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
ABSTRACT This article examines attitudes towards the Austrian state among British Liberals, in the years between the European revolutions of 1848 and the Austro-Hungarian Compromise of 1867. MuchExpand
Conflicted Loyalties : Austro-Hungarian Immigrants in Michigan and the Great War
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A Noblewoman's Changing Perspective on the World: The Habsburg Patriotism of Rosa Neipperg-Lobkowicz (1832–1905)
Until not so very long ago, the national conflicts in the last decades of the Habsburg monarchy prompted historians to focus on nationality as the crucial marker of self-understanding among itsExpand
Managing an ‘Army of Peoples’: Identity, Command and Performance in the Habsburg Officer Corps, 1914–1918
  • A. Watson
  • History
  • Contemporary European History
  • 2016
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 theExpand
Forgetting Franz Ferdinand: The Archduke in Austrian Memory 1
  • P. Miller
  • Sociology
  • Austrian History Yearbook
  • 2015
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 inExpand
The continuum of violence
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The search for peace
Imperial frameworks of religion: Catholic military chaplains of Germany and Austria-Hungary during the First World War
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 supplementsExpand


Another recent book uses the term 'national indifference' for the Upper Silesian region, but argues for the salience of religion in politics and public life
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Nationalist Politics and the Dynamics of State and Civil Society in the Habsburg Monarchy, 1867–1914
  • G. Cohen
  • Sociology
  • Central European History
  • 2007
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 aspirationsExpand
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‘Expand
Rossbacher, Literatur und Bürgertum. Fünf Wiener jüdische Familien von der liberalen Ära zum Fin-de-Siècle (Vienna
  • 2003
Practising Democracy: Elections and Political Culture
  • Rethinking Vienna 1900 (New York
  • 2000
Status and National Identity in Habsburg Bohemia (New York 2008) and Ralph Melville, Adel und Revolution in Böhmen: Strukturwandel von Herrschaft und Gesellschaft in Österreich um die Mitte des 19
  • Jahrhunderts
  • 1998
For Hungary see the classic work of Robert Seton-Watson, Corruption and Reform in Hungary: A Study of Electoral Practice (London 1911) and the more recent comments in Andra´s Gero 00
  • The Hungarian Parliament
  • 1997
Kornblume und Kaiseradler: Die deutschfreiheitlichen Parteien Altosterreichs 1882-1918.
  • James William Miller
  • Political Science
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Die Wirtschaftliche Entwicklung (Vienna 1973)
  • Adam Wandruszka describes the genesis of the series in the introduction to the volume. For a good summation of the economic revisionist view see David Good, The Economic Rise of the Habsburg Empire 1750–1914
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