Reviews

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.

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

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

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

Author: 
Ivan T. Berend
Reviewer: 
Kristian Gerner

Gerner on Berend, 'History in My Life: A Memoir of Three Eras'


Ivan T. Berend. History in My Life: A Memoir of Three Eras. Budapest: Central European University Press, 2009. 280 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-963-9776-48-7.

Reviewed by Kristian Gerner
Published on HABSBURG (February, 2011)
Commissioned by John C. Swanson

A Hungarian Cosmopolite's Tale: the Autobiography of Ivan Berend

Author: 
Richard L. Cohen, Jonathan Frankel, Stefani Hoffman, eds.
Reviewer: 
Piotr Wróbel

Wróbel on Cohen and Frankel and Hoffman, 'Insiders and Outsiders: Dilemmas of East European Jewry'


Richard L. Cohen, Jonathan Frankel, Stefani Hoffman, eds. Insiders and Outsiders: Dilemmas of East European Jewry. Oxford: Littman Library of Jewish Civilization, 2010. Illustrations. 248 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-906764-00-5.

Reviewed by Piotr Wróbel (University of Toronto)
Published on HABSBURG (February, 2011)
Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

Accidental Insiders and Permanent Outsiders?

Author: 
Rosa Mayreder
Reviewer: 
Agatha Schwartz

Schwartz on Mayreder, 'Gender and Culture'


Rosa Mayreder. Gender and Culture. Translated by Pamela S. Saur. Studies in Austrian Literature, Culture and Thought. Riverside: Ariadne Press, 2009. 266 pp. $26.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-57241-162-3.

Reviewed by Agatha Schwartz (University of Ottawa)
Published on HABSBURG (February, 2011)
Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

Author: 
Larry Wolff
Reviewer: 
Daniel L. Unowsky

Unowsky on Wolff, 'The Idea of Galicia: History and Fantasy in Habsburg Political Culture'


Larry Wolff. The Idea of Galicia: History and Fantasy in Habsburg Political Culture. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2010. Illustrations, maps. xi + 486 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-6267-0.

Reviewed by Daniel L. Unowsky (University of Memphis)
Published on HABSBURG (February, 2011)
Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

Galician Fantasies

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