Review Article: Nationalism and all that: Reassessing the Habsburg Monarchy and its legacy

  title={Review Article: Nationalism and all that: Reassessing the Habsburg Monarchy and its legacy},
  author={Jonathan Kwan},
  journal={European History Quarterly},
  pages={108 - 88}
  • Jonathan Kwan
  • Published 1 January 2011
  • Sociology
  • European History Quarterly
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Mid-Victorian Liberalism and the Austrian state, 1848–1867

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Managing an ‘Army of Peoples’: Identity, Command and Performance in the Habsburg Officer Corps, 1914–1918

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  • History
    Contemporary European History
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Abstract This article examines the officers who led the Habsburg Army during the First World War. It highlights the complexity of their identities, demonstrating that this went well beyond the

Forgetting Franz Ferdinand: The Archduke in Austrian Memory 1

  • P. Miller
  • History
    Austrian History Yearbook
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In 1909, at age forty-six, Franz Ferdinand made a decision about his death that would shape the memory of his life: he would be buried beside his morganatic wife, Sophie Chotek, at his palace in

The continuum of violence

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This article argues for a more nuanced cultural history of religion for the losing powers by looking comparatively at Catholicism in two different imperial frameworks. The article supplements



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  • G. Cohen
  • History, Political Science
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Historians have conventionally depicted the Habsburg Monarchy as the largest modern European imperial polity to disappear from the map because of its inability to accommodate the national aspirations

The Healthy Invalid: How Doomed the Habsburg Empire?

The Austrian anniversaries accumulate: the fiftieth anniversary of the death of Franz Joseph, the centenary of the Ausgleich, the fiftieth anniversaries of Saint-Germain and Trianon. The time may

The Status of Habsburg Studies in the United States

The status of Habsburg studies in the United States could easily be described in one word: “flourishing.” Evidence for this assertion can be found in any issue of the Austrian History News Letter or

Budweisers into Czechs and Germans: A Local History of Bohemian Politics, 1848–1948

Europe, the United States, the Philippines, and Australia from the nineteenth and twentieth centurizs. The heart of the book is nine studies of collective action, ranging from Silesian silk weaverb‘

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The Dissolution of the Habsburg

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