An A-Z reference guide to significant people, ideas, places, and events in the history of the Austrian Empire from its beginnings to its dissolution, and including the successor states and new nations of Yugoslavia up to the present.
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: Austria and the Successor States is one of three new volumes introducing Facts On File's new European History series. It provides readers with a greater understanding of the fascinating history of the Austro-Hungarian Empire and the modern nations - Austria, Hungary, and Czech Republic - that emerged as a result of the empire's demise. Detailing the long history of the region, this comprehensive reference work utilizes a variety of formats, including a general narrative, a historical dictionary of A-to-Z entries, and a chronology. These fact-filled elements, each in its own way complementing the information contained in the other sections, provide an introduction to the historical events, people, politics, and culture of this important region of Europe. Written in an engaging style that is geared toward presenting information in the clearest manner possible, Austria and the Successor States enables the non-specialist, students and general readers, to understand the turbulent history and transformation of this region from a monarchy under the Hapsburg Empire into viable modern nations.