Adam Kozuchowski

Why and How Do States Collapse? The Case of Austria-Hungary in the Inter-war Historical Discourse

The breakdown of Austria-Hungary had many prophets, and it had been popularly considered an anachronism a long time before it actually collapsed. At the beginning of the 20 th century this hodge-podge of peoples and territories, ruled by the oldest living emperor in Europe, and having neither a proper name nor a common language, seemed …
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