Reviews

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)

Gender and the Fragility of Democracy in Czechoslovakia

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)

The Politics of Retribution

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

Author: 
Iris Parush
Reviewer: 
Marsha Rozenblit

Rozenblit on Parush, 'Reading Jewish Women: Marginality and Modernization in Nineteenth-Century Eastern European Jewish Society'

Iris Parush. Reading Jewish Women: Marginality and Modernization in Nineteenth-Century Eastern European Jewish Society. Waltham: Brandeis University Press, 2004. xix + 340 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-58465-367-7.

Reviewed by Marsha Rozenblit (University of Maryland, College Park, Department of History) Published on HABSBURG (March, 2006)

Author: 
Wojciech Balus
Reviewer: 
Markian Prokopovych

Prokopovych on Balus, 'Krakau zwischen Traditionen und Wegen in die Moderne: Zur Geschichte der Architektur und der Ö¶ffentlichen GrÖ¼nanlagen im 19. Jahrhundert'

Wojciech Balus. Krakau zwischen Traditionen und Wegen in die Moderne: Zur Geschichte der Architektur und der Ö¶ffentlichen GrÖ¼nanlagen im 19. Jahrhundert. Stuttgart: Steiner, 2003. 133 pp. EUR 38.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-515-08344-7.

Reviewed by Markian Prokopovych (Central European University, Pasts, Inc. Center for Historical Studies) Published on HABSBURG (March, 2006)

Author: 
Robert Nemes
Reviewer: 
Gary Cohen

Cohen on Nemes, 'The Once and Future Budapest'

Robert Nemes. The Once and Future Budapest. DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 2005. xi + 247 pp. $38.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87580-337-1.

Reviewed by Gary Cohen (Center for Austrian Studies, University of Minnesota) Published on HABSBURG (January, 2006)

Civil Society and National Identification in Nineteenth-Century Budapest

Author: 
David S. Luft
Reviewer: 
Fatima Naqvi

Naqvi on Luft, 'Eros and Inwardness in Vienna'

David S. Luft. Eros and Inwardness in Vienna. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2003. 257 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-49647-4.

Reviewed by Fatima Naqvi (Department of German, Russian and East European Languages and Literatures, Rutgers University) Published on HABSBURG (December, 2005)

Eros as Metaphor

Author: 
Ljiljana Blagojevic
Reviewer: 
kimberly elman zarecor

elman zarecor on Blagojevic, 'Modernism in Serbia: The Elusive Margins of Belgrade Architecture, 1919-1941'

Ljiljana Blagojevic. Modernism in Serbia: The Elusive Margins of Belgrade Architecture, 1919-1941. Cambridge and London: MIT Press, 2003. 336 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-262-02537-9.

Reviewed by kimberly elman zarecor (School of Architecture, Iowa State University) Published on HABSBURG (October, 2005)

Architectural Modernity on the Edge of Europe

Author: 
Susanne FrÖ¶lich-Steffen
Reviewer: 
Julie Thorpe

Thorpe on FrÖ¶lich-Steffen, 'Die Ö¶sterreichische IdentitÖ¤t im Wandel'

Susanne FrÖ¶lich-Steffen. Die Ö¶sterreichische IdentitÖ¤t im Wandel. Vienna: Braumüller, 2003. x + 307 pp. EUR 35.90 (paper), ISBN 978-3-7003-1436-3.

Reviewed by Julie Thorpe (School of History and Politics, University of Adelaide) Published on HABSBURG (June, 2005)

Austrian Identity in Flux

Author: 
Martin Welling
Reviewer: 
Marsha Rozenblit

Rozenblit on Welling, '"Von Hass so eng umkreist": Der Erste Weltkrieg aus der Sicht der Prager Juden'

Martin Welling. "Von Hass so eng umkreist": Der Erste Weltkrieg aus der Sicht der Prager Juden. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2003. 246 pp. EUR 42.50 (paper), ISBN 978-3-631-51497-9.

Reviewed by Marsha Rozenblit (Department of History, University of Maryland, College Park) Published on HABSBURG (April, 2005)

German, Czech, or Zionist: The Dilemma of the Jews in Prague during WorldWar I

Author: 
Felix Butschek
Reviewer: 
Gerhard Rosegger

Rosegger on Butschek, 'Vom Staatsvertrag zur EU: Ö?sterreichische Wirtschaftsgeschichte von 1955 bis zur Gegenwart'

Felix Butschek. Vom Staatsvertrag zur EU: Ö?sterreichische Wirtschaftsgeschichte von 1955 bis zur Gegenwart. Vienna: BÖ¶hlau Verlag, 2004. 262 pp. EUR 29.90 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-205-77248-4.

Reviewed by Gerhard Rosegger (Case Western Reserve University) Published on HABSBURG (April, 2005)

The Economic Miracle and Its Rewarding Aftermath

Author: 
Maureen Healy
Reviewer: 
Nancy Wingfield

Wingfield on Healy, 'Vienna and the Fall of the Habsburg Empire: Total War and Everyday Life in World War I'

Maureen Healy. Vienna and the Fall of the Habsburg Empire: Total War and Everyday Life in World War I. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. 333 Seiten. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-83124-6.

Reviewed by Nancy Wingfield (Northern Illinois University) Published on HABSBURG (April, 2005)

Nation, State, and Family in World War I Vienna

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