Reviews

Author: 
Gerald Stourzh
Reviewer: 
Jonathan Kwan

Kwan on Stourzh, 'From Vienna to Chicago and Back: Essays on intellectual history and political thought in Europe and America'

Gerald Stourzh. From Vienna to Chicago and Back: Essays on intellectual history and political thought in Europe and America. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2007. 396 S. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-77636-1.

Reviewed by Jonathan Kwan (School of History, University of Nottingham) Published on HABSBURG (October, 2008) Commissioned by Cathleen M. Giustino

Author: 
Kevin McDermott, Matthew Stibbe
Reviewer: 
Bradley Abrams

Abrams on McDermott and Stibbe, 'Revolution and Resistance in Eastern Europe: Challenges to Communist Rule'

Kevin McDermott, Matthew Stibbe. Revolution and Resistance in Eastern Europe: Challenges to Communist Rule. Dorset: Berg Publishers, 2006. 224 S. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-84520-259-0.

Reviewed by Bradley Abrams Published on HABSBURG (October, 2008) Commissioned by Cathleen M. Giustino

A Whole That Is Less Than Its Impressive Parts

Author: 
Nancy M. Wingfield
Reviewer: 
Bruce Bergland

Bergland on Wingfield, 'Flag Wars and Stone Saints: How the Bohemian Lands Became Czech'

Nancy M. Wingfield. Flag Wars and Stone Saints: How the Bohemian Lands Became Czech. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2007. xviii + 353 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-02582-0.

Reviewed by Bruce Bergland Published on HABSBURG (September, 2008) Commissioned by Cathleen M. Giustino

Performing Nationalism in the Bohemian Lands

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)

Doing Things with Ethnicity in Cluj (Kolozsvar)

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: 
Jill Lloyd
Reviewer: 
Julie Johnson

Johnson on Lloyd, 'The Undiscovered Expressionist: A Life of Marie-Louise von Motesiczky'

Jill Lloyd. The Undiscovered Expressionist: A Life of Marie-Louise von Motesiczky. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2007. 288 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-12154-4.

Reviewed by Julie Johnson (Department of Art History, University of Texas at San Antonio) Published on HABSBURG (May, 2008)

Art Overcoming Death

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

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