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Paprika, Foie Gras, and Red Mud: The Politics of Materiality in the European Union

by Zsuzsa Gille

In this original and provocative study, Zsuzsa Gille examines three scandals that have shaken Hungary since it joined the European Union: the 2004 ban on paprika due to contamination, the 2008 boycott of Hungarian...


World War One: A Concise History - The Great War

by Scott S. F. Meaker

World War One: A Concise History - The Great War The First World War was supposed to be the war that ended all wars, hence the name, the Great War. The Great War was off to a bad start from the German perspective....


Death by Fame

by Andrew Sinclair

In 1898 Luigi Lucheni fatally stabbed Elisabeth, Empress of Austria, on Lake Geneva as she prepared to board a steamer from the Mont Blanc pier. Her life had been one of both profound sadness and inspiring perseverance;...


For God and Kaiser: The Imperial Austrian Army, 1619-1918

by Richard Bassett

Among the finest examples of deeply researched and colorfully written military history, Richard Bassett's For God and Kaiser is a major account of the Habsburg army told for the first time in English. Bassett...


The Politics of Cultural Retreat: Imperial Bureaucracy in Austrian Galicia, 1772-1867

by Iryna Vushko

An illuminating history of state-building, nationalism, and bureaucracy, this book tells the story of how an international cohort of Austrian officials from Bohemia, Hungary, the Hapsburg Netherlands, Italy,...


Scandal in a Small Town: Understanding Modern Hungary Through the Stories of Three Families

by Marida C. Hollos

Part of "ASPA Classics" series, this book compiles various contributions to the theory and practice of performance measurement that have been published in various journals affiliated with the American Society...


The Rosary, the Republic, and the Right: Spain and the Vatican Hierarchy, 1931¿1939

by Karl J. Trybus

The birth of the Second Spanish Republic in April 1931 ushered in a period of possible secularization to Spain. Liberals welcomed legal changes, while conservatives feared the special “privileges” they enjoyed...


The Provisional Austrian Regime in Lombardy-Venetia, 1814-1815

by R. John Rath

When Austrian soldiers first set foot in Lombardy-Venetia in October, 1813, they were greeted everywhere as liberators and friends. In the spring of 1815, when Joachim Murat's efforts to establish a united Italy...


The Siege of Vienna: The Last Great Trial Between Cross & Crescent

by John Stoye

"In his splendid study The Siege of Vienna, the Oxford historian John Stoye provides a detailed account of the intricate machinations between the Habsburgs and the Ottomans. Mr. Stoye's description of the siege...


The Habsburg Empire 1700-1918

by NoContributor

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...


The Trigger: Hunting the Assassin Who Brought the World to War

by Tim Butcher

On a summer morning in Sarajevo almost a hundred years ago, a teenager took a pistol out of his pocket and fired not just the opening rounds of the First World War but the starting gun for modern history. By...


Metternich's Diplomacy at Its Zenith, 1820-1823: Austria and the Congresses of Troppau, Laibach, and Verona

by Paul W. Schroeder

What Metiernich wanted at the peak of his career, why he wanted it, and the methods by which he achieved his goals are questions brilliantly answered in this survey and analysis of the Austrian chancellor's...


A History of the Habsburg Empire 1273-1700

by Jean Bérenger

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...


Noricum (Routledge Revivals)

by Geza Alfoldy

The Roman province of Noricum occupied most of Austria as well as parts of Italy, Germany and the Balkans. Noricum, first published in 1974, presents a comprehensive history of Noricum, from 400 BC to the end...


The War of Austrian Succession 1740-1748

by M.S Anderson

Set in motion by the disputed succession of Maria Theresa and her husband to the lands and dignities of Emperor Charles VI, this series of major conflicts (1740-48) involved far more than just the fate of the...


Austria, Prussia and The Making of Germany: 1806-1871

by John Breuilly

It is often argued that the unification of Germany in 1871 was the inevitable result of the convergence of Prussian power and German nationalism.  John Breuilly here shows that the true story was much more...


The Dissolution of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, 1867-1918

by John W. Mason

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...


The Hungarians: A Thousand Years of Victory in Defeat

by Paul Lendvai & Jefferson Decker

The Hungarians is the most comprehensive, clear-sighted, and absorbing history ever of a legendarily proud and passionate but lonely people. Much of Europe once knew them as "child-devouring cannibals" and...


Pannonia and Upper Moesia (Routledge Revivals): A History of the Middle Danube Provinces of the Roman Empire

by András| Mócsy

In Pannonia and Upper Moesia, first published 1974, András Mócsy surveys the Middle Danube Provinces from the latest pre-Roman Iron Age up to the beginning of the Great Migrations. His primary concern is to...


The Ideological Cold War: The Politics of Neutrality in Austria and Finland

by Johanna Rainio-Niemi

This book opens new perspectives into the Cold War ideological confrontations. Using Austria and Finland as an example, it shows how the Cold War battles for the hearts and minds of the people also influenced...