Germans and the East

The Germans and the East (Paperback)

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Germans and the East
Paperback
Purdue University Press
12/26/2007
465pp
History
English
6.00" x 9.00"
1557534438
9781557534439
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Book Description

This volume provides an historical overview of the relationship between Germany, German speakers, and successive waves of German colonists with their eastern neighbors over the period from the Middle Ages to the present. The collection of essays by 28 leading experts includes the most recent scholarship together with fresh perspectives on the subject.  

About the Author(s):

Charles Ingrao is Professor of History at Purdue University. He has authored or edited many books on central Europe. He is founding editor of H-Net's HABSBURG discussion group and has served as editor of The Austrian History Yearbook (1997-2006). He is presently completing a book (with Bruce Pauley) on ethnic conflict in central Europe and directs the Scholars' Initiative, an international consortium of scholars dedicated to confronting the controversies of the recent Yugoslav wars.

Franz A.J. Szabo is Professor of Austrian and Habsburg History and Director of the Wirth Institute for Austrian and Central European Studies at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada. He has published widely in Europe and in North America and is the author of the award-winning Kaunitz and Enlightened Absolutism.