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‘The Eastern Question Again!’: From Herzegovina Insurrection to the Berlin Memorandum

Miloš Ković

in Disraeli and the Eastern Question

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199574605
eISBN:
9780191595134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574605.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

From the beginning of his second term as prime minister, Disraeli secured a key role for himself in Britain's foreign policy. He perceived the Three Emperors' League as the greatest threat, which, in ... More


Forging A Multinational State: State Making in Imperial Austria from the Enlightenment to the First World War

John Deak

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804795579
eISBN:
9780804795937
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804795579.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book tells the story of the origins and shared history of representative and democratic institutions in central Europe—a history that has been largely erased by the nation-state-centered ... More


Of Bastards and Brothers in Arms: Practical Constraints and Resentments among the Central Powers in 1914–1915

Günther Kronenbitter

in The Forgotten Front: The Eastern Theater of World War I, 1914 - 1915

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813175416
eISBN:
9780813175447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175416.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

Lothar Höbelt discusses battles along Austria-Hungary’s northern front, concluding that structural deficiencies in the mobilization of the economy and personnel prevented the capabilities of ... More


Introductory Remarks

Jörg Baberowski

in The Forgotten Front: The Eastern Theater of World War I, 1914 - 1915

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813175416
eISBN:
9780813175447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175416.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

Günther Kronenbitter examines the fraught relationship of Austria-Hungary and Germany during World War I. Tensions and rivalries among the allies’ leadership impacted strategic planning and military ... More


The Great War

Zbyněk Zeman and Antonín Klimek

in The Life of Edvard Beneš 1884–1948: Czechoslovakia in Peace and War

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205838
eISBN:
9780191676802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205838.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes the great war of 1914 which came to Europe from the Balkans. The idea of an Austro-Hungarian melting-pot had never before been considered by any of the philosophers of ... More


State Building on a New Track: Austria in the 1860s

John Deak

in Forging A Multinational State: State Making in Imperial Austria from the Enlightenment to the First World War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804795579
eISBN:
9780804795937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804795579.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Chapter abstract: This chapter discusses the era of reform into the 1860s. Government by bureaucrats is an expensive prospect. Austria could not solve its financial difficulties and secure necessary ... More


The Habsburg Monarchy and the Coming of War *

R. J. W. Evans

in The Coming of the First World War

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198228417
eISBN:
9780191678783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198228417.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the political situation of the Habsburg Monarchy during the start of World War I. It suggests that during this period the obsolete social and political system of Austria-Hungary ... More


Britain Enters The War 1

Michael Brock

in The Coming of the First World War

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198228417
eISBN:
9780191678783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198228417.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter traces the events that led to Britain's participation in World War I. When Prime Minister H. H. Asquith heard of the possibility of was between Germany and Austria-Hungary on one side, ... More


The British Peace Offensive, December 1917–March 1918

David French

in The Strategy of the Lloyd George Coalition, 1916–1918

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205593
eISBN:
9780191676680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205593.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

The possibility of Britain negotiating a separate peace with Germany's allies was a chimera. The negotiations of December 1917 and March 1918 demonstrated that the Foreign Office's scepticism was ... More


Workers and Nationalism: Czech and German Social Democracy in Habsburg Austria, 1890-1918

Jakub S. Beneš

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198789291
eISBN:
9780191831140
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198789291.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

Internationalist socialism and ethnic nationalism are usually thought of as polar opposites. But for the millions of men and women who made Social Democracy into twentieth-century Europe’s most ... More


Masaryk and the New Europe

David Ayers

in Modernism, Internationalism and the Russian Revolution

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780748647330
eISBN:
9781474453820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748647330.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter offers a detailed account of Tomáš Masaryk’s extensive attempts to steer nationalities discourse in Britain, with a view to securing the dissolution of the Austro-Hungarian Empire and ... More


Eastern Fronts

Richard C. Hall

in Consumed by War: European Conflict in the 20th Century

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125589
eISBN:
9780813135328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125589.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

The eastern fronts did not offer an opportunity for decisive victory for either side. The battlefields were too scattered and too remote. Even though Germany had a significant ally on the Russian ... More


Peace Settlement

Richard C. Hall

in Consumed by War: European Conflict in the 20th Century

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125589
eISBN:
9780813135328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125589.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

The failed peace settlement of World War I had its origins in the aims of the belligerents. Both sides quickly framed their objectives in mainly geographic terms. At first no one envisioned a ... More


The First World War and Epidemic Disease

Frank M. Snowden

in The Conquest of Malaria: Italy, 1900-1962

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108996
eISBN:
9780300128437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108996.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines Italy's decision in 1915 to join England, France, and Russia in their conflict with the Central powers of Germany and Austria-Hungary, which followed fifteen years of ... More


Introduction

Daniel Unowsky

in The Plunder: The 1898 Anti-Jewish Riots in Habsburg Galicia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780804799829
eISBN:
9781503606104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804799829.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The introduction offers an overview of the geographical and chronological scope of the violence before setting these events within existing scholarship on antisemitism, Habsburg and Polish history, ... More


Germans and Jews in Greece

in The Agony of Greek Jews, 1940-1945

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804755849
eISBN:
9780804772495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804755849.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter explores the increasing political and economic influence of Austria and Germany on the Jewish community in Greece during the interwar period. Greece in general, and the Jews in ... More


The Evidenzbüro and Colonel Redl.: The k. (u.) k. Army on the Eve of Catastrophe

Richard Bassett

in For God and Kaiser: The Imperial Austrian Army, 1619-1918

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300178586
eISBN:
9780300213102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178586.003.0019
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter describes the increased military intelligence activities spurred by the rivalry between Russia and Austria-Hungary over the Balkans. What had been the preserve of a few staff officers of ... More


1915–1916: Bayonets in the Dolomites

Richard Bassett

in For God and Kaiser: The Imperial Austrian Army, 1619-1918

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300178586
eISBN:
9780300213102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178586.003.0023
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter covers events from 1915–1916. The new year would prove to be even more challenging for the Imperial and Royal armed forces than 1914. The Empire's ability to recover from the disasters ... More


1916–1918: The End of the Old Army

Richard Bassett

in For God and Kaiser: The Imperial Austrian Army, 1619-1918

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300178586
eISBN:
9780300213102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178586.003.0024
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter details events from 1916–1918. At the beginning of 1916 Conrad was convinced that the year would bring, not just the end of the war, but also a triumphant conclusion of hostilities along ... More


Finis Austriae?

Richard Bassett

in For God and Kaiser: The Imperial Austrian Army, 1619-1918

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300178586
eISBN:
9780300213102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178586.003.0025
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter describes events following Emperor Charles' assumption of the supreme command in 1916. On 24 November, all the military and naval personnel of the monarchy swore an oath to their new ... More


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