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Habsburg Monarchy, c.1765-1918: From Enlightenment to Eclipse
     

Habsburg Monarchy, c.1765-1918: From Enlightenment to Eclipse

by Robin Okey
 

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ISBN-10: 0333396545

ISBN-13: 9780333396544

Pub. Date: 11/16/2002

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

The Habsburg Monarchy thoroughly explores the dynastic characters and the multi-national complexity of the region as well as the way the Monarchy dealt with issues within the European framework, like the ending of Absolutism and education. The book spans from Joseph II’s accession as Holy Roman Emperor and joint ruler of the Habsburg lands with his Mother

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The Habsburg Monarchy thoroughly explores the dynastic characters and the multi-national complexity of the region as well as the way the Monarchy dealt with issues within the European framework, like the ending of Absolutism and education. The book spans from Joseph II’s accession as Holy Roman Emperor and joint ruler of the Habsburg lands with his Mother Maria Theresa in 1765 to its fall in 1918. Utilizing English, German, Serbo-Croat, Czech, and Magyar sources, as well as others, this book is the most comprehensive history of the Habsburg Empire ever written.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780333396544
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
11/16/2002
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.04(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: Dynastic Empire, c. 1765-1867
• Foundations
• Joseph II and his Legacy
• Metternich's Austria: Pyrrhic Victory Abroad
• Social Question at Home
• Liberalism and Nationalism 1848-49
• Eventful Transition, 1849-67
Part II: Dual Monarchy, 1867-1918
• Liberalism
• Economics
• Society and Social Movements
• Nationalism
• Hungary *Austria-Hungary in the Early Twentieth Century
• Towards War and Collapse

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