Central Europe: Enemies, Neighbors, Friends / Edition 3

Central Europe: Enemies, Neighbors, Friends / Edition 3

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by Lonnie Johnson
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0195386647

ISBN-13: 9780195386646

Pub. Date: 02/10/2010

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This historical survey of Central Europe covers a region that encompasses contemporary Germany, Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Austria, Hungary, Slovenia, and Croatia. Author Lonnie R. Johnson illuminates the competing religious, cultural, economic, national, and ideological interests that have driven the history of Central Europe in the past millennium.

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This historical survey of Central Europe covers a region that encompasses contemporary Germany, Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Austria, Hungary, Slovenia, and Croatia. Author Lonnie R. Johnson illuminates the competing religious, cultural, economic, national, and ideological interests that have driven the history of Central Europe in the past millennium. Each chapter is thematically organized around issues or events that are key to developing an appreciation for the historical and political dynamics of the region, particularly in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. This third edition also contains a new concluding chapter and epilogue and several redesigned and updated maps.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195386646
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
02/10/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
824,120
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Where is Central Europe?
1. Central Europe and the Roman Christian West, 400-1000
2. Feudal Foundations, 1000-1350
3. The Great Late Medieval Kingdoms
4. The Bulwarks of Christendom
5. The Counter Reformation: The Roman Catholic Church and the Habsburg Dynasty, 1550-1700
6. Absolutism as Enlightenment, 1700-1790
7. Nations without States, States without Nations, 1790-1848
8. The Demise of Imperial Austria and the Rise of Imperial Germany, 1848-1890
9. World War I and National Self-Determination, 1914-1922
10. Spheres of Influence I, Germany and the Soviet Union
11. Spheres of Influence II, East and West or "Yalta Europe"
12. The Failure of Eastern Europe, 1956-1989
13. The Revolutions of 1989 and their Aftermaths Epilogue: Old Europe, New Europe, and Central Europe since 9/11
Notes Index

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