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  • Karel Kramár (1860–1937)by Martina Winkler

    De Gruyter 2002; US$ 154.00

    In den letzten Jahren hat, bedingt durch aktuelle politische Entwicklungen ebenso wie wissenschaftliche Debatten, das Interesse an der Geschichte Ostmitteleuropas deutlich zugenommen. Ostmitteleuropa als Region der Überschneidungen historischer Strukturen, als "Herz" Europas, als Ort der Identitätssuche; diese Bedeutung wird auch an der... more...

  • Joseph IIby T C W Blanning

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    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...

  • Habitus und Politik in Kärntenby Christian Dorner-Hörig

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 29.77

    Kärnten wird in der sozialwissenschaftlichen Literatur als „Sonderfall“ der österreichischen Zeitgeschichte beschrieben; der Volksgruppenkonflikt zwischen der slowenischsprachigen Minderheit und der deutschsprachigen Mehrheit, der politische Erfolg des „Dritten Lagers“ und eine politische Kultur, die mit Korruptionsskandalen, Ausgrenzung von Fremden... 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 Šrobár, 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, Šrobár shaped Czechoslovakia’s turbulent history in the first half of the twentieth... 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...

  • A History of the Habsburg Empire 1273-1700by Jean Berenger; C.A. Simpson

    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...

  • Der Wettbewerb zur Wiener Ringstraßeby Harald Stühlinger

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 91.00

    Im Dezember 1857 entschied Kaiser Franz Joseph I. die Gräben, die Umwallung und die Fortifikation der inneren Stadt Wiens aufzulassen. Stattdessen ordnete er den Bau eines Boulevards an, der auch das alte Glacis ersetzen sollte. Schon 1858 wurde ein städtebaulicher Wettbewerb abgehalten, der über die Zukunft der k. u. k. Metropole entscheiden... more...

  • The Habsburg Empire 1700-1918by Jean Berenger; C.A. Simpson

    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...

  • Fools and Heroesby Peter Hruby

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Fools and Heroes: The Changing Role of Communist Intellectuals in Czechoslovakia details two crucial years of 1948 and 1968 that marked the climax of contradictory developments, namely, the acceptance and repudiation of Soviet ideology and statecraft. Organized into three parts, this book begins with the class struggle and moral problems in Czechoslovakia.... more...

  • Origins of the Czech National Renascenceby Hugh LeCaine Agnew

    University of Pittsburgh Press 1994; US$ 28.95

    With the fall of socialism in Europe, the former East bloc nations experienced a rebirth of nationalism as they struggled to make the difficult transition to a market-based economy and self-governance.  The dissolution of Czechoslovakia, in particular, underscored the power of ethnic identity and ancestral loyalties. Hugh Agnew develops the argument... more...