New Work on the Austrian First Republic

  title={New Work on the Austrian First Republic},
  author={Britta McEwen},
  journal={Austrian History Yearbook},
  pages={317 - 323}
There is a renewed interest in writing about the First Republic among Austrian historians. As always, it is political: how to frame the collapse of the empire, how to address the political divides of the era, whether to attribute “fascism” to the Ständestaat, what constitutes history, and what is mere description. The following essay takes into account five new and large additions to the canon.