State and Society in Early Modern Austria

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State and Society in Early Modern Austria
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Purdue University Press
01/25/2011
English
1612490514
9781612490519
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Book Description

The history of the Habsburg Monarchy and Austria in the early modern period continues to capture the interest of many scholars. This collection of essays by twenty leading authorities from the United States, Austria, Germany, Great Britain, and the Netherlands focuses on the interplay between the Habsburg government and a multiplicity of social aspects. As a whole, State and Society in Early Modern Austria reexamines and sometimes debunks old views about the Habsburg Monarchy and provides insight into the current historical thinking on the early modern state. Moreover, this broad focus will help the reader understand the complex cultural heritage of the turbulent nationalities of East Central Europe.

About the Editor(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.