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  • Habsburg Empire 1700-1918, Theby Bérenger Jean

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 75.95

    This is the eagerly awaited second volume of Jean Bérenger's history of the Habsburgs. It covers the last two centuries of their rule and provides a compelling account of the fluctuations of Habsburg dynastic power and its disintegration after World War One. Bérenger gives a rich portrait of Habsburg greatness under Maria Theresa and Joseph II and... more...

  • Die Prager Botschaftsflüchtlinge 1989by Karel Vodicka

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 34.72

    Biographische InformationenDr. Karel Vodicka ist Politikwissenschaftler am Hannah-Arendt-Institut für Totalitarismusforschung an der TU Dresden. ReiheBerichte und Studien - Band 067 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...

  • The Habsburgsby Paula Sutter Fichtner

    Reaktion Books 2014; US$ 39.00

    The death of Archduke Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo in 1914 not only sparked the beginning of World War I?it also initiated the beginning of the end of the six-hundred-year-old Habsburg dynasty, which fell apart when the war ended, changing Europe forever. But how did the Habsburgs come to play such a decisive role in the fate of the continent? Paula... 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...

  • Das Tiroler Landlibell von 1511by Martin P. Schennach

    Universitätsverlag Wagner 2014; US$ 25.51

    Das Landlibell, eine auf den 23. Juni 1511 datierte feierliche Kaiserurkunde Maximilians I. für die Tiroler Landstände, galt lange Zeit als eine der zentralen Verfassungsurkunden der Tiroler Geschichte, die in Mitteleuropa einzigartig dastehe, die vermeintliche Besonderheit der Tiroler Wehrverfassung wesentlich mitbedingt habe und bis zum Ende der... 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...

  • Entspannung in Europaby Gottfried Niedhart

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2014; US$ 24.00

    Gottfried Niedhart analyzes the key role played by West Germany in the process of détente in Europe, which was understood by the West German political coalitions in power during this period as a means of transcending the status quo. At the same time, he explains the policies of the Warsaw Pact, whose members, unlike West Germany, saw détente as a means... more...

  • Understanding Multiculturalismby Johannes Feichtinger; Gary B. Cohen

    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...

  • Österreichisches Wohnhandbuch 2013by Klaus Lugger; Wolfgang Amann

    StudienVerlag 2014; US$ 20.19

    Die bisher erschienenen Österreichischen Wohnhandbücher 1995, 1997, 2004, 2007 und 2010 zeigen deutlich den raschen Wandel der Rahmenbedingungen im österreichischen Wohnbau. Im neuen Wohnhandbuch 2013 wird eine vertiefte Einsicht in die Situation des Wohnbaus in Österreich geboten. Folgende Themen werden behandelt: - Demographische Rahmenbedingungen;... more...