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  • Speech at the Pittsburgh Banquet, 1852 

    Kossuth, Lajos (Common Council of the City of New York, 1852)
    Lajos Kossuth was the leader of the 1848 revolution in Hungary, which was defeated with the help of imperial Russia in 1849. His speech outlines the goals of the Hungarian nationalist cause to an American audience in 1852, ...
  • Reports of the U.S. Representative in Vienna, 1877 

    U.S. Representative in Vienna (Government Printing Office, 1878)
    Includes reports on the details of Austro-Hungarian dualism, Austrian and Hungarian policy vis-a-vis the declining Ottoman Empire (Turkey) and the so-called "Eastern Question" and a variety of other issues relating to the ...
  • Stirring Times in Austria, 1898 

    Twain, Mark; Clemens, Samuel (1898)
    Mark Twain spent two years (1897-1899) traveling in Central Europe, staying mostly in Vienna. While there, he reported on the famous sittings of the Austrian House in 1897 during which the conservative government sought ...
  • Principalities of the Danube, 1877 

    Towle, George M. (J.R. Osgood & Co., 1877)
    A description and history of the peoples of Serbia and the Romanian principalities from 1877.
  • Letter of Bishop Josip Juraj Strossmayer to Mr. William E. Gladstone, April 11, 1878 

    Strossmayer, Bishop Josip Juraj (Constable and Co., 1911)
    Strossmayer expresses shock that England wishes to be allied with Hungary "who know no policy save that of blind hate and aversion towards the Slavs." Fears the Brits will turn over Balkan Slavs to oppression by Greeks. ...
  • Letter of Bishop Josip Juraj Strossmayer to Mr. William E. Gladstone, February 13, 1878 

    Strossmayer, Bishop Josip Juraj (Constable and Co., 1911)
    Strossmayer writes to Gladstone more on the Eastern Question (see his other letter from 1876-1878). Says there is an urgent need to free the Christians from Ottoman (Turkish) oppression by granting them autonomy. Recommends ...
  • Bishop Josip Juraj Strossmayer to Mr. William E. Gladstone, February 10, 1877 

    Strossmayer, Bishop Josip Juraj (Constable and Co., 1911)
    Strossmayer writes of the need for Europe to intervene in Turkey (on behalf of the Slavs of the Ottoman Empire) to protect Christians against atrocities by the Muslim administration. (See other letters from Strossmayer to ...
  • Letter of Bishop Josip Juraj Strossmayer to Mr. William E. Gladstone, October 1, 1876 

    Strossmayer, Bishop Josip Juraj (Constable and Co., 1911)
    Bishop Strossmayer, who signs as "Bishop of Bosnia" (a Croat bishop based in Djakovo, in Slavonia) writes to Gladstone expressing sympathy for the granting of full administrative autonomy or independence to Bosnia and ...
  • Archduke Palatine Stephen to the Hungarian Diet, July 8, 1848 

    Archduke Palatine Stephen (Phinney & Co., 1852)
    Archduke Palatine Stephen speaks to the Hungarian Diet about "preserving the integrity of the Hungarian realm" in the face of assaults by "evil-disposed, rebellious agitators" (especially in Croatia). Also speaks of ...
  • The Development of German-Czech Relations, 1898 

    Turk (Tuerk), Karl (Lehmann/Alldeutscher Verband, 1898)
    Discusses several aspects of Czech-German relations since 1848 from a German perspective. Talks about how Slavs in general and Czechs in particular are edging Germans out of cultural and political life in Austria.

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