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The Representation of the Waldheim Affair in Robert Schindel’s Der Kalte

Reverberations of Nazi Violence in Germany and Beyond : Disturbing Pasts

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Waldheim affair of 1985–88 was a turning point in Austrian society, sparking the beginning of a belated process of coming to terms with the country’s National Socialist past. The debates that the exposure of the presidential candidate...

Austria: Still a Highly Regulated Economy

Immigrant Entrepreneurs : Venturing Abroad in the Age of Globalization

Bloomsbury Academic, 2003

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...Introduction Austria’s Chamber of Commerce holds that in much the same way as for employees, for business people from Central and Eastern Europe a quota regulation should be introduced to limit their number for a period of seven years (Der...

The Fate of Juvenile Austrian-Jewish Refugees after the ‘Anschluss’ of 1938

The Young Victims of the Nazi Regime : Migration, the Holocaust and Postwar Displacement

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Following Austria's ‘Anschluss’ in 1938, massive repressions against the Jewish population began. The racial Nuremberg Laws affected three per cent of the total population and within three years, two-thirds of the Austrian-Jewish population...


Marius Turda

Marius Turda is Director of the Centre for Medical Humanities and Reader in 20th Century Central and Eastern European Biomedicine at Oxford Brookes University, UK. He is the author of Eugenics and Nation in Early 20th Century Hungary (2014); Modernism and Eugenics (2010); The Idea of National Superiority in Central Europe, 1880-1918 (2005), and the editor of The History of Eugenics in East-Central Europe, 1900-1945: Sources and Commentaries (2015). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The History of East-Central European Eugenics, 1900–1945 : Sources and Commentaries

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Overview Thomas Mayer I Depending on one’s perspective, the history of eugenics in Austria began either comparatively early or rather late; the veracity of each assessment is dependent on the aspect of the eugenic project under...


A Cultural History of Law in the Modern Age Volume 6

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Cultural History Chapter

...Introduction There is something uncanny and prophetic about painter Karl Klimt’s lost masterpiece. Jurisprudence, a suffering naked man surrounded by eyes, eerily captures the relationship between “sovereignty and bare life...

The Culture of the Water Cure in Nineteenth-century Austria, 1800-1914

Water, Leisure and Culture : European Historical Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2002

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...Of the annual exodus to the bathing places of central Europe John MacPherson noted in 1873 that 'for German families of any means at all it is the holiday of the year which must be kept' as thousands of people travelled to lake and spa...
...Recently, a German Provincial Association to Promote Tourism in Southern Austria was founded in Laibach [Slovene: Ljubljana] for the purpose of encouraging German Tourism. The Association hopes to convince at least some of the current wave...

Women and Socialist Revolution, 1917–23

Matthew Stibbe


Matthew Stibbe is Professor of Modern European History at Sheffield Hallam University, UK. He has authored several books and edited several volumes of essays on twentieth-century European themes, including Aftermaths of War (co-edited with Ingrid Sharp, 2011). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Olga Shnyrova

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Veronika Helfert

Veronika Helfert

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Women Activists between War and Peace : Europe, 1918–1923

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book Chapter

...Matthew Stibbe, Department of History, Sheffield Hallam University, UK; Olga Shnyrova, Department of History and International Relations, Ivanovo State University, Russia; Veronika Helfert, Department of History, University of Vienna...