Reviews

Author: 
Howard Louthan, Gary B. Cohen, Franz A. J. Szabo
Reviewer: 
Andrew L. Thomas

Thomas on Louthan and Cohen and Szabo, 'Diversity and Dissent: Negotiating Religious Difference in Central Europe, 1500–1800'

Howard Louthan, Gary B. Cohen, Franz A. J. Szabo. Diversity and Dissent: Negotiating Religious Difference in Central Europe, 1500–1800. New York: Berghahn Books, 2011. XII, 240 S. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-85745-108-8.

Reviewed by Andrew L. Thomas (Salem College) Published on HABSBURG (February, 2013) Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

Author: 
Laurence Cole, Christa Hämmerle, Martin Scheutz, eds.
Reviewer: 
Alan Sked

Sked on Cole and Hämmerle and Scheutz, 'Glanz-Gewalt-Gehorsam: Militär und Gesellschaft in der Habsburgermonarchie (1800 bis 1918)'

Laurence Cole, Christa Hämmerle, Martin Scheutz, eds. Glanz-Gewalt-Gehorsam: Militär und Gesellschaft in der Habsburgermonarchie (1800 bis 1918). Essen: Klartext Verlag, 2011. Illustrations. 433 pp. $26.49 (paper), ISBN 978-3-8375-0409-5.

Reviewed by Alan Sked (London School of Economics) Published on HABSBURG (February, 2013) Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

Different Ways of Viewing Habsburg Military History

Author: 
Paul Lendvai
Reviewer: 
Robin Okey

Okey on Lendvai, 'Hungary: Between Democracy and Authoritarianism'

Paul Lendvai. Hungary: Between Democracy and Authoritarianism. New York: Columbia University Press, 2012. 288 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-70322-2; ISBN 978-0-231-80092-1.

Reviewed by Robin Okey (University of Warwick) Published on HABSBURG (January, 2013) Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

Hungary’s Postcommunist Travails

Author: 
Cynthia Paces
Reviewer: 
Thomas Ort

Ort on Paces, 'Prague Panoramas: National Memory and Sacred Space in the Twentieth Century'

Cynthia Paces. Prague Panoramas: National Memory and Sacred Space in the Twentieth Century. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2009. xv + 309 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8229-6035-5; $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8229-4375-4.

Reviewed by Thomas Ort (Queens College, City University of New York) Published on HABSBURG (December, 2012) Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

The Anti-Catholic Catholic State

Author: 
Julie M. Johnson
Reviewer: 
Megan Brandow-Faller

Brandow-Faller on Johnson, 'The Memory Factory: The Forgotten Women Artists of Vienna 1900'

Julie M. Johnson. The Memory Factory: The Forgotten Women Artists of Vienna 1900. West Lafayette: Purdue University Press, 2012. 368 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-55753-613-6.

Reviewed by Megan Brandow-Faller (City University of New York (Kingsborough)) Published on HABSBURG (November, 2012) Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

Author: 
Bryan Cartledge
Reviewer: 
Gabor Vermes

Vermes on Cartledge, 'The Will to Survive: A History of Hungary'

Bryan Cartledge. The Will to Survive: A History of Hungary. New York: Columbia University Press, 2010. 600 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-70224-9.

Reviewed by Gabor Vermes (Rutgers) Published on HABSBURG (November, 2012) Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

How Hungary Survived Centuries of Adversity

Author: 
Markus Koller
Reviewer: 
Graeme Murdock

Murdock on Koller, 'Eine Gesellschaft im Wandel: Die osmanische Herrschaft in Ungarn im 17. Jahrhundert (1606-1683)'

Markus Koller. Eine Gesellschaft im Wandel: Die osmanische Herrschaft in Ungarn im 17. Jahrhundert (1606-1683). Stuttgart: Steiner, 2010. 226 pp. $58.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-515-09663-8.

Reviewed by Graeme Murdock (Trinity College, Dublin) Published on HABSBURG (October, 2012) Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

Author: 
Igor Lukes
Reviewer: 
Paul Kubricht

Kubricht on Lukes, 'On the Edge of the Cold War: American Diplomats and Spies in Postwar Prague'

Igor Lukes. On the Edge of the Cold War: American Diplomats and Spies in Postwar Prague. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. XII, 279 S. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-516679-8.

Reviewed by Paul Kubricht (LeTourneau University) Published on HABSBURG (October, 2012) Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

Author: 
Mark Hewitson
Reviewer: 
Roy A. Austensen

Austensen on Gruner, 'Der Deutsche Bund: 1815-1866' and Hewitson, 'Nationalism in Germany, 1848-1866: Revolutionary Nation'

Wolf D. Gruner. Der Deutsche Bund: 1815-1866. Munich: Verlag C. H. Beck, 2010. 128 pp. EUR 8.95 (paper), ISBN 978-3-406-58795-5.Mark Hewitson. Nationalism in Germany, 1848-1866: Revolutionary Nation. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010. xiii + 462 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4039-1329-6; $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4039-1330-2.

Author: 
Ladislav Cabada
Reviewer: 
Shawn E. Clybor

Clybor on Cabada, 'Intellectuals and the Communist Idea: The Search for a New Way in Czech Lands from 1890 to 1938'

Ladislav Cabada. Intellectuals and the Communist Idea: The Search for a New Way in Czech Lands from 1890 to 1938. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2010. xi + 209 pp. $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7391-4376-6.

Reviewed by Shawn E. Clybor (Utah State University) Published on HABSBURG (September, 2012) Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

Author: 
Tara Zahra
Reviewer: 
Lynne Taylor

Taylor on Zahra, 'The Lost Children: Reconstructing Europe's Families after World War II'

Tara Zahra. The Lost Children: Reconstructing Europe's Families after World War II. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2011. 320 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-04824-9.

Reviewed by Lynne Taylor (University of Waterloo) Published on HABSBURG (July, 2012) Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

Children: The Spoils of War

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

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