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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.
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.
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.
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.
Pearson, Sevan Philippe. Muslims' nation‐building process in socialist Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 1960s. Nations and Nationalism. Vol 24, Issue 2, 2018. Pp. 432-452.
Jakoubek, Marek. On the process of national indifferentiation: the case of Bulgarian ‘Czechs’. Nations and Nationalism. Vol 24, Issue 2, 2018. Pp. 369-389
Čapková, Kateřina. Between Expulsion and Rescue: The Transports for German-speaking Jews of Czechoslovakia in 1946. Holocaust and Genocide Studies. Vol. 32, Issue 1, 2018. Pp. 66–92.
ALBUMS OF EMPIRE: Early Modern Costume Books and Friendship Albums
Wednesday, May 16, 2018, Central European University, Institute for Advanced Study, Budapest, Nádor utca 15, Quantum Board Room
Globalizing the history of late Habsburg Central Europe
Venue: Central European University, Budapest, Nador u. 9, Monument Building, Gellner room
Date: Friday, May 11, 2018 - 10:00am
Invitation to the presentation of Timothy Olin on
"Austrianism, Regionalism, Nationalism: Identity Construction on the Habsburg Frontier"
WHEN: 5 pm on June 4th, 2018
Austrian Academy of Sciences, Institut for Modern and Contemporary Historical Research
1020 Vienna (Austria)
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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