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Der Lange Türkenkrieg (1593-1606) Vol. I

by Bruno Mugnai & Christopher Flaherty

After more than half-a-century of wars in Hungary, the conflict between the Habsburgs and the Sublime Porte explodes in 1593, after a series of border incidents. The confrontation was soon regarded as crucial...


The Rosary, the Republic, and the Right: Spain and the Vatican Hierarchy, 19311939

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...


Maximilian Affair

by Sara Yorke Stevenson

Of all the Eye-Witness books the Sara Yorke Stevenson's Maximilian in Mexico: A Woman's Reminiscences of the French Intervention 1862 - 1867 is one of the most lucid, informed, and balanced. He write this reportage...


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...


Salus Vienna Tua

by Henry Elliot Malden

splendid book this"Salus Vienna Tua", from the orginal work of British historian Henry Elliot Malden thet provides a detailed account of the intricate machinations between the Habsburgs and the Ottomans. Malden’s...


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

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...


Thunder at Twilight: Vienna 1913/1914

by Frederic Morton

With a new introduction by the author marking the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I.


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: A History of the Middle Danube Provinces of the Roman Empire: A History of the Middle Danube Provinces of the Roman Em

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...


Politics in Color and Concrete: Socialist Materialities and the Middle Class in Hungary

by Krisztina Fehérváry

Material culture in Eastern Europe under state socialism is remembered as uniformly gray, shabby, and monotonous-the worst of postwar modernist architecture and design. Politics in Color and Concrete revisits...


Austro-Hungarian Battleships 1914-18

by Ryan Noppen & Paul Wright

Despite imperial politics, a modern Austro-Hungarian battleship fleet was built and contested Italian dominance of the Adriatic and the Mediterranean through a series of daring naval raids that netted greater...


The Memory Factory: The Forgotten Women Artists of Vienna 1900

by Julie M. Johnson

The Memory Factory introduces an English-speaking public to the significant women artists of Vienna at the turn of the twentieth century, each chosen for her aesthetic innovations and participation in public...