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History of Central Europe

  • 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 Carolingians in Central Europe, their history, arts, and architectureby H. Schutz

    BRILL 2004; US$ 138.00

    This work presents an historical overview of the Frankish realms in Central Europe during the Carolingian period. It examines the cultural inventory deposited by the scribal culture in Central Europe as represented by manuscripts, crystals, ivories, and gem incrusted liturgical art. more...

  • Central Europeby Lonnie Johnson

    Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 48.99

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 105.68

    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...

  • 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 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...

  • 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...