Welcome to HABSBURG, a member of H-Net Humanities & Social Sciences OnLine. We are affiliated with the Center for Austrian Studies, the Society for Austrian and Habsburg History, the Czechoslavak Studies Association, and the Hungarian Studies Association. HABSBURG is the community within H-Net dealing with the culture and history of the Habsburg Monarchy and its successor states in central Europe from 1500 to the present.

Recent Discussions

ARTICLE ALERT: Determinants of the Length of Birth Intervals in the Past and Possibilities for Their Study: A Case Study of Jablonec nad Nisou (Czech Lands) from Seventeenth to Nineteenth Century

Fialova, Ludmila; Tesarkova, Klara Hulikova; and Kuprova, Barbora. Determinants of the Length of Birth Intervals in the Past and Possibilities for Their Study: A Case Study of Jablonec nad Nisou (Czech Lands) from Seventeenth to Nineteenth Century. Journal of Family History. Vol 43, Issue 2, 2018. Pp. 127 - 156.

Abstract

ARTICLE ALERT: Toward a Population Revolution? The Threat of Extinction and Family Policy in Czechoslovakia 1930s–1950s

Rákosník, Jakub and Šustrová, Radka. Toward a Population Revolution? The Threat of Extinction and Family Policy in Czechoslovakia 1930s–1950s. Journal of Family History. Vol 43, Issue 2, 2018. Pp. 177 - 193.

Abstract

ARTICLE ALERT: Changes in the Household Structure during the Period 1961–2011 in Serbia: Example of Sokobanja Municipality

Pavlović, Mila; Radivojević, Aleksandar; Filipović, Ivan; and Milovanović, Milan. Changes in the Household Structure during the Period 1961–2011 in Serbia: Example of Sokobanja Municipality. Journal of Family History. Vol 43, Issue 2, 2018. Pp. 194 - 203.

Abstract

ANN: Presentation from Timothy Olin on "Austrianism, Regionalism, Nationalism: Identity Construction on the Habsburg Frontier", ÖAW-INZ, Vienna, June 4th, 2018

Invitation to the presentation of Timothy Olin on

"Austrianism, Regionalism, Nationalism: Identity Construction on the Habsburg Frontier"

WHEN: 5 pm on June 4th, 2018

WHERE: 
Austrian Academy of Sciences, Institut for Modern and Contemporary Historical Research
Hollandstrasse 11-13
1020 Vienna (Austria)
Website: https://www.oeaw.ac.at/inz/

Pages

Recent Reviews

Author: 
Borbála Zsuzsanna Török
Reviewer: 
Petru Szedlacsek

Szedlacsek on Török, 'Exploring Transylvania: Geographies of Knowledge and Entangled Histories in a Multiethnic Province, 1790-1918'

Borbála Zsuzsanna Török. Exploring Transylvania: Geographies of Knowledge and Entangled Histories in a Multiethnic Province, 1790-1918. Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, 2015. 286 pp. $142.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-90-04-30304-1; $142.00 (e-book), ISBN 978-90-04-30305-8.

Reviewed by Petru Szedlacsek (Max Planck Institute for Human Development) Published on HABSBURG (May, 2018) Commissioned by Borislav Chernev

Author: 
Nancy M. Wingfield
Reviewer: 
Robert Deam Tobin

Tobin on Wingfield, 'The World of Prostitution in Late Imperial Austria'

Nancy M. Wingfield. The World of Prostitution in Late Imperial Austria. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. 288 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-880165-8.

Reviewed by Robert Deam Tobin (Clark University) Published on HABSBURG (March, 2018) Commissioned by Borislav Chernev

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=51055

Author: 
Constantin Iordachi, Arnd Bauerkämper, eds.
Reviewer: 
Daniel Brett

Brett on Iordachi and Bauerkämper, 'The Collectivization of Agriculture in Communist Eastern Europe: Comparison and Entanglements'

Constantin Iordachi, Arnd Bauerkämper, eds. The Collectivization of Agriculture in Communist Eastern Europe: Comparison and Entanglements. Budapest: Central European University Press, 2014. 560 pp. $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-615522563-5.

Reviewed by Daniel Brett (The Open University) Published on HABSBURG (February, 2018) Commissioned by Andrew Behrendt

Author: 
Elana Shapira
Reviewer: 
Leslie Topp

Topp on Shapira, 'Style and Seduction: Jewish Patrons, Architecture, and Design in Fin de Siècle Vienna'

Elana Shapira. Style and Seduction: Jewish Patrons, Architecture, and Design in Fin de Siècle Vienna. Waltham: Brandeis University Press, 2016. xv + 314 pp. Illustrations. $40.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-61168-921-1.

Reviewed by Leslie Topp (Birkbeck, University of London) Published on HABSBURG (July, 2017) Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

Author: 
Wolfgang Schmale, Marion Romberg, Josef Köstlbauer, eds.
Reviewer: 
Daniel Fulco

Fulco on Schmale and Romberg and Köstlbauer, 'The Language of Continent Allegories in Baroque Central Europe'

Wolfgang Schmale, Marion Romberg, Josef Köstlbauer, eds. The Language of Continent Allegories in Baroque Central Europe. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2017. Illustrations. 240 pp. $78.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-515-11457-8.

Reviewed by Daniel Fulco (Independent Scholar) Published on HABSBURG (May, 2017) Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

A New Perspective on Continent Allegories

Author: 
Jeffrey D. Burson, Ulrich L. Lehner, eds.
Reviewer: 
Patrice M. Dabrowski

Dabrowski on Alvis, 'White Eagle, Black Madonna: One Thousand Years of the Polish Catholic Tradition' and Burson and Lehner, 'Enlightenment and Catholicism in Europe: A Transnational History'

Robert E. Alvis. White Eagle, Black Madonna: One Thousand Years of the Polish Catholic Tradition. New York: Fordham University Press, 2016. Illustrations, maps. 368 pp. $125.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8232-7170-2; $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8232-7171-9.Jeffrey D. Burson, Ulrich L. Lehner, eds. Enlightenment and Catholicism in Europe: A Transnational History. Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 2014. x + 482 pp.

Author: 
Rachel L. Greenblatt
Reviewer: 
Suzanna Ivanic

Ivanic on Greenblatt, 'To Tell Their children: Jewish Communal Memory in Early Modern Prague'

Rachel L. Greenblatt. To Tell Their children: Jewish Communal Memory in Early Modern Prague. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2014. 320 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-8602-7.

Reviewed by Suzanna Ivanic (University of Cambridge) Published on HABSBURG (January, 2017) Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

Gravestones, Hanging Dresses, and Memory in Prague's Early Modern Jewish Community

Author: 
Patrice M. Dabrowski
Reviewer: 
Lidia Zessin-Jurek

Zessin-Jurek on Dabrowski, 'Poland: The First Thousand Years'

Patrice M. Dabrowski. Poland: The First Thousand Years. DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 2014. 506 pp. $45.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87580-487-3.

Reviewed by Lidia Zessin-Jurek (Deutsch-Polnisches Forschungsinstitut am Collegium Polonicum) Published on HABSBURG (January, 2016) Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

Polish History for the General Reader

Author: 
Ian Bent, David Bretherton, William Drabkin, eds.
Reviewer: 
Emily X. X. Tan

Tan on Bent and Bretherton and Drabkin, 'Heinrich Schenker: Selected Correspondence'

Ian Bent, David Bretherton, William Drabkin, eds. Heinrich Schenker: Selected Correspondence. Suffolk: Boydell Press, 2014. 561 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-84383-964-4.

Reviewed by Emily X. X. Tan (Oxford University) Published on HABSBURG (November, 2015) Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

Heinrich Schenker in Correspondence: The Unpublished Writing of the Twentieth Century's Most Influential Music Theorist

Author: 
Ingeborg Meyer-Palmedo, ed.
Reviewer: 
Hannah S. Decker

Decker on Meyer-Palmedo, 'Sigmund Freud - Anna Freud: Correspondence, 1904-1938'

Ingeborg Meyer-Palmedo, ed. Sigmund Freud - Anna Freud: Correspondence, 1904-1938. Translated by Nick Somers. Cambridge: Polity Books, 2014. xiii + 513 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7456-4149-2.

Reviewed by Hannah S. Decker (University of Houston) Published on HABSBURG (October, 2015) Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

Daily Life and Intellectual Life in Early Twentieth-Century Central Europe

Pages