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- University of Ottawa Press 2010; US$ 19.99
In October 1956, a spontaneous uprising took Hungarian Communist authorities by surprise, prompting Soviet authorities to invade the country. After a few days of violent fighting, the revolt was crushed. In the wake of the event, some 200,000 refugees left Hungary, 35,000 of whom made their way to Canada. This would be the first time Canada would... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2005; US$ 175.00
After 1945, state patriotism of communist regimes in Eastern Europe was characterized by the widespread use of national symbols. In communist Hungary the party (MKP) widely celebrated national holidays, national heroes, erected national statues, and employed national street names. Martin Mevius' pioneering study examines the origins of this socialist... more...
- Verlagsgruppe Styria 2013; US$ 9.45
Anno domini 1683: Großwesir Kara Mustafa, von Ehrgeiz zerfressen, wagt das große Kriegs- Abenteuer: den Angriff auf Wien, die Residenzstadt des Giaurenkönigs, den ?Goldenen Apfel? osmanischer Eroberungsträume. Ein Unternehmen, das Tod und Zerstörung über den Osten des Habsburgerreichs bringt, das Hunderttausende Menschen ins Unglück stürzt und dessen... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 219.00
At the height of the first Cold War in the early 1950s, the Western powers worried that occupied Austria might become 'Europe's Korea' and feared a Communist takeover. The Soviets exploited their occupation zone for maximum reparations. American economic aid guaranteed Austria's survival and economic reconstruction. Their military assistance turned... more...
- Edition Steinbauer 2014; US$ 18.92
This is the English translation of Neugebauer's acclaimed Der österreichische Widerstand 1938-1945, which the author has enlarged and thoroughly revised to reflect recent research findings. In the ?Anschluss' of March 1938 Austria was annexed by Hitlerite Germany. While many Austrians were involved in the National Socialist regime and its crimes against... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00
Why and how do states in Eastern Europe take action on behalf of ethnic kin in neighboring states? Based on a qualitative study of Hungary and its changing relationship to the three million ethnic Hungarians in neighboring states, the book argues that it is not the ties of ethnicity, but the political interests of kin-state elites that drive engagement... more...
- Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 83.02
Der Piaristenorden gehörte im 18. Jahrhundert zu den am weitesten verbreiteten Lehrorden in der Habsburgermonarchie. Die Aufhebung des Jesuitenordens im Jahr 1773, in deren Folge der Piaristenorden mit der Übernahme einiger ehemaliger Jesuitengymnasien an Bedeutung gewann, schuf die Voraussetzungen für umfassende Reformen im Bildungsbereich. Damit... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 122.00
The relationship of policy to strategy is a central issue in international studies. Using the little-known but highly relevant example of British planning for the occupation in 1945, the book provides a case-study in the practicalities of 'liberating' enemy territory. It looks at the way in which policy was developed and then reconciled with those... more...
- Linkgua 2014; US$ 1.00
José María Blanco White was a masterful, canonical voice in Cadiz and Seville as well as a member of the Academia de Letras Humanas. He left Spain for England in 1810, where he resumed his studies of English, his second language, and Greek. He was a professor at the University of Oxford and wrote literary criticisms in English and Spanish that were... more...