By Eric Roman
Austria and the Successor States is one in every of 3 new volumes introducing evidence On File's new eu heritage sequence. It presents readers with a better realizing of the attention-grabbing heritage of the Austro-Hungarian Empire and the fashionable international locations - Austria, Hungary, and Czech Republic - that emerged end result of the empire's loss of life. Detailing the lengthy heritage of the area, this accomplished reference paintings makes use of numerous codecs, together with a normal narrative, a historic dictionary of A-to-Z entries, and a chronology. those fact-filled parts, each one in its personal approach complementing the data inside the different sections, offer an creation to the historic occasions, humans, politics, and tradition of this crucial zone of Europe. Written in an enticing type that's aimed toward providing info within the clearest demeanour attainable, Austria and the Successor States permits the non-specialist, scholars and normal readers, to appreciate the turbulent historical past and transformation of this sector from a monarchy below the Hapsburg Empire into potential sleek international locations.