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- 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...
- 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...
- Rough Guides 2008; US$ 24.99
Discover a land of breath-taking beauty and inspiring culture with The Rough Guide to Austria, the most comprehensive guide to Austria available. The full-colour introduction with stunning photography will whet your appetite for the country?s many highlights, from the world-class city of Vienna and the astonishing architecture of Salzburg to the snow-capped... more...
- 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...
- Catbird Press 1995; US$ 9.99
Never have two such important world figures collaborated in a biography: Tomá? Garrigue Masaryk (1850–1937), the original philosopher-president who founded Czechoslovakia in 1918, and Karel Capek (1890–1938), the leading Czech writer of the time. Capek interviewed Masaryk over a number of years and produced a single narrative that tells Masaryk's... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 45.00
The invasion of Czechoslovakia by Nazi Germany in March 1939 helped to precipitate Europe?s descent into World War II six months later. The move, supposedly to protect the Sudeten Germans, shocked many in Europe, who saw it as a clear statement of intent by Hitler. Here, Patrick Crowhurst argues that occupation of the Sudetenland and the Czech lands... more...
- Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 95.00
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...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 119.99
The second edition of the Historical Dictionary of the Czech State has been thoroughly updated and greatly expanded. Featuring a chronology, introductory essay, appendix, bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries, this detailed, authoritative reference provides understandings of the Czechs as a people; the territory they inhabit;... more...
- Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 95.00
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...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 119.99
This second edition of the Historical Dictionary of Austria has been thoroughly updated and greatly expanded. Greater attention has been given to foreign affairs, economic institutions and policies, Austrian financial and commercial relations with the countries of the former Soviet bloc, social issues, religion, and politics. more...