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The Mountain and the Territoriality of the Modern State

Bernard Debarbieux, Gilles Rudaz, and Martin F. Price

in The Mountain: A Political History from the Enlightenment to the Present

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226031118
eISBN:
9780226031255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226031255.003.0003
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

This chapter focuses on the role given to mountain areas and topography in the making of territory of modern states. It especially examines the birth and spreading of the idea that mountains could ... More


From Imperial to Regional Banking: The Austrian Banking System, 1918–1938

Fritz Weber

in Banking, Currency, and Finance in Europe Between the Wars

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288039
eISBN:
9780191596230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288034.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Economic History

The central theme of this study of the Austrian banking system is the problem created by the impact on the large Viennese banks of the break‐up of the Austro‐Hungarian Empire. These banks were ... More


Manchukuo and the State Language

Lee Yeounsuk

in The Ideology of Kokugo: Nationalizing Language in Modern Japan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833053
eISBN:
9780824870553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833053.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter details how the multiethnic—and consequently multilingual—nation of Manchukuo had posed a problem for Japanese authorities. For Hoshina, the multilingual situation in Manchukuo was a ... More


The Past (1874–1907)

Malcolm MacDonald

in Schoenberg

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195172010
eISBN:
9780199852000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172010.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter describes events and movements in Vienna from 1874 to 1907. The Vienna into which Schoenberg was born, and which so readily abused him, enclosed a society of unsettling paradoxes. Vienna ... More


The Uncanny Mother Tongue: Monolingualism and Jewishness in Franz Kafka

Yeasemin Yildiz

in Beyond the Mother Tongue: The Postmonolingual Condition

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780823241309
eISBN:
9780823241347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823241309.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter discusses the force and the inner contradictions of the monolingual paradigm by taking the situation of early-twentieth-century German-language Jews, whose claims to German as their ... More


The Progressive Synagogue in Lwów

Julian J. Bussgang

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 11: Focusing on Aspects and Experiences of Religion

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774051
eISBN:
9781800340688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774051.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter assesses the Progressive synagogue in Lwów. At the time of the founding of the Progressive synagogue, Lwów had the largest Jewish population of all the cities in the Austro-Hungarian ... More


Canto 35

Richard Parker

in Readings in the Cantos: Volume I

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781942954408
eISBN:
9781786944337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781942954408.003.0022
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In this chapter I address Ezra Pound’s Canto 35, exploring its relation to and discussion of “Mitteleuropa”. The Canto is profoundly ambivalent throughout, making it hard to discern Pound’s attitude ... More


The Sandžak: A History

Kenneth Morrison and Elizabeth Roberts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199330652
eISBN:
9780199388219
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199330652.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book is the first detailed analysis in the English language of a hitherto under-researched part of the Balkan region (the Sandžak straddles the contemporary border between Serbia and ... More


The “Relatives and Friends Effect:” Migration Networks of Transatlantic Migrants From the Late Habsburg Monarchy

Annemarie Steidl

in Maritime Transport and Migration: The Connections between Maritime and Migration Networks

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780973893434
eISBN:
9781786944610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893434.003.0006
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essay examines the effectiveness of the network of relatives and friends in providing support and information to Austrian transatlantic migrants under the Habsburg Monarchy, in attempt to ... More


Remaking Central Europe: The League of Nations and the Former Habsburg Lands

Peter Becker and Natasha Wheatley (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198854685
eISBN:
9780191888885
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198854685.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book presents Central Europe as a key laboratory for the interwar international order. A new regional order of national states, ushered into being by the dissolution of the multinational ... More


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