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      Theis, Lioba; Savage, Metthew; Fingarova, Galina; Grünbart, Michael; Mullett, Margaret; Aurenhammer, Hans; Schwarz, Michael Viktor (2013)
      This volume presents the results of a scholarly meeting which focused on the patronage of women in the Byzantine Empire. In their scope, the articles address broadly not only the founding or re-founding of churches and ...
    • Gütl, Clemens (2004)
      Franz Mayr was "one of the most interesting of catholic missionaries in Southern Africa" states Professor Joy Brain ("University of Durban") in the foreword she wrote for this first edition of his writings. Mayr was born ...
    • Lummerding, Susanne (2005)
      Considering the abundant promises and euphoric expectations (as well as apocalyptic visions of technology) that still dominate discourses on media and technology my analysis focuses on their cultural and social condition, ...
    • Dietz, Christopher (2013)
      In the centre of this study stand some 154 letters exchanged between the Austrian writer Alexander Lernet-Holenia (1897-1976) and Maria Charlotte ("Lotte") Sweceny (née Stein, 1904-1956), the co-proprietor of the Viennese ...
    • Deutschmann, Peter (2017)
      The monograph explores, by means of a diachronic overview, the ways in which historical dramas in Czech literature changed between the outset of the Czech national rebirth and the Republic of Czechoslovakia between the ...
    • Hall, Murray G.; Köstner, Christa (2006)
      When Austria was annexed by Hitler Germany in March 1938, the National Library in Vienna was not only the biggest scientific library in the country, it was now the third largest in the German Reich. Its status among and ...
    • Gidl, Anneliese (2007)
      The Deutsche und Österreichische Alpenverein resulted from a merger of the Österreichischer Alpenverein founded in 1862 with the Deutsche Alpenverein in 1873. Both clubs had been initiated by urban circles in Vienna, Munich ...
    • Kaser, Karl (2013)
      The ‘pictorial turn’ has had significant impact on the human, cultural, religious and social sciences since the middle of the 1990s; theory construction has been primarily oriented towards the western world. This is why ...
    • Spreitzer, Brigitte (2014)
      Brigitte Spreitzer makes Anna Freud’s literary texts fully accessible in this book for the first time. The detailed preface contextualises Anna Freud’s literary texts as paradigmatic sources, which are documenting the ...
    • Prokop, Ursula (2005)
      This manuscript is based on the results of a research project (No. 7726), carried out at the Institute for the History of Art (University of Vienna) under the direction of Professor Dr. Peter Haiko, and sponsored by the ...
    • Frey, Felix (2019-07-15)
      Die Halbinsel Kola im Nordwesten Russlands stellte die sowjetische Verwaltung vor ein Energieproblem. Kola war zwar reich an Bodenschätzen, verfügte jedoch über keine fossilen Brennstoffe. Wie die Region mit Energie zu ...
    • Orthofer, Maria (2008)
      Since the 1970s, highly educated families in Austria have employed Au-pairs for taking care of their children. Why have these families preferred Au-pairs to kindergartens with qualified teachers? Were Au-pairs just a ...
    • Thumser-Wöhs, Regina; Martina, Gugglberger; Kirchmayr, Birgit; Prontera, Grazia; Spielbüchler, Thomas (2019-09-16)
      Außerordentliches ist der Versuch, Aspekte der Persönlichkeit und der in vielen Bereichen wegweisenden Arbeit von Albert Lichtblau zu fassen. Der Historiker und Universitätsprofessor prägte Generationen im Verständnis von ...
    • Neuhuber, Christian; Edler, Stefanie; Zehetner, Elisabeth (2019)
      These days, it is commonly forgotten that Bavarian-Austrian dialect art flourished in elite culture and even more in popular counterculture before 1800. The book makes the amazing variety of forms and modes of operation ...
    • Kaser, Karl (2011)
      The Balkans and the Near East share millennia of a shared history, which stretches from sedentarization in early history to the 20th century. In the Neolithic period, in Mesopotamia and in the Balkans basic techniques and ...
    • Puchner, Walter
      This is a volume of 12 studies on specific topics of theatre and drama history in the Balkans and the Eastern Mediterranean. The scientific interest in the culture of this area during the unification process of Europe is ...
    • Strasser, Kurt F. (2001)
      Bernard Bolzano (1781–1848) during his time as a professor of religious studies (1805–1820) had to give a speech to the whole community of students every sunday during the academic year. This was a very influential position ...
    • Prager, Katharina (2018-06-07)
      The author and director Berthold Viertel (1885-1953), born and raised in Vienna, left a broad but fragmented autobiographical project, which changed a lot over time through exile and remigration. Katharina Prager analyses ...
    • Kustatscher, Erika (2016)
      The Constitution of 1 May 1934 saw an attempt made in Austria to create an alternative to parliamentary democracy in the form of an order based on the professional “Stand” (corporation). The failure of this attempt was due ...
    • Zeitlhofer, Hermann (2014)
      This book deals with the changing patterns of transmission of land and houses in a pre-industrial rural community of Southern Bohemia. By linking different sources, such as land registers and a family reconstitution, the ...