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Empire of the Danube: The Geography of Habsburg Power

A. Wess Mitchell

in The Grand Strategy of the Habsburg Empire

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196442
eISBN:
9781400889969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196442.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter describes the Habsburg Monarchy’s physical environment, how it influenced Habsburg perceptions of space, and the vulnerabilities and advantages that it created in competition with other ... More


Damnosa Hereditas: Habsburg People and State

A. Wess Mitchell

in The Grand Strategy of the Habsburg Empire

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196442
eISBN:
9781400889969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196442.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter looks at the constitutional makeup of the Habsburg state and the limitations it placed on the mobilization of resources. In contrast to its physical geography, the political geography of ... More


Forging Armies from Prisons of Peoples: How Inequality Shaped Ottoman and Habsburg Battlefield Performance

Jason Lyall

in Divided Armies: Inequality and Battlefield Performance in Modern War

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691192444
eISBN:
9780691194158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691192444.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter compares the Ottoman Empire, a high-inequality belligerent, with its medium-inequality Austro-Hungarian counterpart, during their respective wars in Tripolitania (1911–1912) and on the ... More


The Habsburg Puzzle

A. Wess Mitchell

in The Grand Strategy of the Habsburg Empire

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196442
eISBN:
9781400889969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196442.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This introductory chapter provides a background of the Austrian Habsburgs. Amassed over several centuries by marriage, war, diplomacy, and luck, the eastern realm of the Austrian Habsburgs was an ... More


Gendarmes and the State in Nineteenth-Century Europe

Clive Emsley

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207986
eISBN:
9780191677878
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207986.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The history of police and policing have been the subject of much interest and research in recent years, but this book provides the first serious academic exploration ... More


The Grand Strategy of the Habsburg Empire

A. Wess Mitchell

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196442
eISBN:
9781400889969
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196442.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

The Empire of Habsburg Austria faced more enemies than any other European great power. Flanked on four sides by rivals, it possessed few of the advantages that explain successful empires. Yet somehow ... More


Another Problem

Edin Hajdarpasic

in Whose Bosnia?: Nationalism and Political Imagination in the Balkans, 1840-1914

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453717
eISBN:
9781501701115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453717.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores the Ottoman and the Habsburg Empires and their appropriation of nationalist cultural forms. These processes show how the states, often perceived as being “anational” or ... More


The Habsburg Legacy: Taming Chaos

A. Wess Mitchell

in The Grand Strategy of the Habsburg Empire

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196442
eISBN:
9781400889969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196442.003.0010
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter discusses the Habsburg grand strategy. The Habsburg Empire had an especially pressing need to engage in the pursuit of grand strategy because of its vulnerable location and the ... More


Introduction

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/9780804795579.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Chapter abstract: The introduction discusses the Habsburg monarchy in the context of European history and the themes of state building and state making. State building as a concept has been seen ... More


Habsburg and other Nationalisms

R. D. Anderson

in European Universities from the Enlightenment to 1914

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198206606
eISBN:
9780191717307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206606.003.0015
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter first looks at some general theories about nationalism, such as those of Ernest Gellner and Miroslav Hroch, and at cases such as Norway, Finland, the Flemish movement in Belgium, Greece, ... More


1848: A Rupture in Experience

in Nationalists Who Feared the Nation: Adriatic Multi-Nationalism in Habsburg Dalmatia, Trieste, and Venice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774468
eISBN:
9780804778497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774468.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

On 23 March 1848, residents of the Adriatic began to experience a significant rupture in the regional ties connecting them. To the west of the Adriatic, the forty-four-year-old lawyer Daniele Manin ... More


Enlightened Reform

R. D. Anderson

in European Universities from the Enlightenment to 1914

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198206606
eISBN:
9780191717307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206606.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Enlightenment is often seen as a movement which bypassed the moribund universities. This is a plausible view for England and France, but should be challenged for other countries. In Scotland, ... More


Austria, Hungary, and the Habsburgs: Central Europe c.1683-1867

R.J.W. Evans

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199541621
eISBN:
9780191701252
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541621.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This book contains a collection of essays addressing a number of wide-ranging, interrelated themes spanning over 200 years of the Habsburg Empire. The book is a political, religious, cultural and ... More


‘Peace with Honour’: From San Stefano to Berlin

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/9780199574605.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

In the final stages of the crisis, aside from threatening the use of the fleet and the transfer of Indian troops to Malta, Disraeli encouraged in India the solidarity of Muslim volunteers with the ... More


Ethnopolitics, Geopolitics, and the Return to War

Donald Bloxham

in The Final Solution: A Genocide

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199550333
eISBN:
9780191701535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550333.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The controlled disbanding of the Habsburg empire into nation states resulted due to the geopolitical designs of those who held power. Although Britain had intentions of maintaining the Habsburg ... More


The Multinational Empire Revisited: Reflections on Late Imperial Austria: Robert A. Kann Memorial Lecture 1989⋆

in From Vienna to Chicago and Back: Essays on Intellectual History and Political Thought in Europe and America

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226776361
eISBN:
9780226776385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226776385.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter reports the work of Robert Kann, as well as his judgments and his interpretations. Kann's profound commitment to the values of liberal democracy, for equal rights and social justice, ... More


The Little Ice Age Crisis of the Ottoman Empire: A Conjuncture in Middle East Environmental History

Sam White

in Water on Sand: Environmental Histories of the Middle East and North Africa

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199768677
eISBN:
9780199979608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199768677.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History

After centuries of conquest and expansion, the Ottoman Empire descended into crisis in the 1590s as a widespread uprising known as the Celali Rebellion ushered in decades of economic dislocation, ... More


The ‘Monstrous Child’ of the New Europe

Gábor Bátonyi

in Britain and Central Europe 1918–1933

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207481
eISBN:
9780191677687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207481.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The dissolution of the Habsburg Empire created not only a power vacuum, Bolshevik menace, and small, mutually hostile states, but also economic ... More


Nationalists Who Feared the Nation: Adriatic Multi-Nationalism in Habsburg Dalmatia, Trieste, and Venice

Dominique Kirchner Reill

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774468
eISBN:
9780804778497
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774468.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

We can often learn as much from political movements that failed as from those that achieved their goals. This book looks at one such frustrated movement: a group of community leaders and writers in ... More


Partition and Parity

David Sorkin

in Jewish Emancipation: A History Across Five Centuries

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691164946
eISBN:
9780691189673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164946.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter assesses how, in the 1760s, the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth failed to enact reform for its Jews aside from abolishing the Council of the Lands. Jews mobilized to an unprecedented ... More


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