Reviews

Author: 
Rogers Brubaker, Margit Feischmidt, Jon Fox, Liana Grancea
Reviewer: 
Theodora Dragostinova

Dragostinova on Brubaker and Feischmidt and Fox and Grancea, 'Nationalist Politics and Everyday Ethnicity in a Transylvanian Town'


Rogers Brubaker, Margit Feischmidt, Jon Fox, Liana Grancea. Nationalist Politics and Everyday Ethnicity in a Transylvanian Town. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2006. 502 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-12834-4.

Reviewed by Theodora Dragostinova (Department of History, The Ohio State University)
Published on HABSBURG (May, 2008)

Author: 
Chad Bryant
Reviewer: 
David Gerlach

Gerlach on Bryant, 'Prague in Black: Nazi Rule and Czech Nationalism'


Chad Bryant. Prague in Black: Nazi Rule and Czech Nationalism. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2007. xv + 378 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-02451-9.

Reviewed by David Gerlach (Department of History, Saint Peter's College)
Published on HABSBURG (May, 2008)

The Protectorate in Shades of Gray

Author: 
T. Mills Kelly
Reviewer: 
Daniel Miller

Miller on Kelly, 'Without Remorse: Czech National Socialism in Late Habsburg Austria'


T. Mills Kelly. Without Remorse: Czech National Socialism in Late Habsburg Austria. New York: Columbia University Press, 2006. iii + 235 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-88033-586-7.

Reviewed by Daniel Miller (Department of History, University of West Florida)
Published on HABSBURG (April, 2008)

Exploring the Nature of Nationalism and Socialism in Czech NationalSocialism

Author: 
Nancy M. Wingfield, Maria Bucur, eds.
Reviewer: 
Malgorzata Fidelis

Fidelis on Wingfield and Bucur, 'Gender and War in Twentieth-Century Eastern Europe'


Nancy M. Wingfield, Maria Bucur, eds. Gender and War in Twentieth-Century Eastern Europe. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2006. x + 251 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-21844-5; $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-34731-2.

Reviewed by Malgorzata Fidelis (Department of History, University of Illinois at Chicago)
Published on HABSBURG (January, 2008)

Author: 
Pieter M. Judson
Reviewer: 
John Deak

Deak on Judson, 'Guardians of the Nation: Activists on the language frontiers of imperial Austria'


Pieter M. Judson. Guardians of the Nation: Activists on the language frontiers of imperial Austria. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2006. 332 S. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-02325-3.

Reviewed by John Deak (University of Notre Dame)
Published on HABSBURG (January, 2008)

Deconstructing Guardians and the National Fever in the Late Habsburg Monarchy

Author: 
Alison Fleig Frank
Reviewer: 
Daniel Stone

Stone on Alison Fleig Frank, 'Oil Empire: Visions of Prosperity in Austrian Galicia' and Fleig Frank, 'Oil Empire: Visions of Prosperity in Austrian Galicia'


Alison Fleig Frank. Oil Empire: Visions of Prosperity in Austrian Galicia. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2005. xi + 343 pp. Alison Fleig Frank. Oil Empire: Visions of Prosperity in Austrian Galicia. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2005. XX + 343 S. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-01887-7; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-674-02541-7.

Author: 
Peter Kenez
Reviewer: 
Holly Case

Case on Kenez, 'Hungary from the Nazis to the Soviets: The Establishment of the Communist Regime in Hungary, 1944-1948'


Peter Kenez. Hungary from the Nazis to the Soviets: The Establishment of the Communist Regime in Hungary, 1944-1948. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. ix + 312 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-85766-6.

Reviewed by Holly Case (Department of History, Cornell University)
Published on HABSBURG (October, 2007)

Suspending the Axe

Author: 
Shana Penn
Reviewer: 
Padraic Kenney

Kenney on Penn, 'Solidarity's Secret: The Women Who Defeated Communism in Poland'


Shana Penn. Solidarity's Secret: The Women Who Defeated Communism in Poland. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2005. 400 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-472-11385-9; $23.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-472-03196-2.

Reviewed by Padraic Kenney (Department of History, Indiana University)
Published on HABSBURG (October, 2007)

A Solidarity Still Unexamined

Author: 
Pieter M. Judson, Marsha L. Rozenblit, eds.
Reviewer: 
Kati Voros

Voros on Judson and Rozenblit, 'Constructing Nationalities in East Central Europe'


Pieter M. Judson, Marsha L. Rozenblit, eds. Constructing Nationalities in East Central Europe. Oxford: Berghahn Books, 2005. Austrian History, Culture, and Society. xx + 293 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57181-175-2; $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-57181-176-9.

Reviewed by Kati Voros (Department of History, The University of Chicago)
Published on HABSBURG (October, 2007)

Author: 
Gergely Romsics
Reviewer: 
Ke-chin Hsia

Hsia on Romsics, 'Myth and Remembrance: The Dissolution of the Habsburg Empire in the Memoir Literature of the Austro-Hungarian Political Elite'


Gergely Romsics. Myth and Remembrance: The Dissolution of the Habsburg Empire in the Memoir Literature of the Austro-Hungarian Political Elite. DeKornfeld and Helen D. Hiltabidle. East European Monographs Series. Wayne: Columbia University Press, 2006. x + 273 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-88033-566-9.

Reviewed by Ke-chin Hsia (University of Chicago)
Published on HABSBURG (June, 2007)

Author: 
Patrice M. Dabrowski
Reviewer: 
Laurie Koloski

Koloski on Dabrowski, 'Commemorations and the Shaping of Modern Poland'


Patrice M. Dabrowski. Commemorations and the Shaping of Modern Poland. Blommington: Indiana University Press, 2004. 313 S. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-34429-8.

Reviewed by Laurie Koloski (Department of History, College of William and Mary)
Published on HABSBURG (May, 2007)

Celebrating the Stateless Nation, or How the "Polish Question" Stayed Afloat

Author: 
Melissa Feinberg
Reviewer: 
Tara Zahra

Zahra on Feinberg, 'Elusive Equality: Gender, Citizenship, and the Limits of Democracy in Czechoslovakia, 1918-1950'


Melissa Feinberg. Elusive Equality: Gender, Citizenship, and the Limits of Democracy in Czechoslovakia, 1918-1950. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2006. 288 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8229-4281-8.

Reviewed by Tara Zahra (University of Chicago, Department of History)
Published on HABSBURG (April, 2007)

Author: 
Daniel L. Unowsky
Reviewer: 
John Deak

Deak on Unowsky, 'The Pomp and Politics of Patriotism: Imperial Celebrations in Habsburg Austria, 1848-1916'


Daniel L. Unowsky. The Pomp and Politics of Patriotism: Imperial Celebrations in Habsburg Austria, 1848-1916. Cohen. Central European Studies. Edited by Gary B. Cohen and Charles W. Ingrao. West Lafayette: Purdue University Press, 2005. xiii + 263 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-55753-400-2.

Reviewed by John Deak (University of Notre Dame)
Published on HABSBURG (December, 2006)

Author: 
Benjamin Frommer
Reviewer: 
David Gerlach

Gerlach on Frommer, 'National Cleansing: Retribution against Nazi Collaborators in Postwar Czechoslovakia'


Benjamin Frommer. National Cleansing: Retribution against Nazi Collaborators in Postwar Czechoslovakia. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2005. xvii + 347 pp. $30.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-00896-9; $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-81067-8.

Reviewed by David Gerlach (Department of History, University of Pittsburgh)
Published on HABSBURG (December, 2006)

Author: 
Eleonora Babejova
Reviewer: 
Robert Nemes

Nemes on Babejova, 'Fin-de-Siecle Pressburg: Conflict and Cultural Coexistence in Bratislava, 1897-1914'


Eleonora Babejova. Fin-de-Siecle Pressburg: Conflict and Cultural Coexistence in Bratislava, 1897-1914. Boulder: East European Monographs, 2003. xiv + 467 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-88033-515-7.

Reviewed by Robert Nemes (Department of History, Colgate University)
Published on HABSBURG (July, 2006)

Defending Pressburg against Nationalism

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