Geography of Eastern Europe

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History



1.
A History of Habsburg Jews, 1670-1918, by William O. McCagg Jr. 

      Short Abstract     Detailed excerpt

      ( featuring references to Moses Porges, Judah Porges and the Porges von Portheim family )

 

2. Czechoslovakia

    Hapsburg Rule, 1526-1867  

    The Hapsburgs and the Czechoslovak Lands

    The Dual Monarchy, 1867-1918
  
    Formation of the Dual System

 

3. History of Brno - the years 1848-1918

    ( featuring references to Philipp Porges)

 

4. Grand Dukes and Diamonds, by Raleigh Trevelyan

    ( featuring references to Jules Porgès, diamond magnate, and Théodore Porgès )

 

5. Czechs in Vienna

    Excerpt from "Hitler's Vienna, a dictators's apprenticeship" by Brigitte Hamann

 

6. Jews in Vienna

    Excerpt from "Hitler's Vienna, a dictators's apprenticeship" by Brigitte Hamann

 

7. The Genocide of the Czech Jews

     Deportation

    Theresienstadt camp