The Austrians: A Thousand-Year Odyssey (Paperback)

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This is a masterful survey of Austria's controversial place at the heart of European history. From the Reformation through the Napoleonic and Cold Wars to European Union, a superb history of Austria's central role in uniting Western civilization is covered. 24 pages of photographs and maps are included. "Connoisseurs of Austria and its delightful and infuriating inhabitants will agree that Mr. Brook-Shepherd has got it just about right.'—The Wall Street Journal "Engrossing, elegantly written history.'—Publishers Weekly

About the Author


Gordon Brook-Shepherd, a Commander of the British Empire, is author of 16 books, including The Anschluss, The Last Hapsburg, and Victims at Sarajevo. He lives in England.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780786711024
ISBN-10: 0786711027
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication Date: January 27th, 2003
Pages: 512
Language: English