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  • Central European Crossroadsby Pieter C. van Duin

    Berghahn Books 2009; US$ 24.95

    During the four decades of the communist regime in Czechoslovakia a vast literature on working-class movements has been produced but it has hardly any value for today?s scholarship. This remarkable study reopens the field. Based on Czech, Slovak, German and other sources, it focuses on the history of the multi-ethnic social democratic labor movement... more...

  • Kaunitz and Enlightened Absolutism 1753?1780by Franz A. J. Szabo

    Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 50.00

    The first major archivally based study of the political career of Wenzel Anton Kaunitz, State Chancellor of the Habsburg Monarchy from 1753 to 1792. more...

  • Czechoslovakia between Stalin and Hitlerby Igor Lukes

    Oxford University Press, USA 1996; US$ 74.99

    The Munich crisis of 1938, in which Great Britain and France decided to appease Hitler's demands to annex the Sudentenland, has provoked a vast amount of historical writing. The era has been thoroughly examined from the perspectives of Germans, French, and British political establishments. But historians have had, until now, only a vague understanding... more...

  • Dynastic Marriages 1612/1615by Margaret M. McGowan

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 129.95

    The union of the two royal houses - the Habsburgs and the Bourbons - in the early seventeenth century illustrates the extent to which marriage was a tool of government in Renaissance Europe, and festivals a manifestation of power and cultural superiority. With contributions from scholars representing a range of disciplines, this volume provides an... more...

  • Critical Thinking in Slovakia after Socialismby Jonathan L. Larson

    Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 90.00

    Critical Thinking in Slovakia after Socialism interrogates the putative relationship between critical thought and society through an ethnographic study of civic discourse in post-1989 Slovakia. Drawing on original fieldwork as well as on anthropological theories of language and culture, Jonathan Larson uncovers traces of patterned elements of criticism... more...

  • Understanding Multiculturalismby Johannes Feichtinger; Gary B. Cohen

    Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 32.95

    Multiculturalism has long been linked to calls for tolerance of cultural diversity, but today many observers are subjecting the concept to close scrutiny. After the political upheavals of 1968, the commitment to multiculturalism was perceived as a liberal manifesto, but in the post-9/11 era, it is under attack for its relativizing, particularist,... more...

  • The Limits Of Loyaltyby Laurence Cole; Daniel Unowsky

    Berghahn Books 2007; US$ 29.95

    The overwhelming majority of historical work on the late Habsburg Monarchy has focused primarily on national movements and ethnic conflicts, with the result that too little attention has been devoted to the state and ruling dynasty. This volume is the first of its kind to concentrate on attempts by the imperial government to generate a dynastic-oriented... more...

  • Slovakiaby Karen Henderson

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 180.00

    This book provides a unique and thorough introduction to Slovakia and will enable the reader to understand its multi-faceted nature. It includes chapters on Twentieth Century History, Politics, Economy and International Relations. more...

  • The Prague Spring and its Aftermathby Kieran Williams

    Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 35.00

    An analysis of the Prague Spring using sources which have become available since the 1989 revolution. more...

  • Czechoslovakia, 1918-92by Professor Jaroslav Krejcí; Pavel Machonin

    Palgrave Macmillan 1998; US$ 208.00

    Following World War 1 a unique experiment in state-building took place between two closely kindred nations in Eastern Europe; an attempt to build up a composite ethnic - Czechoslovak-nation and provide it with an adequate political framework. This book gives the reader a succinct account of this experiment by means of ethnopolitical, economic and sociological... more...