The Austro-Hungarian Empire

The Austro-Hungarian Empire

Sheet map, folded History Maps Series

By (author) Diarmuid Jeffreys

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  • Publisher: New Holland Publishers Ltd
  • Format: Sheet map, folded
  • Dimensions: 124mm x 248mm x 8mm | 118g
  • Publication date: 1 March 2008
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1845377575
  • ISBN 13: 9781845377571
  • Illustrations note: 1 full-colour map, supplemental maps, & 15 colour & black-&-white photographs
  • Sales rank: 914,102

Product description

Although only in existence for 51 years (1867-1918), the Austro-Hungarian Empire has played a momentous part in European and world history. The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand by a Serbian nationalist sparked off World War I - and the history of Balkan nationalism in a region then dubbed "the powder keg of Europe", which is of particular relevance today.

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Diarmuid Jeffreys is a writer, journalist and television producer who has made current affairs and documentary programmes for BBC TV, Channel 4 and others, including Newsnight and The Money Programme. He is also the author of The Bureau: Inside the Modern FBI and Aspirin: The Story of a Wonder Drug, which was longlisted for the 2005 Aventis Science Book Prize.