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Gary B Cohen

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History 1110A Heller Hall 271 19th Ave S

Department Affiliations


Specialties

  • Central and Eastern Europe, 1740-1939
  • Austria and Germany, 1790-1939
  • modern European social and political history
  • modern European Jewish history
  • ethnic minorities in modern Europe

Publications

  • Education and Middle-Class Society in Imperial Austria. Cohen, Gary, West Lafayette, IN: Purdue University Press, 1996.
  • Neither Absolutism nor Anarchy: New Narratives on Society and Government in Late Imperial Austria: Cohen, Gary, Austrian History Yearbook, 29(1) 37-61, 1998.
  • The Politics of Ethnic Survival: Germans in Prague, 1861-1914, revised 2nd ed. Cohen, Gary, W. Lafayette: Purdue University Press, Author, 2006.
  • Nationalist Politics & the Dynamics of State & Civil Society in the Habsburg: Cohen, Gary, Central European History, 40 241-78, 2007.

Research Activities

  • Book project, "Society, Popular Politics, and the State in Late Imperial Austria": an interpretive synthesis on the evolving relationship of society and the state in the Habsburg Monarchy from 1890 to World War I, 1996

Professional Activities

  • Director, Center for Austrian Studies

Courses Taught

  • History 3244: History of Eastern Europe
  • History 3747: Habsburg Central Europe, 1740-1918
  • History 3775: History of the European Jews
  • History 5777: Proseminar on Habsburg Central Europe, 1740-1918
  • History 5900: Proseminar on Central and Eastern Europe in the 20th Century
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Featured Faculty

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    Congratulations to Professor Allen and Barbara Isaacman! Their book "Dams, Displacement, and the Delusion of Development: Cahora Bassa and Its Legacies in Mozambique, 1965-2007" has recently been honored with two major book awards: ASA's Melville Herskovits Award, and AHA's Martin A. Klein Prize.

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    December 4th, 2014
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