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Children during the Holocaust

by Patricia Heberer AltaMira Press (May 31, 2011)

This compelling book tells the story of the Holocaust through the eyes, and fates, of its youngest victims. Following the arc of the persecutory policies of the Nazis and their sympathizers and the impact these...


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

by Krisztina Fehérváry Indiana University Press (September 16, 2013)

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...


Historical Dictionary of Austria

by Paula Sutter Fichtner Scarecrow Press (June 11, 2009)

This second edition of the Historical Dictionary of Austria has been thoroughly updated and greatly expanded. Greater attention has been given to foreign affairs, economic institutions and policies, Austrian...


Double Emperor

by Chip Wagar Hamilton Books (October 15, 2018)

For forty-three years, Francis I of Austria ruled a vast heterogenous Empire that came to dominate the continent of Europe. Ascending Charlemagne’s thousand-year throne of the Holy Roman Empire at the age...


Hitler's Austria

by Evan Burr Bukey The University of North Carolina Press (July 25, 2018)

Although Austrians comprised only 8 percent of the population of Hitler's Reich, they made up 14 percent of SS members and 40 percent of those involved in the Nazis' killing operations. This was no coincidence....


The Art of Resistance

by Allyson Fiddler Berghahn Books (October 01, 2018)

Well before the far-right resurgence that has most recently transformed European politics, Austria’s 1999 parliamentary elections surprised the world with the unexpected success of the Freedom Party of Austria...


The Golden Carriage and the House of Hapsburg

by Gloria A Austin Equine Heritage Institute (January 05, 2018)

                The "Golden Carriage" is the pinnacle of Gloria Austin’s carriage collection. This book reflects the history, majesty and details of the carriage. From its creation by the Armbruster...


Beyond the Trenches – The Social and Cultural Impact of the Great War

by Agata G. Handley, Piotr Zawilski & Elzbieta Katarzyna Dzikowska Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (October 10, 2017)

This collection of articles is the outcome of extensive investigations into archival materials, concerning the involvement of various nations in the Great War. The authors analyse the wartime experiences of...


Memory as Burden and Liberation

by Anna Wolff-Poweska Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (December 02, 2014)

This book examines both the obvious and less obvious ways in which Germans struggle with their Nazi past. It embraces only a small part of a complex problem, which is impossible for an individual author to grasp...


Elites and Politics in Central and Eastern Europe (1848–1918)

by Judit Pál & Vlad Popovici Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (April 23, 2014)

The volume deals with the evolution and metamorphoses of the political elite in the Habsburg lands and the neighbouring countries during the long 19th century. It comprises fourteen studies, compiled by both...


Barbarian Europe

by Karol MODZELEWSKI, Ewa Macura & Elena Rozbicka Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (May 31, 2015)

European culture has been greatly influenced by the Christian Church and Greek and Roman culture. However, the peoples of Europe’s remote past, whom the Greeks, Romans, and their medieval heirs called the...


A Slavic Republic of Letters

by Luka Vidmar Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (February 26, 2016)

This book discusses the correspondence between Jernej Kopitar, a co-founder of Slavic studies and proponent of Austro-Slavism, and Baron Žiga Zois, an Austrian nobleman and patron of the Slovene national revival....


Ideologies and Forms of Leisure and Recreation in Victorian Manchester

by Beata Kiersnowska Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (July 21, 2017)

This book analyses certain ideologies which governed the middle class’ hegemonic approach to leisure in Victorian Manchester. The study presents different forms of leisure, recreation and entertainment in...


Temporary Croatization of Parts of Eastern Slovenia between the Sixteenth and Nineteenth Century

by Boris Golec Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (June 14, 2017)

This book analyzes the reasons for the emergence and extinction of the Croatian name in four Slovene border regions. The author uses comparative methods and a broad spectrum of sources. In the early Modern Age,...


inklings – Jahrbuch fuer Literatur und Aesthetik

by Klaudia Seibel & Dieter Petzold Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (March 20, 2017)

«Inklings» nannte sich eine Gruppe von Schriftstellern und Geisteswissenschaftlern in Oxford, deren bekannteste Mitglieder J.R.R. Tolkien und C.S. Lewis waren. Die Inklings-Gesellschaft e.V. widmet sich seit...


American Responses to the Holocaust

by Hans Krabbendam & Derek Rubin Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (June 15, 2017)

This collection puts the topic of Jewish Studies and Holocaust Studies in a new American Studies perspective. This perspective compares the similarities and differences in responses and their transatlantic interaction....


Essays and Studies in Middle English

by Jacek Fisiak, Magdalena Bator & Marta Sylwanowicz Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (May 23, 2017)

This volume is a selection of papers presented at the 9th International Conference on Middle English held at Wyzsza Szkola Filologiczna (Philological School of Higher Education) in Wroclaw, Poland, from April...


Unequal Friendship

by Antoni Maczak Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (May 15, 2017)

This book analyzes the patron-client relationship over both space and time. It covers such areas of the globe as Europe, Africa and Latin America, and such periods in time as ancient Rome, seventeenth- and eighteenth-century...


Leap into Modernity – Political Economy of Growth on the Periphery, 1943–1980

by Adam Leszczynski Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (March 09, 2017)

This book describes struggles of different countries and their development after World War II. It presents a panorama of different ideologies of accelerated development, which dominated the world just before...


Transcultural Approaches to the Concept of Imperial Rule in the Middle Ages

by Jan Clauß, Christian Scholl & Torben R. Gebhardt Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (March 03, 2017)

During the Middle Ages, rulers from different regions aspired to an idea of imperial hegemony. On the other hand, there were rulers who deliberately refused to be «emperors», although their reign showed characteristics...


The United States Immigration Policy and Immigrants’ Responses

by Agnieszka Malek & Dorota Praszalowicz Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (April 18, 2017)

The contributions in this book focus on U.S. migration policies, receiving society, ethnic communities and return migration. The authors analyze various aspects of migratory history ranging from the nineteenth...


Through the Back Door

by Jerzy Kochanowski Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (February 01, 2017)

This book analyzes the history of the black market in Poland before the 1940s and the development of black-market phenomena in post-war Poland. The author evaluates the interrelation between black-market phenomena...


Intermarriage in Transylvania, 1895–2010

by Ioan Bolovan & Luminita Dumanescu Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (May 29, 2017)

This book reconstructs the perceptions about mixed marriages across generations, starting from a detailed analysis of the statistical background and a description of this phenomenon in the historical past, and...


Embracing Democracy

by Donald L. Wallace Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (September 10, 2014)

Hermann Broch wrote two of the most significant novels of German modernism, The Sleepwalkers and The Death of Virgil, which established his importance to German literature. His writings on democracy, mass delusion...


Occupying Space in Medieval and Early Modern Britain and Ireland

by Gregory Hulsman & Caoimhe Whelan Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (June 16, 2016)

This collection offers a range of interdisciplinary viewpoints on the occupation of space and theories of place in Britain and Ireland throughout the medieval and early modern periods. It considers space in...


Transnational Revolutionaries

by David Doolin Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (December 18, 2015)

The organization of several thousand Irish American men into a military outfit, which then attempted to invade Canada from within the United States, is a significant historical event that remains largely unexplored...


The Vanished Musicians

by Albrecht Dümling & Diana K. Weekes Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (April 15, 2016)

About 9,000 Jewish refugees from Nazi Germany settled in Australia between 1933 and 1945, a small fraction of the hundreds of thousands who fled. Although initially greeted with a mixed reception as «enemy...


WechselWirkungen

by Clemens Ruthner, Diana Reynolds Cordileone, Ursula Reber & Raymond Detrez Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (May 31, 2015)

What can post/colonial studies and their approaches contribute to our understanding of the Austro-Hungarian (k.u.k.) occupation and administration of Bosnia-Herzegovina from 1878 to 1914?

This anthology presents...


Do the Balkans Begin in Vienna? The Geopolitical and Imaginary Borders between the Balkans and Europe

by Ana Foteva Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (April 22, 2014)

Do the Balkans Begin in Vienna? takes up one of the most fraught areas of Europe, the Balkans. Variously part of the Austro-Hungarian, Ottoman, and Byzantine empires, this region has always been considered Europe’s...


Reframing the History of Family and Kinship: From the Alps towards Europe

by Dionigi Albera, Luigi Lorenzetti & Jon Mathieu Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (September 02, 2016)

Over the past few years, the cross-disciplinary field of research devoted to family and kinship history in Europe has seen the emergence of an important stream of studies developing wide-ranging comparative...


A Global History of Historical Demography

by Antoinette Fauve-Chamoux, Ioan Bolovan & Sølvi Sogner Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (July 31, 2016)

At the XXIst World Congress of the International Committee of Historical Sciences (ICHS/CISH) in 2010 in Amsterdam, the International Commission for Historical Demography (ICHD) decided to write an overview...


Cheese Manufacturing in the Twentieth Century

by Rita Maria Michela d'Errico, Claudio Besana & Renato Ghezzi Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (June 30, 2017)

Since the end of the nineteenth century the dairy sectors of some industrialised European and American countries have experienced a phase of growth that took place at a different rate and in a different manner...


L’Europe et la question énergétique

by Alain Beltran, Éric Bussière & Giuliano Garavini Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (September 09, 2016)

Au-delà des deux dates charnières de 1973 et 1979, il importe de considérer les évolutions qui ont touché l’Europe de l’ouest comme des mutations nécessaires dans un monde de moins en moins bipolaire....


Irish Education and Catholic Emancipation, 1791–1831

by Brian Fleming Peter Lang Ltd, International Academic Publishers (July 27, 2017)

The restrictions applied to Catholics in the early eighteenth century to curtail their political and economic power in Ireland were gradually removed by the British government in response to changing circumstances....


Memories of the Future

by Stephen Wilson & Deborah Jaffé Peter Lang Ltd, International Academic Publishers (May 31, 2017)

What is a memory of the future? Is it a myth, a fiction of a severed arm, a post-human debate or a broken time machine? In an increasingly insecure future-world there is an urgency to consider and debate these...


Theories of Dynamic Cosmopolitanism in Modern European History

by Georg Cavallar Peter Lang Ltd, International Academic Publishers (April 28, 2017)

It is often assumed that cosmopolitan thinkers since the Renaissance have simply adopted and refined concepts from classical antiquity. This study argues that modern European cosmopolitanism should be perceived...


A Land on the Threshold

by Hannes Obermair & Georg Grote Peter Lang Ltd, International Academic Publishers (May 26, 2017)

Among the many commemorations of World War I, little was made of the 100th anniversary of the secret Treaty of London between Italy and the Western War Allies in April 1915, which sealed the fate of South Tyrol...


Irish Studies and the Dynamics of Memory

by Marguérite Corporaal, Christopher Cusack & Ruud van den Beuken Peter Lang Ltd, International Academic Publishers (February 15, 2017)

Irish Studies and the Dynamics of Memory presents the latest research from Irish studies scholars across a variety of disciplines, including history, literature, theatre, photography and folklore, and generates...


The English Protestant Churches since 1770

by Kenneth Hylson-Smith Peter Lang Ltd, International Academic Publishers (December 31, 2016)

This book aims to describe and analyse the political and social thinking, attitudes and actions of the English Protestant churches since the late eighteenth century. It focuses in particular on how they have...


An Artist as Soldier

by Barbara Schmitter Heisler Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (May 31, 2017)

At the center of this book are the World War II letters (Feldpostbriefe) of a German artist and art teacher to his wife. While Bernhard Epple’s letters to his wife, Gudrun, address many of the topics usually...


Rudolf. Crown Prince and Rebel

by Brigitte Hamann & Edith Borchardt Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (January 04, 2017)

Brigitte Hamann portrays Rudolf von Habsburg, Crown Prince of Austria, as a liberal intellectual who stood in opposition to his father Emperor Franz Josef and the imperial establishment. Against the prevailing...


The Best Surgeon in England

by Lynda Payne Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (February 22, 2017)

Percivall Pott (1713–88) was a leading surgeon in eighteenth-century Britain. This work mines the rich biographical and bibliographical record Pott and his students left behind to add to the historical and...


Truber, Ungnad & Vergerio

by Benjamin Esswein Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (September 22, 2016)

Truber, Ungnad & Vergerio: Territorial Churches in the Habsburg/Ottoman Borderlands provides a critical study of Lutheran reformers in Krain, formerly a province along what is now the Croatian/Slovenian border,...


Algerian Literature

by Abdelkader Aoudjit Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (January 30, 2017)

The only up-to-date and comprehensive text and reader of Algerian literature available in English, Algerian Literature: A Reader’s Guide and Anthology offers the reader a historical and critical overview of...


Stefan Zweig and World Literature

by Birger Vanwesenbeeck & Mark H. Gelber Camden House (March 15, 2015)

The twenty-first century has seen a renewed surge of cultural and critical interest in the works of the Austrian-Jewish author Stefan Zweig (1881-1942), who was among the most-read and -acclaimed authors worldwide...


Hungary in World War II

by Deborah S. Cornelius Fordham University Press (April 01, 2011)

The story of Hungary's participation in World War II is part of a much larger narrative—one that has never before been fully recounted for a non-Hungarian readership. As told by Deborah Cornelius, it is a...


Black Vienna

by Janek Wasserman Cornell University Press (July 11, 2014)

Interwar Vienna was considered a bastion of radical socialist thought, and its reputation as "Red Vienna" has loomed large in both the popular imagination and the historiography of Central Europe. However,...


The Last Hussar

by Peter Stephaich Hamilton Books (January 24, 2017)

History comes alive in these pages as Peter Stephaich traces his origins from 1608 when King Rudolph II of Hungary conferred noble status on his family. He describes in fascinating detail his upbringing in a...


Escape Home

by Charles Paterson, Paul Anderson, Hensley Peterson & Carrie Paterson DoppelHouse Press (January 16, 2017)

“Intimate and scholarly... Patient readers will be rewarded. An encyclopedic and epistolary family history, a eulogy for pre-Reich Vienna and an ode to midcentury modernism.”

— Kirkus Reviews

“This jewel...


Verklempt

by Peter Sichrovsky & John Howard DoppelHouse Press (January 29, 2016)

A longtime journalist and politician, Sichrovsky writes with a crisp prose that makes his everyday characters real, with a touch of humor and subtle points about what being Jewish means today. This is a strong...