Transatlantic Relations: Austria and Latin America in the 19th and 20th Centuries, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Transatlantic Relations

Austria and Latin America in the 19th and 20th Centuries, 1st Edition

Edited by Klaus Eisterer, Gunter Bischof

Studien Verlag, Austria

304 pages

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In early 2006 the Austrian European Union presidency will host a large summit on European Union-Latin American relations. Austria and Latin America in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries is an extensive volume that, for the very first time, offers a broad overview from the Austrian perspective. Beginning with the diplomatic relations in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, the contributions focus on exile, culture, film, and literature studies. Migration is examined along very different patterns, looking at the Nazi period compared to the decades after 1945. Scientific relations are described as well as solidarity movements and cooperation regarding Chile and Nicaragua. The volume also contains abstracts in German and Spanish.

Klaus Eisterer is Professor of History at the Institute of Contemporary History at the University of Innsbruck. Gnter Bischof is Professor of History as well as Director of CenterAustria at the University of New Orleans. He is the author of several books published by Transaction and the co-editor of the Transaction series, Contemporary Austrian Studies.

About the Editors

GUnter Bischof is the Marshall Plan Professor of History and director of Center Austria at the University of New Orleans.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General
POL011000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / International Relations / General