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The Fiume Crisis

Life in the Wake of the Habsburg Empire

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$35.00 • £28.95 • €31.50

ISBN 9780674244245

Publication Date: 12/01/2020

Academic Trade

312 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

30 photos, 3 maps

Belknap Press


  • A Note on Names
  • Maps
    • Rijeka (Fiume) Today
    • Fiume within the Habsburg Empire
    • Fiume 1919–1924
    • Fiume 1924–1941
    • Fiume 1947–present
  • Introduction: The Christmas of Blood
  • 1. Concealing Histories: The Different Fiume Stories
  • 2. Follow the Money: The Currency Debacle
  • 3. Legal Ins and Outs: Crafting Local Sovereignty
  • 4. Between City and State: The Contradictions of Citizenship
  • 5. A Sense of Self: Propaganda and Nationalism
  • Conclusion: When Empire Disappears
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Illustration Credits
  • Index

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