R.J.W. Evans

R. J. W. Evans is a Fellow of Oriel College and Regius Professor of History Emeritus at Oxford. He is the author of Austria, Hungary, and the Habsburgs: Central Europe, 
c. 1683–1867, among other books.
 (June 2020)

A still from Alain Resnais’s film Last Year at Marienbad, 1961

A Liberal Empire? Ruled from the Spas?

The Grand Spas of Central Europe: A History of Intrigue, Politics, Art, and Healing

by David Clay Large

The Habsburg Empire: A New History

by Pieter M. Judson

March 23, 2017 issue

John Singer Sargent: Gassed, 1919

The Most Catastrophic War

Did the peacebreakers of 1914 “sleepwalk” into hostilities?

The War That Ended Peace: The Road to 1914

by Margaret MacMillan

1913: In Search of the World Before the Great War

by Charles Emmerson

The Russian Origins of the First World War

by Sean McMeekin

July 1914: Countdown to War

by Sean McMeekin

The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914

by Christopher Clark

Catastrophe 1914: Europe Goes to War

by Max Hastings

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February 6, 2014 issue

The Magic of Bohemia

Prague in Black and Gold: Scenes in the Life of a European City

by Peter Demetz

The Coasts of Bohemia: A Czech History

by Derek Sayer

October 21, 1999 issue

Kings and the Queen of the Arts

Kings and Connoisseurs: Collecting Art in Seventeenth-Century Europe

by Jonathan Brown

Court, Cloister, and City: The Art and Culture of Central Europe 1450-1800

by Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann

May 23, 1996 issue

The Sun Also Sets

The Last Descendant of Aeneas: The Hapsburgs and the Mythic Image of the Emperor

by Marie Tanner

February 17, 1994 issue

Unwarlike Warriors

Beyond Nationalism: A Social and Political History of the Habsburg Officer Corps, 1848–1918

by István Deák

August 16, 1990 issue


Renaissance Essays

by Hugh Trevor-Roper

January 30, 1986 issue

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