Reviews

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

Author: 
Bruce R. Berglund, Brian Porter, eds.
Reviewer: 
Patrick Houlihan

Houlihan on Berglund and Porter, 'Christianity and Modernity in Eastern Europe'

Bruce R. Berglund, Brian Porter, eds. Christianity and Modernity in Eastern Europe. Budapest: Central European University Press, 2010. 380 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-963-9776-65-4.

Reviewed by Patrick Houlihan (University of Chicago) Published on HABSBURG (January, 2011) Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

Secularization and Its Discontents

Author: 
Karl Klambauer
Reviewer: 
Peter Utgaard

Utgaard on Klambauer, 'Österreichische Gedenkkultur zu Widerstand und Krieg: Denkmäler und Gedächtnisorte in Wien 1945 bis 1986'

Karl Klambauer. Österreichische Gedenkkultur zu Widerstand und Krieg: Denkmäler und Gedächtnisorte in Wien 1945 bis 1986. Der Nationalsozialismus und seine Folgen. Innsbruck: StudienVerlag, 2006. 333 pp. EUR 37.80 (paper), ISBN 978-3-7065-4076-6.

Reviewed by Peter Utgaard (Cuyamaca College) Published on HABSBURG (January, 2011) Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

Author: 
Erika Thurner
Reviewer: 
Karl F. Bahm

Bahm on Thurner, 'National Socialism and Gypsies in Austria'

Erika Thurner. National Socialism and Gypsies in Austria. Translated by Gilya Gerda Schmidt. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2006. xx + 218 pp. $27.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8173-5329-2.

Reviewed by Karl F. Bahm (University of Wisconsin) Published on HABSBURG (January, 2011) Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

Author: 
Silvio Pons, Robert Service, eds.
Reviewer: 
Padraic Kenney

Kenney on Pons and Service, 'A Dictionary of 20th-Century Communism'

Silvio Pons, Robert Service, eds. A Dictionary of 20th-Century Communism. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2010. 944 pp. $99.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-13585-4.

Reviewed by Padraic Kenney (Indiana University) Published on HABSBURG (January, 2011) Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

A New ABC of Communism

Author: 
Tibor Glant
Reviewer: 
Katalin Kádár Lynn

Kádár Lynn on Glant, 'Remember Hungary 1956: Essays on the Hungarian Revolution and Wars of Independence in American Memory'

Tibor Glant. Remember Hungary 1956: Essays on the Hungarian Revolution and Wars of Independence in American Memory. Boulder: Eastern European Monographs, 2007. 250 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-88033-616-1.

Reviewed by Katalin Kádár Lynn (Independent Scholar) Published on HABSBURG (December, 2010) Commissioned by John C. Swanson

Author: 
Catherine Durandin, Zoe Petre
Reviewer: 
Edward Maxfield

Maxfield on Durandin and Petre, 'Romania since 1989'

Catherine Durandin, Zoe Petre. Romania since 1989. New York: Columbia University Press, 2010. 248 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-88033-661-1.

Reviewed by Edward Maxfield (University of Sussex) Published on HABSBURG (November, 2010) Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

Not So Exceptional: An Insider’s View of Romania’s Transition from Communism to Democracy

Author: 
Hillary Hope Herzog, Todd Herzog, Benjamin Lapp, eds.
Reviewer: 
Joseph W. Moser

Moser on Herzog and Herzog and Lapp, 'Rebirth of a Culture: Jewish Identity and Jewish Writing in Germany and Austria Today'

Hillary Hope Herzog, Todd Herzog, Benjamin Lapp, eds. Rebirth of a Culture: Jewish Identity and Jewish Writing in Germany and Austria Today. New York: Berghahn Books, 2008. vi + 193 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-84545-511-8.

Reviewed by Joseph W. Moser (Washington and Jefferson College) Published on HABSBURG (October, 2010) Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

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