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Vienna : a cultural history, Nicholas Parsons

Label
Vienna : a cultural history
Title
Vienna
Title remainder
a cultural history
Statement of responsibility
Nicholas Parsons
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Vienna has always retained a sense of intimacy. This "village" has been a crucible of creativity. It has both assimilated and resisted cultural influences, creating its own sui generis cutlure. Parsons has written 16 books, including several other guidebooks on Vienna
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Parsons, Nicholas
Dewey number
943.6/13
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DB847
LC item number
.P36 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Cityscapes
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Intellectual life
  • Vienna (Austria)
  • Vienna (Austria)
  • Austria
Label
Vienna : a cultural history, Nicholas Parsons
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0824/2008034186.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-269) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Vienna preserved : the palimpsest -- Vienna liberata : civic pride and the metropolis -- How to be Viennese -- Masters and servants : a tale of cognitive dissonance -- Love-hate and Austromasochism -- Cliches and the art of self-irony -- Backing into the future -- Wien : a physical and spiritual topography -- Notes on wienerisch dialect and Wienerlieder -- The death cult in Vienna : of joyful mourning and macabre pleasures -- The life of the Phaeacians : from heedless hedonism to happiness in a quiet corner -- The Romans on the Danube -- Light at the end of the tunnel : from the Dark Ages to the Babenbergs -- The early Habsburgs : from Gothic to Renaissance -- Humanism, Reformation and Counter-Reformation -- Baroque Vienna -- Vienna in the Enlightenment -- Biedermeier Vienna -- From revolution to Ringstrasse : the Grunderzeit (founders period) and Ringstassen era -- Fin-de-Siecle Vienna -- Republics, dictatorships and war
Control code
ocn221155367
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xix, 279 pages
Isbn
9780195376067
Lccn
2008034186
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)221155367
  • (Sirsi) a1706740
Label
Vienna : a cultural history, Nicholas Parsons
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0824/2008034186.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-269) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Vienna preserved : the palimpsest -- Vienna liberata : civic pride and the metropolis -- How to be Viennese -- Masters and servants : a tale of cognitive dissonance -- Love-hate and Austromasochism -- Cliches and the art of self-irony -- Backing into the future -- Wien : a physical and spiritual topography -- Notes on wienerisch dialect and Wienerlieder -- The death cult in Vienna : of joyful mourning and macabre pleasures -- The life of the Phaeacians : from heedless hedonism to happiness in a quiet corner -- The Romans on the Danube -- Light at the end of the tunnel : from the Dark Ages to the Babenbergs -- The early Habsburgs : from Gothic to Renaissance -- Humanism, Reformation and Counter-Reformation -- Baroque Vienna -- Vienna in the Enlightenment -- Biedermeier Vienna -- From revolution to Ringstrasse : the Grunderzeit (founders period) and Ringstassen era -- Fin-de-Siecle Vienna -- Republics, dictatorships and war
Control code
ocn221155367
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xix, 279 pages
Isbn
9780195376067
Lccn
2008034186
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)221155367
  • (Sirsi) a1706740

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