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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.
  • Letter on Galician Autonomy, 1868 

    Sapieha, Prince Leon (1877)
    Letter from Prince Leon Sapieha to Count Beust reporting on the passage of a resolution to secure autonomy for Galicia by the The Diet of the kingdom of Galicia and Lodomeria and of the Grand Duchy of Cracow.
  • Letter from an Austrian Officer in Hungary, 1848-1849 

    Baron, W. (E.H. Butler and Company, 1850)
    The letter of an Austrian soldier describing the military frontier and the border soldiers (Grenzer or Granicari) around the Hungarian periphery. Covers the following themes: Military Frontier of Hungary; its Extent and ...
  • "Retrospect and Prospect," Speech given in Utica, NY, 1852 

    Kossuth, Lajos (C. S. Francis, 1854)
    Hungary's former revolutionary leader, Lajos Kossuth, bemoans the fate of Hungary's crushed revolution of 1848-1849 and expresses bitterness that the US did not come to Hungary's aid then.
  • A Glance at Warsaw, 1859 

    Taylor, Bayard (G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1859)
    Taylor relates scenes from his travels to Cracow and Warsaw in the mid 19th century.
  • The Claims of Hungary on the Female Sex, Speech given in New York City, 1851 

    Kossuth, Lajos (C. S. Francis, 1854)
    Former Hungarian president, Lajos Kossuth, speaks to the Ladies of New York in 1851 about the sorrows of Hungary as they relate to women.
  • The Land Beyond the Forest, 1888 

    Gerard, Emily (Harper & Brothers, 1888)
    Travel narrative of Gerard's journey to Transylvania -- fragments relating to the Transylvanian Saxons' (Germans) religion, education and way of life.
  • Kossuth's Address to the People of the United States, 1850 

    Kossuth, Lajos (Phinney & Co., 1852)
    Former regent of revolutionary Hungary (1848-1849), Lajos Kossuth, writes an address to the people of the US following the defeat of Hungarian revolutionary forces. Kossuth praises the ideas of liberty and independence and ...
  • Kossuth's Speech at Dinner Sponsored by U.S. Congress, 1852 

    Kossuth, Lajos (Globe Office, 1852)
    Former leader of revolutionary Hungary (1848-1849), Lajos Kossuth (in exile), appeals to US Congress to help Hungary and other nations in their struggle against European (neo-)absolutism
  • Presentation of a Committee of the Hungarian Diet to Ferdinand, 1848 

    Unknown author (Phinney & Co., 1852)
    Appeal of Hungarian Diet to Austrian Emperor Ferdinand I to help put a stop to Croat rebellion
  • Hungarian Declaration of Independence, 1849 

    Unknown author (Phinney & Co., 1852)

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