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The Habsburg Monarchy, 1809-1918

A History of the Austrian Empire and Austria-Hungary

First published in 1941, The Habsburg Monarchy has become indispensable to students of nineteenth-century European history. Not only a chronological report of actions and changes, Taylor’s work is a provocative exploration into the historical process of the most eventful hundred years of the Habsburg monarchy.

280 pages | 5.30 x 8.00 | © 1976

History: European History

Table of Contents

I. The Dynasty
II. The Peoples
III. Old Absolutism: the Austria of Metternich, 1809-35
IV. Pre-March
V. Radical Outbreak: the Revolutions of 1848
VI. Liberal Episode: the Constituent Assembly, July, 1848-March, 1849
VII. New Absolutism: the System of Schwarzenberg and Bach, 1849-59
VIII. The Struggle between Federalism and Centralism: October Diploma and February Patent, 1860-61
IX. Constitutional Absolutism: the System of Schmerling, 1861-65
X. The End of Old Austria, 1865-66
XI. The Making of Dualism, 1866-67
XII. Liberal Failure: German Ascendancy in Austria, 1867-79
XIII. Habsburg Recovery: the Era of Taaffe, 1879-93
XIV. The Years of Confusion: from Taaffe to Badeni, 1893-97
XV. Hungary after 1867: Koloman Tisza and the Magyar Gentry
XVI. Democratic Pretence: the Indian Summer of the Habsburg Monarchy, 1897-1908
XVII. Solution by Violence, 1908-14
XVIII. Violence Rewarded: the End of the Habsburgs, 1914-18
Epilogue: The Peoples without the Dynasty
Appendix: The Political and Ethnographical Structure of the Habsburg Monarchy

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