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Danubia: A Personal History of Habsburg Europe
Danubia: A Personal History of Habsburg Europe
by Simon Winder
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A charmingly personal history of Hapsburg Europe, as lively as it is informative, by the author of Germania From the end of the Middle Ages to the First World War, Europe was dominated by one family: the Habsburgs. Their unprecedented rule is the... (read more)

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A Nervous Splendor: Vienna 1888-1889
A Nervous Splendor: Vienna 1888-1889
by Frederic Morton
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On January 30, 1889, at the champagne-splashed hight of the Viennese Carnival, the handsome and charming Crown Prince Rudolf fired a revolver at his teenaged mistress and then himself. The two shots that rang out at Mayerling in the Vienna Woods echo... (read more)

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The World of Yesterday
The World of Yesterday
by Stefan Zweig
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Written as both a recollection of the past and a warning for future generations, The World of Yesterday recalls the golden age of literary Vienna—its seeming permanence, its promise, and its devastating fall. Surrounded by the leading literary... (read more)

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The Story of the Trapp Family Singers
The Story of the Trapp Family Singers
by Maria Augusta Trapp
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With nearly 1,500 Broadway performances, six Tony Awards, more than three million albums sold, and five Academy Awards, The Sound of Music, based on the lives of Maria, the baron, and their singing children, is as familiar to most of us as our own family... (read more)

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The Habsburgs
The Habsburgs
by Andrew Wheatcroft
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"Splendidly rich...required reading for anyone who hopes to understand the real Europe."—Daily Telegraph.... (read more)

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The Habsburg Monarchy, 1809-1918: A History of the Austrian Empire and Austria-Hungary. A.J.P. Taylor
The Habsburg Monarchy, 1809-1918: A History of the Austrian Empire and Austria-Hungary. A.J.P. Taylor
by A J P Taylor
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A history of the Habsburg monarchy from the end of the Holy Roman Empire to the monarchy's dissolution in 1918. The book offers an insight into the problems inherent in the attempt to give peace, stability and common loyalty to a hetergeneous population.... (read more)

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Twilight of the Habsburgs: The Life and Times of Emperor Francis Joseph
Twilight of the Habsburgs: The Life and Times of Emperor Francis Joseph
by Alan Warwick Palmer
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No ruler in modern times reigned in full sovereignty for as long as Francis Joseph, emperor of Austria and king of Hungary, Bohemia, Dalmatia, Croatia, and Slavonia. Titular master of central Europe from 1848 until 1916, he was center stage in Europe... (read more)

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The Hapsburg Monarchy, 1809-1918: A History of the Austrian Empire and Austria-Hungary (Phoenix Book; P683)
The Hapsburg Monarchy, 1809-1918: A History of the Austrian Empire and Austria-Hungary (Phoenix Book; P683)
by A J P Taylor
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First published in 1941, The Habsburg Monarchy has become indispensable to students of nineteenth-century European history. Not only a chronological report of actions and changes, Taylor's work is a provocative exploration into the historical process of... (read more)

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Alma Rose: Vienna to Auschwitz
Alma Rose: Vienna to Auschwitz
by Richard Newman
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Alma Ross's story first came to public attention through the intriguing 1980 film Playing for Time. The true story of this heroic woman is now told for the first time. Rose was born to musical royalty in Vienna when the imperial city was the center of... (read more)

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Vienna: A Cultural History
Vienna: A Cultural History
by Nicholas Parsons
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From border garrison of the Roman Empire to magnificent Baroque seat of the Hapsburgs, Vienna's fortunes swung between survival and expansion. By the late nineteenth century it had become the western capital of the sprawling Austro-Hungarian Monarchy... (read more)

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Ghost Waltz: A Family Memoir (P.S.)
Ghost Waltz: A Family Memoir (P.S.)
by Ingeborg Day
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A woman comes to terms with her familys dark Nazi past in this memoir from the author of Nine and a Half Weeks—A moving and profound exploration of the legacy of war and hate on an individual life. Born in Austria at the height of Word War II... (read more)

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Vienna 1814: How the Conquerors of Napoleon Made Love, War, and Peace at the Congress of Vienna
Vienna 1814: How the Conquerors of Napoleon Made Love, War, and Peace at the Congress of Vienna
by David King
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“Reads like a novel. A fast-paced page-turner, it has everything: sex, wit, humor, and adventures. But it is an impressively researched and important story.” David Fromkin, author of Europes Last Summer Vienna, 1814 is an evocative and... (read more)

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Good Living Street: Portrait of a Patron Family, Vienna 1900
Good Living Street: Portrait of a Patron Family, Vienna 1900
by Tim Bonyhady
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Vienna and its Secessionist movement at the turn of the last century is the focus of this extraordinary social portrait told through an eminent Viennese family, headed by Hermine and Moriz Gallia, who were among the great patrons of early-twentieth... (read more)

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Vienna 1814: How the Conquerors of Napoleon Made Love, War, and Peace at the Congress of Vienna
Vienna 1814: How the Conquerors of Napoleon Made Love, War, and Peace at the Congress of Vienna
by David King
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“Reads like a novel. A fast-paced page-turner, it has everything: sex, wit, humor, and adventures. But it is an impressively researched and important story.” —David Fromkin, author of Europes Last Summer Vienna, 1814 is an evocative... (read more)

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Hitler's Vienna: A Dictator's Apprenticeship
Hitler's Vienna: A Dictator's Apprenticeship
by Brigitte Hamann
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Hitler's Vienna explores the critical, formative years that the young Adolf Hitler spent in Vienna. It is both a cultural and political portrait of the Austrian capital and a biography of Hitler during his years there, from 1906 to 1913. Hitler's was not... (read more)

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Studies in Central European Histories, a Negotiated Settlement: The Counter-Reformation in Upper Austria Under the Habsburgs (CMS Advanced Books in Mathematics)
Studies in Central European Histories, a Negotiated Settlement: The Counter-Reformation in Upper Austria Under the Habsburgs (CMS Advanced Books in Mathematics)
by Joseph F Patrouch
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The changes associated with reformed Catholicism in the decades around 1600, and how they affected men and women, can only be understood by looking at the interactions between politics and social and religious requirements on a local level. <BR>... (read more)

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The Red Prince: The Secret Lives of a Habsburg Archduke
The Red Prince: The Secret Lives of a Habsburg Archduke
by Timothy Snyder
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Wilhelm Von Habsburg wore the uniform of the Austrian officer, the court regalia of a Habsburg archduke, the simple suit of a Parisian exile, the collar of the Order of the Golden Fleece, and, every so often, a dress. He could handle a saber, a pistol, a... (read more)

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Wittgenstein's Vienna ((Rev)96 Edition)
Wittgenstein's Vienna ((Rev)96 Edition)
by Allan Janik
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This is a remarkable book about a man (perhaps the most important and original philosopher of our age), a society (the corrupt Austro-Hungarian Empire on the eve of dissolution), and a city (Vienna, with its fin-de siecle gaiety and corrosive melancholy).... (read more)

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Thunder At Twilight : Vienna, 1913/1914 ((Rev)01 Edition)
Thunder At Twilight : Vienna, 1913/1914 ((Rev)01 Edition)
by Frederick Morton
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Thunder at Twilight is a landmark of historical vision, drawing on hitherto untapped sources to illuminate two crucial years in the life of the extraordinary city of Vienna—and in the life of the twentieth century. It was during the carnival of 1913... (read more)

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The Assassination of the Archduke: Sarajevo 1914 and the Romance That Changed the World
The Assassination of the Archduke: Sarajevo 1914 and the Romance That Changed the World
by Greg King
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Drawing on unpublished letters and rare primary sources, King and Woolmans tell the true story behind the tragic romance and brutal assassination that sparked World War I   In the summer of 1914, three great empires dominated Europe: Germany... (read more)

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