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Recent Discussions

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/

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Recent Reviews

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Heinrich Schenker in Correspondence: The Unpublished Writing of the Twentieth Century's Most Influential Music Theorist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

Author: 
Jad Adams
Reviewer: 
Birgitta Bader-Zaar

Bader-Zaar on Adams, 'Women and the Vote: A World History'

Jad Adams. Women and the Vote: A World History. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014. 528 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-870684-7.

Reviewed by Birgitta Bader-Zaar (University of Vienna) Published on HABSBURG (October, 2015) Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

An Attempt at a Global History of Women's Suffrage

Author: 
Paula Sutter Fichtner
Reviewer: 
Nicholas T. Parsons

Parsons on Fichtner, 'The Habsburgs: Dynasty, Culture and Politics'

Paula Sutter Fichtner. The Habsburgs: Dynasty, Culture and Politics. Chicago: Reaktion Books, 2014. 288 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78023-274-4.

Reviewed by Nicholas T. Parsons (Independent Scholar) Published on HABSBURG (August, 2015) Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

The Great Survivors: The Habsburgs through 645 Years

Author: 
Derek Sayer
Reviewer: 
Jakub Benes

Benes on Sayer, 'Prague, Capital of the Twentieth Century: A Surrealist History'

Derek Sayer. Prague, Capital of the Twentieth Century: A Surrealist History. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2013. xxi + 595 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-04380-7.

Reviewed by Jakub Benes (University of Birmingham) Published on HABSBURG (March, 2015) Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

A Collector of Rarefied Rubbish

Author: 
Shlomo Avineri
Reviewer: 
Mark Blum

Blum on Avineri, 'Herzl's Vision: Theodor Herzl and the Foundation of the Jewish State'

Shlomo Avineri. Herzl's Vision: Theodor Herzl and the Foundation of the Jewish State. Translated by Haim Walztman. Katonah, NY: BlueBridge, 2013. 304 pp. $22.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-933346-98-4.

Reviewed by Mark Blum (University of Louisville) Published on HABSBURG (March, 2015) Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

The Experiential Development of Theodor Herzl's Vision

Author: 
Brent Mueggenberg
Reviewer: 
Alexander Maxwell

Maxwell on Mueggenberg, 'The Czecho-Slovak Struggle for Independence, 1914-1920'

Brent Mueggenberg. The Czecho-Slovak Struggle for Independence, 1914-1920. Jefferson: McFarland & Company, 2014. 322 pp. $45.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7864-9625-9.

Reviewed by Alexander Maxwell (Victorian University of Wellington) Published on HABSBURG (January, 2015) Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

The Czechoslovak Legion in Context, 1914-1920

Author: 
James Hodkinson, John Walker, eds.
Reviewer: 
Dirk Goettsche

Goettsche on Hodkinson and Walker, 'Deploying Orientalism in Culture and History: From Germany to Central and Eastern Europe'

James Hodkinson, John Walker, eds. Deploying Orientalism in Culture and History: From Germany to Central and Eastern Europe. Studies in German Literature, Linguistics, and Culture Series. Rochester: Camden House, 2013. 268 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57113-575-9.

Reviewed by Dirk Goettsche (University of Nottingham) Published on HABSBURG (November, 2014) Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

Orientalism in Comparative Perspectives

Author: 
Lisa Silverman
Reviewer: 
Ian Reifowitz

Reifowitz on Silverman, 'Becoming Austrians: Jews and Culture between the World Wars'

Lisa Silverman. Becoming Austrians: Jews and Culture between the World Wars. Oxford University Press, 2012. xi + 334 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-979484-3.

Reviewed by Ian Reifowitz (State University of New York) Published on HABSBURG (June, 2014) Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

Jewish Difference and Identity in Interwar Austria

Author: 
R. J. W. Evans, Peter H. Wilson, eds.
Reviewer: 
Andrew L. Thomas

Thomas on Evans and Wilson, 'The Holy Roman Empire, 1495-1806: A European Perspective'

R. J. W. Evans, Peter H. Wilson, eds. The Holy Roman Empire, 1495-1806: A European Perspective. Brill's Companions to European History Series. Leiden: Brill, 2012. Illustrations. xiv + 401 pp. $196.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-90-04-20683-0.

Reviewed by Andrew L. Thomas (Salem College) Published on HABSBURG (June, 2014) Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

The Holy Roman Empire and Its Neighbors

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