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  • The Czechs and the Lands of the Bohemian Crownby Hugh Agnew

    Hoover Institution Press 2004; US$ 19.99

    In this first up-do-date, single volume history of the Czechs, Agnew provides an introduction to the major themes and contours of Czech history for the general reader—from prehistory and the first Slavs to the Czech Republic's entry into the European Union. more...

  • A Life Dedicated to the Republicby Josette Baer

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 36.99

    Josette Baer retraces the eventful life of Slovak politician Vavro ?robár, the principal figure in the implementation of Czechoslovak democracy in Slovakia. From his student days and fight for Slovak civil rights in Upper Hungary to his active resistance to German fascism, ?robár shaped Czechoslovakia?s turbulent history in the first half of the twentieth... more...

  • Revolution, Modus Vivendi, or Sovereignty?by Josette Baer; Duncan Kovac

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 26.99

    This study, the first of its kind in English, presents an overview of Slovak intellectual history in the 19th century, including the debates surrounding the memorandum of 1861, the political stagnation of the 1880s, characterized by an increasingly Russophile orientation, and, finally, Czechoslovakism as the way to common independence with the Czechs.... more...

  • Frommer's Prague and the Best of the Czech Republicby Mark Baker; Hana Mastrini

    Wiley 2010; US$ 17.99

    Wander the cobblestone streets of Prague's Old Town at twilight. See chapter 8. Detailed maps throughout Exact prices, directions, opening hours,and other practical information Candid reviews of hotels and restaurants,plus sights, shopping, and nightlife Itineraries, walking tours, and trip-planning ideas Insider tips from local... more...

  • The Czech Readerby Jan Ba?ant; Nina Ba?antová; Frances Starn; Robin Kirk

    Duke University Press 2010; US$ 94.95

    Introduces the history, culture, and politics of the Czech people through more than 150 primary texts and images. more...

  • History of the Habsburg Empire 1273-1700, Aby Jean Berenger

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 90.95

    The first part of a two-volume history of the Habsburg Empire from its medieval origins to its dismemberment in the First World War. This important volume (which is self-contained) meets a long-felt need for a systematic survey in English of the Habsburgs and their lands in the late medieval and early modern periods. It is primarily concerned with... more...

  • Joseph IIby T C W Blanning

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 70.95

    Joseph II (1741--90) -- son and eventual successor of Maria Theresa -- has conventionally been seen in the context of the "Enlightened Despot'' reformers. Today's turmoil in his former territories invites a rather different perspective, however, as Joseph grapples with the familiar and intractable problems of creating a viable unitary state out of... more...

  • Nationale Kontrahenten oder Partner?by Christoph Boyer

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 1999; US$ 98.00

    In der Zwischenkriegszeit war das Verhältnis zwischen den Tschechen und Deutschen in der Ersten Tschechoslowakischen Republik in vieler Hinsicht gespannt. In besonderem Maße galt dies für die Wirtschaft. Die Studie beruht auf einem umfangreichen Fundus neu erschlossener Quellen aus den Archiven beider Länder. Christoph Boyer schlägt Schneisen in das... more...

  • The Austriansby Gordon Brook-Shepherd

    Basic Books 2009; US$ 23.00

    This is a masterful survey of Austria?s controversial place at the heart of European history. From the Reformation through the Napoleonic and Cold Wars to European Union, a superb history of Austria?s central role in uniting Western civilization is covered. 24 pages of photographs and maps are included. “Connoisseurs of Austria and its delightful... more...

  • Coping With Distancesby Jorgen Ole Bærenholdt

    Berghahn Books 2007; US$ 34.95

    The Nordic Atlantic area has seen remarkable examples of social formations in areas that many would perceive as too remote to allow the construction of functioning communities. But through innovations, networking and the formation of identities people have coped with distances, thus continuously rebuilding societies in Northern Norway, Iceland,... more...