Reviews

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

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

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

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