1900-1918: Decline and Dissolution of Empires, First World War

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    Josip Smodlaka on Conditions in Dalmatia, 1910
    Smodlaka, Josip (Constable and Co., 1911)
    The following speech was delivered in the Austrian Parliament on December 3, 1910. The speaker, Dr. Joseph Smodlaka, the founder of the Croat Democratic Party in Dalmatia, and member of Parliament for Spalato, is one of the ablest and most attractive Southern Slav politicians, and what is still better, "a modern of the moderns" in the midst of medieval conditions. The well-known Austrian novelist, Hermann Bahr, in his Dalmatinische Reise (pp. 109-117), gives an admirable character sketch of Dr. Smodlaka. He tells us how he had learnt of Dr. Smodlaka as translated from the Stenographische Protokolle of that date. (Abstract by R.W. Seton-Watson)
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    Administrative Court Decision Concerning the National Categorization of Schoolchildren in Moravia, 1913
    (Manz, 1914)
    Decision on the case of Lehar (see document by this author) regarding the practice of nationalizing schoolchildren in Austrian Moravia.
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    Legal Appeal Regarding the National Categorization of Schoolchildren in Moravia, 1912
    Lehar, Johann (Oesterreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1985)
    Appeal of Johann Lehar in Hohenstadt (Zabreh [the Czech name]) (Moravia) to the Supreme Administrative Court against the Ministry of Religion and Education, May 11, 1912. Complains about the practice of sending German schoolchildren to Czech schools.
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    The Rijeka (Fiume) Resolution, 1905
    (London: Constable and Co., 1911)
    Expresses solidarity with the Hungarian wish to gradually achieve full independence from Austria. Also, talks about the territorial integration of Dalmatia, Croatia and Slavonia as a condition of support for Hungarian aims.
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    The Case of Bohemia, 1917
    Namier, Lewis (The Czech National Alliance in Great Britain, 1917)
    Argues for an independent Bohemia as a check on the power of Germans and Magyars (Hungarians).
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    Through Savage Europe, 1907
    De Windt, Harry (T. Fisher Unwin, 1907)
    Travel narrative of a special correspondent of the "Westminster Gazette" on the Balkans, first published in 1907.
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    Four Weeks in the Trenches, 1915
    Kreisler, Fritz (Houghton Mifflin Company, 1915)
    Memoir of Austrian violinist Fritz Kreisler covering the four weeks he spent as an Austrian soldier fighting the Russians on the Eastern front during WWI.
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    Carnegie Report, The Serbian Army during the Second Balkan War, 1913
    Carnegie Commission (The Carnegie Endowment, 1914)
    Report including eyewitness testimonies relating to the conduct of the Serbian Army during the Second Balkan War (atrocities against Bulgarians and others). Also deals with atrocities committed by and against other belligerents and villagers (Greeks, Bulgarians, Turks).
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    Carnegie Report, Macedonian Muslims during the Balkan Wars, 1912
    Carnegie Commission (The Carnegie Endowment, 1914)
    Reports of atrocities and slights against the Muslim population of Macedonia by the Greek, Bulgarian and Serb armies and administrations.
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    Carnegie Report, the Greek Army and Bulgarian Peasants during the Second Balkan War, 1913
    Carnegie Commission (The Carnegie Endowment, 1914)
    Deals with the Greek Army and Bulgarian peasants during the Second Balkan War. Includes letters from Greek soldiers and accounts of Bulgarian villagers reporting atrocities committed by Greeks and Serbs in occupied areas.