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  • Paradigmen der Moderneby Helmut Bachmaier

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1990; US$ 188.00

    Die in dem Band versammelten Aufsatze sind aus einer Ringvorlesung 1984/85 an der Universitat Konstanz hervorgegangen. Sie versuchen, die Logik der Wiener Moderne exemplarisch zu erhellen. Nach dem Verlust des Zentralwertes (Broch) und dem Zerfall des Habsburger Ordens wurde in Teilbereichen von Wissenschaft und Kunst eine Restitution holistischer... more...

  • Malevolent Museby Oliver Hilmes; Donald Arthur

    Northeastern University Press 2015; US$ 34.99

    The fascinating life and times of the one and only Alma Mahler more...

  • The Afterlife of Austria-Hungaryby Adam Kozuchowski

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2013; US$ 25.95

    The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand in 1914 was just one link in a chain of events leading to World War I and the downfall of the Austro-Hungarian empire. By 1918, after nearly four hundred years of rule, the Habsburg monarchy was expunged in an instant of history. Remarkably, despite tales of decadence, ethnic indifference, and a failure... more...

  • Forging a Multinational Stateby John Deak

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 65.00

    The Habsburg Monarchy ruled over approximately one-third of Europe for almost 150 years. Previous books on the Habsburg Empire emphasize its slow decline in the face of the growth of neighboring nation-states. John Deak, instead, argues that the state was not in eternal decline, but actively sought not only to adapt, but also to modernize and build.... more...

  • Travel Viennaby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2007; US$ 4.99

    Travel Vienna - illustrated city guide, phrasebook, and maps. Indulge Yourself with a personal tour guide on Your PDA. Fully illustrated. Historical overviews. Interesting facts. Street Map, Metro Map, and more. Museums hours and ticket info. . Access the guide anytime, anywhere - at home, on the train, in the subway. Plan the trip during airplane... more...

  • Gender and Modernity in Central Europeby Agatha Schwartz

    University of Ottawa Press 2010; US$ 16.99

    At the end of the nineteenth century, Austro-Hungarian society was undergoing a significant re-evaluation of gender roles and identities. Debates on these issues revealed deep anxieties within the multi-ethnic empire that did not resolve themselves with its dissolution in 1918. Concepts of gender and modernity as defined by the Habsburg Monarchy... more...

  • Fin-De-Siecle Viennaby Carl E. Schorske

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 24.00

    A landmark book from one of the truly original scholars of our time: a magnificent revelation of turn-of-the-century Vienna where out of a crisis of political and social disintegration so much of modern art and thought was born. "Not only is it a splendid exploration of several aspects of early modernism in their political context; it is an indicator... more...

  • Identity, Aesthetics, and Sound in the Fin de Siècleby Dariusz Gafijczuk

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    This book is an analytic and historical portrait of the volatile decades at the beginning of the 20th century. Engaging with avant-garde art and thought, and concentrating on two of the most controversial and still culturally relevant personalities of Viennese modernism - Sigmund Freud and Arnold Schoenberg - it tells the story of a cultural experiment... more...

  • The Dissolution of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, 1867-1918by John W. Mason

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95

    This book charts the history of the last fifty years of the Austro-Hungarian Empire from 1867 to 1918. it reveals that the Habsburg Monarchy, though not in a healthy state before 1914, was not in fact doomed to collapse. The author examines foreign and domestic policies and reveals the weaknesses inherent in the Empire.He also shows how the Austro-Hungarian... more...

  • Der Wettbewerb zur Wiener Ringstraßeby Harald Stühlinger

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 68.67

    Vor 150 Jahren eröffnete Franz Joseph I. die Wiener Ringstraße. Nur ein paar Jahre zuvor, 1858 wurde dafür ein städtebaulicher Wettbewerb abgehalten. Das Buch untersucht erstmals den Wettbewerb, zu dem 85 Projekte eingereicht wurden, aber nur 30 Projekte erhalten geblieben sind und bettet ihn in einen größeren historischen sowie städtebaugeschichtlichen... more...