Lonnie Johnson - Introducing Austria: A Short History
"The historian Lonnie Johnson provides in compact form a comprehensive overview of Austria's rich past and present. Each chapter and subchapter approaches Austria's diverse, thousand-year-old heritage from a different perspective to illuminate its essential features. In detailing Austria's turbulent history from 1918 to the present, controversial issues are presented objectively and without oversimplification. Overall the book conveys a differentiated picture of the country and its people which gives readers a feeling for the continuity and change of the Austrian idea.
""An excellent brief treatment of the factors that have contributed to Austria's distinctiveness...It is not a traditional scholarly work, but it is a work with which a scholar can be happy. It is accurate, engagingly written, and insightful... Although it was clearly intended for a popular audience, even the expert will find it entertaining."" Austrian History Yearbook"
- Author: Lonnie Johnson
- Title: Introducing Austria: A Short History
- Pages: 196
- Date Published: 1989
- Features: maps, ill., bibl., index
- ISBN: 0929497031