Reviews

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

Author: 
Peter Siani-Davies
Reviewer: 
Gábor Egry

Egry on Siani-Davies, 'The Romanian Revolution of December 1989'

Peter Siani-Davies. The Romanian Revolution of December 1989. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2007. 315 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8014-7389-0.

Reviewed by Gábor Egry (The Institute of Political History/Politikatörténeti Intézet) Published on HABSBURG (November, 2011) Commissioned by John C. Swanson

The Last of the Revolutions?

Author: 
Jill Lewis
Reviewer: 
Robert Knight

Knight on Lewis, 'Workers and Politics in Occupied Austria, 1945-55'

Jill Lewis. Workers and Politics in Occupied Austria, 1945-55. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2007. 224 pp. $89.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7190-7350-2.

Reviewed by Robert Knight (University of Loughborough) Published on HABSBURG (October, 2011) Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

Austria’s Working Classes in the Cold War

Author: 
Evan Burr Bukey
Reviewer: 
Steven Beller

Beller on Bukey, 'Jews and Intermarriage in Nazi Austria'

Evan Burr Bukey. Jews and Intermarriage in Nazi Austria. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010. 232 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-00285-2.

Reviewed by Steven Beller (Independent scholar) Published on HABSBURG (September, 2011) Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

Confusing the Nazis

Author: 
Caitlin E. Murdock
Reviewer: 
Chad Bryant

Bryant on Murdock, 'Changing Places: Society, Culture, and Territory in the Saxon-Bohemian Borderlands, 1870-1946'

Caitlin E. Murdock. Changing Places: Society, Culture, and Territory in the Saxon-Bohemian Borderlands, 1870-1946. Social History, Popular Culture, and Politics in Germany Series. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2010. 288 pp. $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-472-11722-2.

Reviewed by Chad Bryant (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) Published on HABSBURG (July, 2011) Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

Author: 
András Gerö
Reviewer: 
Alison Rose

Rose on Gerö, 'Neither Woman Nor Jew: The Confluence of Prejudices in the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy at the Turn of the Century'

András Gerö. Neither Woman Nor Jew: The Confluence of Prejudices in the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy at the Turn of the Century. Boulder: Columbia University Press, 2010. 190 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-88033-669-7.

Reviewed by Alison Rose (University of Rhode Island (Providence)) Published on HABSBURG (May, 2011) Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

Author: 
James Carl Klagge
Reviewer: 
Allan Janik

Janik on Klagge, 'Wittgenstein in Exile'

James Carl Klagge. Wittgenstein in Exile. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2011. 264 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-262-01534-9.

Reviewed by Allan Janik (University of Innsbruck) Published on HABSBURG (April, 2011) Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

Disenthralling Flies, or Approaching Wittgenstein’s Later Philosophy in 2011

Author: 
Werner Telesko
Reviewer: 
Sabine Wieber

Wieber on Telesko, 'Geschichtsraum Österreich: Die Habsburger und ihre Geschichte in der bildenden Kunst des 19. Jahrhunderts'

Werner Telesko. Geschichtsraum Österreich: Die Habsburger und ihre Geschichte in der bildenden Kunst des 19. Jahrhunderts. Vienna: Böhlau Verlag, 2006. Illustrations. 576 pp. EUR 79.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-205-77522-5.

Reviewed by Sabine Wieber (University of Glasgow) Published on HABSBURG (April, 2011) Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

Viennese History Painting is Booming

Author: 
Alexander V. Prusin
Reviewer: 
Theodore R. Weeks

Weeks on Prusin, 'The Lands Between: Conflict in the East European Borderlands, 1870-1992'

Alexander V. Prusin. The Lands Between: Conflict in the East European Borderlands, 1870-1992. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010. 324 S. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-929753-5.

Reviewed by Theodore R. Weeks (Southern Illinois University) Published on HABSBURG (April, 2011) Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

Violence and Conflict in the Eastern European “Lands Between”

Author: 
Thomas Lorman
Reviewer: 
Deborah S. Cornelius

Cornelius on Lorman, 'Hungary, 1920-1925 Istvan Bethlen and the Politics of Consolidation'

Thomas Lorman. Hungary, 1920-1925 Istvan Bethlen and the Politics of Consolidation. Boulder: Columbia University Press, 2007. 280 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-88033-594-2.

Reviewed by Deborah S. Cornelius (Independent Scholar) Published on HABSBURG (April, 2011) Commissioned by John C. Swanson

Author: 
András Gerő, ed.
Reviewer: 
Robin Okey

Okey on András Gerő and ed., 'The Austro-Hungarian Monarchy Revisited'

András Gerő, ed. The Austro-Hungarian Monarchy Revisited. New York: Columbia University Press, 2009. 200 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-88033-650-5.

Reviewed by Robin Okey (University of Warwick) Published on HABSBURG (March, 2011) Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

The World of Dualism in Hungarian View

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