4 edition of Eastern & Central Europe found in the catalog.
Eastern & Central Europe
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Other titles||Eastern and Central Europe|
|Statement||[edited by] James Naughton.|
|Series||Traveller"s literary companion|
|Contributions||Naughton, J. D.|
|LC Classifications||PN6071.E78 E37 1996|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 439 p. :|
|Number of Pages||439|
|LC Control Number||95070764|
What was initially intended to demonstrate the close links between Czech national emancipation and its German counterpart became a topos referring to long-standing conflicts in which the opponents are very dependent on one another. Los Angeles: University of California Press, Central Europe as the area of cultural heritage of the Polish—Lithuanian Commonwealth — UkrainianBelarusian and Lithuanian historians, in cooperation since with Polish historians, insist on the importance of the concept. Inhe defended the Habsburg Empire as a protector of its constituent nations against the imperial ambitions of Germany and Russia. And our living standards relative to those in other advanced countries had been dropping for several decades; the inefficiencies the heavy protectionism etc created were compounded by our worst terms of trade for a very long time.
The topos contained and contains the understanding that such conflicts were contained and controlled for long periods, and that they need not necessarily result in catastrophes like those witnessed in the 20th century. This book is free to the public. This divide also manifested itself in linguistic conditions, with the landowning nobility and the urban estates in parts of Poland and Hungary differing markedly from the majority of the population in this regard also. So, if your Eastern Europe itinerary includes only the main stops in Slovenia, this book is all you need. These discussions focused on traces of an orientation towards Jagiellonian 2 Poland and ideas of an "Intermarium", a region between the seas, or an "Antemurale Christianitatis" bulwark of Christianity. The intellectual core of this culture was an independent attitude based on the estate, which included a high degree of regional self-administration for the nobility and the guarantee of participation in the legislature.
In contrast to Poland and the Bohemian lands, the Counter-Reformation was only partially successful here. The novel focuses on the pivotal moment when many Khazar nobles converted to Judaism, and is structured as three small dictionaries Christian, Islamic, and Hebrew. Its permanent collection, well explained by an included English-language audioguide, offers interesting insight into this great city. According to this perspective, east central Europe emerged as a historical space as a result of the influence and involvement of the neighbouring great powers over a long period of time — through colonisation in the high medieval period, which first gave rise to east central Europe as a region of German-Slavic overlap beyond the borders of the Holy Roman Empire which was culturally bound to the west, and through centuries-long imperial rule in a region with its own specific order of estate-dominated states, which formed the basis for the subsequent patchwork of nation states. Some elements, such as the strong position of the landowning nobility in politics and society and the high degree of linguistic and religious diversity have already largely disappeared.
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The included essays examine the documentary and archaeological evidence of early medieval Europe in an attempt to assess its importance in understanding the construction of cultural identity and the process of political mobilization for the rise of the states.
According to this perspective, east central Eastern & Central Europe book emerged as a historical space as a result of the influence and involvement of the neighbouring great powers over a long period of time — through colonisation in the high medieval period, which first gave rise to east central Europe as a region of German-Slavic overlap beyond the borders of the Holy Roman Empire which was culturally bound to the west, and through centuries-long imperial rule in a region with its own specific order of estate-dominated states, which formed the basis for the subsequent patchwork of nation states.
If, however, you're spending four days or more in Budapest, or at least a week in Hungary as a whole, the extra information in Rick Steves Budapest can be worthwhile. As the spread of the political public sphere and demands for political participation undermined the estate privileges of individual groups within the population under the banner of the nation as a whole, they created a homogenizing pressure which soon became linked to movements for linguistic renewal on the basis of the vernacular and a usually romanticized, if not entirely invented popular culture.
It's understandable for some countries - whose national identities were so repressed under authoritarian regimes - to tire of being affiliated with a term that they feel is outdated and which unfairly associates them with other countries from whom they would rather distance themselves.
Linguistic conditions underwent lasting change as a result of German eastward migration in the high medieval period, which extended the region of German-Slavic overlap a considerable distance eastward. Johnson points out criteria to distinguish Central Europe from WesternEastern and Southeast Europe :  One criterion for defining Central Europe is the frontiers of medieval empires and kingdoms that largely correspond to the religious frontiers between the Catholic West and the Orthodox East.
In places where Catholicism was extended to the Orthodox population, such as in eastern Polandin Hungary and in Transylvania, it resulted instead in the emergence of new separate population groups in the form of the Greek Catholic churches.
In Hungary, the nobility spoke Hungarian even in regions that were predominantly Slovakian, Rumanian or German, while in many cities in Upper Hungary the German language enjoyed an equally high status as Hungarian or Slovakian.
At that time the scientists took an interest in the idea: the International Historical Congress in Brussels in was committed to Central Europe, and the Congress continued the discussions. The bishopric of Praguewhich was established inplayed an important role in the establishment of the institutional church in east central Europe.
What was initially looked upon as a stable bulwark or cordon sanitaire between Germany and the Soviet Union, and as an additional support for the new continental order sponsored by France, became a crisis region which ultimately succumbed to National Socialist aggression.
Additionally, the paper points out the strong and lucid organization of Berend's work but concludes that, while a generally engaging and well-written text, Berend's work is certainly not without its apparent flaws.
Repeated free and fair elections are supposed to function as a mechanism of electoral control. The Baltics, populated by people ethnically different from the rest of Eastern Europe, can also be grouped accordingly. In east central Europe, where the overwhelming majority of Europe's Jewish population had lived since the 14th century, anti-Semitism met with an enormous diversity of Jewish movements, which pursued differing paths to Jewish modernity.
Another time, the term Central Europe became connected to the German plans of political, economic and cultural domination. Schenk  Central Europe, according to Alice F. This book is free to the public. However, according to Romanian researcher Maria Bucur this very ambitious project suffers from the weaknesses imposed by its scope almost years of history.
Memories of the Second World War and of Communist dictatorship, which are presented as being closely connected or even being of a piece, have a central place in this culture.
In fact, here are the population growth rates of the eastern European countries and of New Zealand since We designed the book for regional specialists and non-specialists; for seasoned scholars of representation, accountability, and political inequality, and for those who are newly interested in these concepts.
These data are the universe of candidates and parties who stood for national parliamentary elections in Ukraine, Poland, and Hungary from the s to the s. A couple of hours west of Budapest, the Austrian capital of Vienna is also hard at work improving its museum infrastructure.
However, in the two and a half decades since the disintegration of the Communist dictatorships, the level of violence arising from nationalist conflicts has been considerably less than initially feared.
In WarsawPrague, Vienna and Budapest with their young and dynamic middle classes, the Jewish Enlightenment, the Haskalahled directly to assimilation, though this assimilation remained incomplete due to constant contact with eastern European Jewish culture.
On the eastern edge of Latin Christendom, religious and linguistic differences were often coterminous even before the Reformation and they were stabilized by legal privileges and provisions for self-administration. Mitteleuropa[ edit ] Mitteleuropa may refer to an historical concept, or to a contemporary German definition of Central Europe.Apr 02, · Imagine traveling from Tallin, Krakow, and Prague right through to Budapest, Dubrovnik, and Ljubljana.
This beautifully illustrated guide to Eastern and Central Europe takes you to every city, national park, castle, church, cathedral and museum worth seeing across Eastern and Central Europe.
For each of the 17 countries it covers, it suggests good hotels and restaurants, explains how to get. Despite its title, the novel takes place almost entirely in Croatia and feels so deeply Eastern European in sensibility that I found myself jotting down other books from that region once eclipsed by the Iron Curtain’s shadow.
Without further ado, here are ten brilliant and barely-known books from ten countries in Eastern EuropeAuthor: Jeffrey Zuckerman. From soaring mountains to golden sands, Eastern Europe reveals a tapestry of quaint and contemporary cultures – always with enough rough edges to keep you intrigued.
Lonely Planet is your passport to Eastern Europe, with amazing travel experiences and the best planning ad-vice. The DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Eastern and Central Europe is your indispensable guide to this beautiful part of the world. The fully updated guide includes unique cutaways, floorplans and reconstructions of the must-see sites, plus street-by-street maps of all the fascinating cities and towns.
Common Knowledge Book awards 21 Best Eastern European novels. Book awards: 21 Best Eastern European novels. Book awards by cover. Angelus Central European Literature Award. Writers from the Other Europe.
Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics. A tour of Central and Eastern Europe is full of history, medieval cities, picturesque scenery and elegant architecture.
In Austria, visit Vienna, the Wachau Valley, Salzburg and Innsbruck. Tour palaces and see stunning vistas of the snow-capped Alps. A tour of Belgium includes Brussels, the .