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

REV [x-H-NATIONALIMS]: Kwan on Vermeiren, 'The First World War and German National Identity: The Dual Alliance at War'

Jan Vermeiren. The First World War and German National Identity: The Dual Alliance at War. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016. 458 pp. $120.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-03167-8.

Reviewed by Jonathan Kwan (University of Nottingham)
Published on H-Nationalism (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Cristian Cercel

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=51152

Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Mitteleuropa in the First World War

CfP: **Deadline Extended** Religious Migration / Religion and Migration sessions at the GSA, Forty-First Annual Conference of the German Studies Association, Pittsburgh, PA, September 27-30, 2018

The Religious Cultures Network is pleased to announce the following call for papers for sessions at the GSA, Forty-First Annual Conference of the German Studies Association, Pittsburgh, PA, September 27-30, 2018

CfP -- 1968 in Poland and Czechoslovakia in Comparison, August 30 and September 1, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

1968 in Poland and Czechoslovakia in Comparison

UNC-Chapel Hill, Friday, August 31 and Saturday, September 1, 2018

Conference organizers: Karen Auerbach, (History, UNC-Chapel Hill); Andrea Bohlman (Music, UNC-Chapel Hill); Chad Bryant (History, UNC-Chapel Hill)

CfP: Sixteenth Century Society and Conference, Albuquerque, NM 1-4 November 2018

Sixteenth Century Society and Conference

Call for Proposals

The Sixteenth Century Society and Conference (SCSC) is accepting proposals for individual presentation submissions and complete panels for its annual conference, 1-4 November 2018, in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  Proposals that address any topic within “the long sixteenth century” are invited.  The submission deadline is 15 April, 2018.

CfP: Workers beyond Socialist Glorification and Post-Socialist Disavowal: New Perspectives on Eastern European Labour History (Vienna, 24-27 May 2018)

CfP: Workers beyond Socialist Glorification and Post-Socialist Disavowal: New Perspectives on Eastern European Labour History (Vienna, 24-27 May 2018)

 

CfP: ASN European Conference: Nationalism in Times of Uncertainty, 4-6 July 2018, University of Graz, Austria

From: Bieber, David Florian (florian.bieber@uni-graz.at)
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The University of Graz, in cooperation with the Association for the Study of Nationalities (ASN), is pleased to announce the joint conference, "Nationalism in Times of Uncertainty" which will be held from 4 to 6 July, 2018 in Graz, Austria. The conference will be organized by the Centre for Southeast European Studies of the University of Graz

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Michael Elia Yonan
Reviewer: 
Franz A. J. Szabo

Szabo on Yonan, 'Empress Maria Theresa and the Politics of Habsburg Imperial Art'

Michael Elia Yonan. Empress Maria Theresa and the Politics of Habsburg Imperial Art. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2011. xiii + 226 pp. $89.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-271-03722-6.

Reviewed by Franz A. J. Szabo (University of Alberta) Published on HABSBURG (June, 2012) Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

Legitimizing Female Rule through Art

Author: 
Petr A. Bílek, Vladimir Papoušek
Reviewer: 
Rajendra Chitnis

Chitnis on Bílek and Papoušek, 'Models of Representation in Czech Literary History'

Petr A. Bílek, Vladimir Papoušek. Models of Representation in Czech Literary History. Boulder: Columbia University Press, 2010. 200 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-88033-680-2.

Reviewed by Rajendra Chitnis (University of Bristol) Published on HABSBURG (April, 2012) Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

A Most Unhelpful Contribution to the Study of Czech Literature in English

Author: 
Edward Timms
Reviewer: 
John Warren

Warren on Timms, 'Taking Up the Torch: English Institutions, German Dialectics and Multicultural Commitments'

Edward Timms. Taking Up the Torch: English Institutions, German Dialectics and Multicultural Commitments. Brighton: Sussex Academic Press, 2011. Illustrations. xii + 315 pp. $74.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-84519-385-0; $39.50 (paper), ISBN 978-1-84519-386-7.

Reviewed by John Warren (Oxford Brookes University) Published on HABSBURG (March, 2012) Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

Author: 
Maria Todorova, Zsuzsa Gille, eds.
Reviewer: 
Jonathan L. Larson

Larson on Todorova, 'Remembering Communism: Genres of Representation' and Todorova and Gille, 'Post-Communist Nostalgia'

Maria Todorova, ed. Remembering Communism: Genres of Representation. New York: Social Science Research Council, 2010. 450 pp. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-9790772-6-5.Maria Todorova, Zsuzsa Gille, eds. Post-Communist Nostalgia. New York: Berghahn Books, 2010. viii + 299 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-84545-671-9.

Author: 
John W. Boyer
Reviewer: 
Lothar Hoebelt

Hoebelt on Boyer, 'Karl Lueger (1844-1910): Christlichsoziale Politik als Beruf. Eine Biographie'

John W. Boyer. Karl Lueger (1844-1910): Christlichsoziale Politik als Beruf. Eine Biographie. Vienna: Böhlau Verlag, 2009. 595 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-205-78366-4.

Reviewed by Lothar Hoebelt (University of Vienna) Published on HABSBURG (January, 2012) Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

The Strange Death of Liberal Vienna

Author: 
Günter Bischof, Fritz Plasser
Reviewer: 
Lothar Hoebelt

Hoebelt on Bischof and Plasser, 'The Schűssel Era in Austria: Contemporary Austrian Studies, XVIII'

Günter Bischof, Fritz Plasser. The Schűssel Era in Austria: Contemporary Austrian Studies, XVIII. New Orleans: Uno Press, 2010. 375 pp. $40.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-60801-009-7.

Reviewed by Lothar Hoebelt (University of Vienna) Published on HABSBURG (December, 2011) Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

The "Wende" Ten Years On

Author: 
Fran Markowitz
Reviewer: 
Andrej Rahten

Rahten on Fabijančić, 'Bosnia: In the Footsteps of Gavrilo Princip' and Markowitz, 'Sarajevo: A Bosnian Kaleidoscope'

Tony Fabijančić. Bosnia: In the Footsteps of Gavrilo Princip. Edmonton: University of Alberta Press, 2010. 264 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-88864-519-7.Fran Markowitz. Sarajevo: A Bosnian Kaleidoscope. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2010. xii + 220 pp. $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-03526-5; $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-07713-5.

Author: 
Mary Heimann
Reviewer: 
Alexander Maxwell

Maxwell on Heimann, 'Czechoslovakia: The State That Failed'

Mary Heimann. Czechoslovakia: The State That Failed. London: Yale University Press, 2009. 432 S. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-300-17242-3.

Reviewed by Alexander Maxwell (Victorian University of Wellington) Published on HABSBURG (November, 2011) Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

Debunking the Whig History of Czechoslovakia: Mary Heimann and the Czechs’ Dirty Laundry

Author: 
Conan Fischer
Reviewer: 
Gabor Batonyi

Batonyi on Fischer, 'Europe between Democracy and Dictatorship: 1900 - 1945'

Conan Fischer. Europe between Democracy and Dictatorship: 1900 - 1945. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011. xii + 395 pp. $99.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-631-21511-0; $44.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-631-21512-7.

Reviewed by Gabor Batonyi (University of Bradford) Published on HABSBURG (November, 2011) Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

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