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Modern Austria : Empire and Republic, 1815-1986 - Barbara Jelavich

Modern Austria

Empire and Republic, 1815-1986

Paperback Published: 11th January 1988
ISBN: 9780521316255
Number Of Pages: 368

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Beginning with the Congress of Vienna in 1815 and extending to the elections in November of 1986, this history of modern Austria has been written for the general reader and the student wishing an overview of the country's recent history. The first part of the book, covering the years from 1815 to 1918, includes a discussion of the events in Habsburg history that have a particular significance for the evolution of the later republic. Particular attention is paid to the unique aspects of the Austrian governmental system. The book concludes with an examination of the Kreisky era, the evolution of Austrian social democracy, and the political controversies after 1983.The main emphasis in the book is on political history and foreign policy, but attention is paid to the cultural history of Austria, focusing particularly on Vienna, throughout the nineteenth and twenieth centuries.

List of illustrations
Preface
Acknowledgments
List of acronyms
The Habsburg Empire: Introduction
The Austrian Empire, 1815-1867
The Dual Monarchy, 1867-1918
The Republic of Austria
The first republic, 1918-1932
Austrofascism, Anschluss, and War, 1932-1945
The Second Austrian Republic under four-power occupation, 1945-1955
Independent Austria: coalition and single-party governments, 1955-1970
The socialist governments: the Kreisky era
Conclusion
Bibliography
Index
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ISBN: 9780521316255
ISBN-10: 0521316251
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 368
Published: 11th January 1988
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.2  x 2.3
Weight (kg): 0.44

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