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Author Evans, R. J. W. (Robert John Weston), 1943-

Title Austria, Hungary, and the Habsburgs : essays on Central Europe, c.1683-1867 / R.J.W. Evans.

Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.

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 UniM Bail  943.603 EVAN    AVAILABLE
Physical description xvii, 337 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [305]-316) and index.
Contents 1. The Habsburgs and Central Europe, 1683-1723 -- 2. Maria Theresa and Hungary -- 3. The origins of enlightenment in the Habsburg lands -- 4. Culture and authority in Central Europe, 1683-1806 -- 5. The Habsburg monarchy and Bohemia, 1526-1848 -- 6. Nationality in East-Central Europe : perception and definition before 1848 -- 7. Frontiers and national identities in Central-European history -- 8. Joseph II and nationality in the Habsburg lands -- 9. Religion and nation in Hungary, 1790-1849 -- 10. The Habsburgs and the Hungarian problem, 1790-1848 -- 11. Empire and kingdoms : Hungary and Bohemia in the monarchy, 1741-1871 -- 12. The Translyvanian Saxons : a German diaspora -- 13. Hungary and the German lands in the nineteenth century -- 14. Hungary in the Habsburg monarchy 1840-67 : a study of perceptions -- 15. From confederation to compromise : the Austrian experiments, 1849-67 -- 16. Central Europe : the history of an idea.
Summary "This book addresses a number of interrelated themes over two hundred years and more in the political, religious, cultural, and social history of a broad but often neglected swathe of the European continent. It seeks - against the grain of conventional presentations - to apprehend the era from the later seventeenth to the later nineteenth century as a whole, and to demonstrate continuities, as well as casting light on key aspects of the evolution towards modern statehood and national awareness in Central Europe, and the crises of ancien-regime structures there in the face of new challenges at home and abroad."--BOOK JACKET.
Subject Habsburg, House of.
Europe, Central -- History.
Austria -- Historiography.
Hungary -- Historiography.
ISBN 0199281440 (alkaline paper)
Standard Number 9780199281442 (alk. paper)