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  • Understanding Multiculturalismby Johannes Feichtinger; Gary B. Cohen

    Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 34.95

    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...

  • The Limits of Loyaltyby Laurence Cole; Daniel Unowsky

    Berghahn Books 2007; US$ 34.95

    The overwhelming majority of historical work on the late Habsburg Monarchy has focused primarily on national movements and ethnic conflicts, with the result that too little attention has been devoted to the state and ruling dynasty. This volume is the first of its kind to concentrate on attempts by the imperial government to generate a dynastic-oriented... more...

  • Havelby Michael Zantovsky

    Atlantic Books 2014; US$ 11.99

    Vaclav Havel: iconoclast and philosopher king, an internationally successful playwright who became a political dissident and then, reluctantly, a president. His pivotal role in the Velvet Revolution and the modern Czech Republic makes him a key figure of the twentieth century. Michael Zantovsky was one of Havel's closest confidants. They lived through... more...

  • Slovakiaby Karen Henderson

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 180.00

    Since Slovakia achieved independent statehood at the end of 1992 it has become one of the most prosperous post-communist states. This book provides a unique and thorough introduction to Slovakia and will enable the reader to understand its multi-faceted nature. The book includes chapters on Twentieth Century History, Politics, Economy and International... more...

  • The Prague Spring and its Aftermathby Kieran Williams

    Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 37.00

    An analysis of the Prague Spring using sources which have become available since the 1989 revolution. more...

  • Czechoslovakia, 1918-92by Professor Jaroslav Krejcí; Pavel Machonin

    Palgrave Macmillan 1998; US$ 219.00

    Following World War 1 a unique experiment in state-building took place between two closely kindred nations in Eastern Europe; an attempt to build up a composite ethnic - Czechoslovak-nation and provide it with an adequate political framework. This book gives the reader a succinct account of this experiment by means of ethnopolitical, economic and sociological... more...

  • Nationale Kontrahenten oder Partner?by Christoph Boyer

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 105.00

    In der Reihe "Quellen und Darstellungen zur Zeitgeschichte" sind über die Jahrzehnte zahlreiche wegweisende Beiträge der Forschung erschienen, mit denen das Institut seine führende Rolle in der Zeitgeschichtswissenschaft etabliert hat. Bis in die 1970er Jahre standen Publikationen zur NS-Forschung im Vordergrund, beispielsweise "Hitlers... more...

  • Hitler and Czechoslovakia in World War IIby Patrick Crowhurst

    I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 14.95

    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...

  • Warrior of Godby Victor Verney

    Frontline Books 2009; US$ 12.99

    Jan Zizka (1370-1424) was a formidable figure whose life and military career was set amidst the whirlwind of monumental revolutions - military, religious, political and social - that engulfed medieval Europe in the 14th and 15th centuries. The leader of Bohemia's Hussite Revolution - the first of the religious wars during the Protestant Reformation... more...

  • Entspannung in Europaby Gottfried Niedhart

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 24.00

    Mitte der 1960er Jahre trat der Ost-West-Konflikt in eine neue Phase ein. Auf die Konfrontation im Kalten Krieg folgte die antagonistische Kooperation in der Ära der Entspannung. Die Bundesrepublik leistete einen wesentlichen Beitrag zu dieser Entwicklung: Sie entschärfte die deutsche Frage, indem sie die territoriale Nachkriegsordnung... more...