A Brief Travel History of Austria

A Brief Travel History of Austria

English | 1 Feb. 2014 | ASIN: B00I798US0 | 88 Pages | AZW3 | 1005.1 KB
In Austria the traveler can see the remains of the Austro-Hungarian Empire in this land that is a bridge between Western and Eastern Europe. This Brief Travel History of Austria allows you to read about Austrian history from the Stone Age to the present in just 1 hour, whether you are planning a trip to Austria or just traveling vicariously as an armchair traveler this eBook is for you. You can read it before your trip or while you are flying to your destination. Also pack it in your smart phone and use it to access historic information while you are traveling in 5 minutes or less.

The chapter headings with corresponding date ranges and estimated reading times are listed below:

Table of Contents

Map of Present Day Austria


1. Prehistoric Austria: 40,000 BP-15 BC (6 minutes)

2. Roman Austria: 15 BC-AD 488 (3 minutes)

3. The Early Middle Ages: Barbarian Migrations: 488-976 (2 minutes)

4. The Early Middle Ages: The Time of the Babenbergs: 976-1278 (6 minutes)

5. The Later Middle Ages: Early Habsburg Rule: 1278-1521 (4 minutes)

6. The Austrian Reformation: 1521-1648 (6 minutes)

7. The Enlightenment: The Baroque Age: 1648-1740 (9 minutes)

8. The Enlightenment: The Enlightened State: 1740-1792 (8 minutes)

9. The Enlightenment: Conflicts with Revolutionary France and Napoleon and the Formation of the Austrian Empire: 1792-1815 (11 minutes)

10. The Enlightenment: The Age of Metternich: 1815-1848 (2 minutes)

11. The Enlightenment: The Decline of the Austrian Empire: 1848-1867
(12 minutes)

12. The Enlightenment: The Austro-Hungarian Empire: 1867-1918 (6 minutes)

13. The Modern Era: The First Austrian Republic: 1918-1933 (3 minutes)

14. The Modern Era: Fascist Austria: 1933-1945 (3 minutes)

15. The Modern Era: The Second Austrian Republic: 1945-Present (3 minutes)

This eBook is part of a series of Brief Travel Histories, found at www.BriefTravelHistories.com, that traces the past of European countries from the Stone Age to the present in 2 hours or less.

These histories serve as a quick reference which puts historic information at your fingertips while you are traveling! Choose the historic period and date range you want by clicking on the appropriate chapter heading in the table of contents, you will be brought to the chapter title page where you can click on subheadings which can be read in 5 minutes or less.



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