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Question of Nationalities
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The so-called question of nationalities was especially pressing in the Habsburg Empire at the start of the 20th century, as the survival of the monarchy was being threatened by separatist efforts from different national, cultural, and ethnic collectives. The idea of recognizing and preserving Austria-Hungary as a multinational state was systematically re…

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Gechtman, Roni, “Question of Nationalities”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online, Original German Language Edition: Enzyklopädie Jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur. Im Auftrag der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig herausgegeben von Dan Diner. © J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Springer-Verlag GmbH Deutschland 2011–2017. Consulted online on 26 September 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0577>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20221116

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