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- 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95
Whilst much recent scholarly work has sought to place early modern British and Irish history within a broader continental context, most of this has focused on western or northern Europe. In order to redress the balance, this new study by David Worthington explores the connections linking writers and expatriates from the later Tudor and Stuart kingdoms... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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 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...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00
This compilation employs interdisciplinary perspectives to explore the historical interactions between central Europe and China. It presents a comparative cultural analysis of issues related to language, literature and culture, scientific traditions, conceptions of the law, economic, social and political systems,values and philosophical... 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...
- 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...