht die Überwindung... more...
- Narr Francke Attempto 2013; US$ 56.30
Im Zuge der Jugoslawien-Kriege der 1990er Jahre kamen auch im deutschsprachigen "mediopolitischen Diskurs" (Jürgen Link) jene hegemonialen Formatierungsvorlagen diskursiver und narrativer Art, die von Maria Todorova als 'Balkanismen' beschrieben wurden, verstärkt zur Anwendung - welchen Niederschlag fanden sie in der deutschsprachigen Literatur über... more...
- Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 64.99
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...
- 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...
- 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...