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The Austrians : a thousand-year odyssey

Author: Gordon Brook-Shepherd
Publisher: New York : Carroll & Graf Publishers, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Noted historian Gordon Brook-Shepherd addresses in this authoritative work. With a lifetime's personal intimacy with Austria, associations with several of its leaders, and access to private Habsburg family archives, Brook-Shepherd traces the identity of a nation, as it developed over a millennium, at the heart of Europe's political existence.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: House of Habsburg; House of Habsburg
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gordon Brook-Shepherd
ISBN: 0786704004 9780786704002
OCLC Number: 466238231
Description: xxiv, 483 pages, [24] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Map: The Growth of the Habsburg Empire --
Map: Austria-Hungary: Ethnic Divisions --
Map: Present-day Austria --
Prologue: A Styrian Painting --
pt. 1. The Path to Empire --
pt. 2. Francis Joseph: The Path to Kakania --
pt. 3. The Road to War --
pt. 4. The Road to Destruction --
pt. 5. The Road to Hitler --
pt. 6. The Swastika Years --
pt. 7. The Road Home --
Epilogue: Perceptions.
Responsibility: Gordon Brook-Shepherd.

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Noted historian Gordon Brook-Shepherd addresses in this authoritative work. With a lifetime's personal intimacy with Austria, associations with several of its leaders, and access to private Habsburg family archives, Brook-Shepherd traces the identity of a nation, as it developed over a millennium, at the heart of Europe's political existence.

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