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The Resource Austria in the Twentieth Century, Gino Germani

Austria in the Twentieth Century, Gino Germani

Label
Austria in the Twentieth Century
Title
Austria in the Twentieth Century
Statement of responsibility
Gino Germani
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"These fourteen essays by leading Austrian historians and political scientists serve as a basic introduction to a small but sometimes trend-setting European country. They provide a basic up-to-date outline of Austria's political history, shedding light on economic and social trends as well. No European country has experienced more dramatic turning points in its twentieth-century history than Austria. This volume divides the century into three periods. The five essays of Section I deal with the years 1900-1938. Under the relative tranquility of the late Habsburg monarchy seethed a witch's brew of social and political trends, signaling the advent of modernity and leading to the outbreak of World War I and eventually to the collapse of the Habsburg Empire. The First Austrian Republic was one of the succession states that tried to build a nation against the backdrop of political and economic crisis and simmering civil war between the various political camps. Democracy collapsed in 1933 and an authoritarian regime attempted to prevail against pressures from Nazi Germany and Nazis at home. The two essays in Section II cover World War II (1938-1945). In 1938, Hitler's "Third Reich" annexed Austria and the population was pulled into the cauldron of World War II, fighting and collaborating with the Nazis, and also resisting and fleeing them. The seven essays of Section III concentrate on the Second Republic (1945 to the present). After ten years of four-power Allied occupation, Austria regained her sovereignty with the Austrian State Treaty of 1955. The price paid was neutrality. Unlike the turmoil of the prewar years, Austria became a "normal" nation with a functioning democracy, one building toward economic prosperity. After the collapse of the "iron curtain" in 1989, Austria turned westward, joining the European Union in 1995. Most recently, with the advent of populist politics, Austria's political system has experienced a sea of change departing from its political economy of a huge state-owned sector and social partnership as well as Proporz. This informed and insightful volume will serve as a textbook in courses on Austrian, German and European history, as well as in comparative European politics."--Provided by publisher
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Germani, Gino,
Dewey number
943.605
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Studies in Austrian and Central European History and Culture
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • National socialism
  • Austria
  • Austria
Label
Austria in the Twentieth Century, Gino Germani
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
  • chapter 5 12 November 1918-12 March 1938: The Road to the Anschluß
  • Rolf Steininger
  • part, 2 World War II
  • chapter 6 The Emigration and Exile of Austrian Intellectuals
  • Friedrich Stadler
  • chapter 7 Resistance, Persecution, Forced Labor
  • Erika Weinzierl
  • part, 3 The Second Republic
  • chapter 8 Allied Plans and Policies for the Occupation of Austria, 1938-1955
  • Günter Bischof
  • Part, 1 World War I And The First Republic
  • chapter 9 Austria Under Allied Occupation
  • Klaus Eisterer
  • chapter 10 The Austrian Economy: Basic Features and Trends
  • Franz Mathis
  • chapter 11 "The Big Two": TheGrand Coalition 1945-1966 and 1987-2000
  • Rauchensteiner Manfried
  • chapter 12 The Kreisky Era, 1970-1983
  • Oliver Rathkolb
  • chapter 13 Austria and Europe, 1923-2000: A Study in Ambivalence
  • Michael Gehler Wolfram Kaiser
  • chapter 1 On the Threshold of the Twentieth Century: State and Society in Austria before World War I
  • chapter 14 Austria between 1983 and 2000
  • Anton Pelinka
  • chapter 2 Austria in the First World War, 1914-1918
  • Manfried Rauchensteiner
  • chapter 3 12 February 1934: Social Democracy and Civil War
  • Walfgang Maderthaner
  • chapter 4 The Christian Corporatist State: Austria from 1934 to 1938
  • Dieter A. Binder
Control code
on1003888346
Edition
First edition
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781351315197
Note
Taylor & Francis
Other physical details
text file, PDF
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1003888346
Label
Austria in the Twentieth Century, Gino Germani
Publication
Contents
  • chapter 5 12 November 1918-12 March 1938: The Road to the Anschluß
  • Rolf Steininger
  • part, 2 World War II
  • chapter 6 The Emigration and Exile of Austrian Intellectuals
  • Friedrich Stadler
  • chapter 7 Resistance, Persecution, Forced Labor
  • Erika Weinzierl
  • part, 3 The Second Republic
  • chapter 8 Allied Plans and Policies for the Occupation of Austria, 1938-1955
  • Günter Bischof
  • Part, 1 World War I And The First Republic
  • chapter 9 Austria Under Allied Occupation
  • Klaus Eisterer
  • chapter 10 The Austrian Economy: Basic Features and Trends
  • Franz Mathis
  • chapter 11 "The Big Two": TheGrand Coalition 1945-1966 and 1987-2000
  • Rauchensteiner Manfried
  • chapter 12 The Kreisky Era, 1970-1983
  • Oliver Rathkolb
  • chapter 13 Austria and Europe, 1923-2000: A Study in Ambivalence
  • Michael Gehler Wolfram Kaiser
  • chapter 1 On the Threshold of the Twentieth Century: State and Society in Austria before World War I
  • chapter 14 Austria between 1983 and 2000
  • Anton Pelinka
  • chapter 2 Austria in the First World War, 1914-1918
  • Manfried Rauchensteiner
  • chapter 3 12 February 1934: Social Democracy and Civil War
  • Walfgang Maderthaner
  • chapter 4 The Christian Corporatist State: Austria from 1934 to 1938
  • Dieter A. Binder
Control code
on1003888346
Edition
First edition
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781351315197
Note
Taylor & Francis
Other physical details
text file, PDF
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1003888346

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