Corpus ID: 191818050

The Idea of Galicia: History and Fantasy in Habsburg Political Culture

@inproceedings{Wolff2010TheIO,
  title={The Idea of Galicia: History and Fantasy in Habsburg Political Culture},
  author={L. Wolff},
  year={2010}
}
Galicia was created at the first partition of Poland in 1772 and disappeared in 1918. Yet, in slightly over a century, the idea of Galicia came to have meaning for both the peoples who lived there and the Habsburg government that ruled it. Indeed, its memory continues to exercise a powerful fascination for those who live in its former territories and for the descendants of those who emigrated out of Galicia. The idea of Galicia was largely produced by the cultures of two cities, Lviv and Cracow… Expand
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