|Statement||By George M. Towle.|
|Series||The Eastern question.|
|LC Classifications||DR10 .T74|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||3 p. l., 11-91 p.|
|Number of Pages||91|
|LC Control Number||05007283|
Additional Physical Format: Online version: Towle, George M. (George Makepeace), Principalities of the Danube. Boston, J.R. Osgood & Co. Finally, there is a "cultural" dimension to the book, including "Das Nibelungenlied", "The Blue Danube Waltz", and various legacies of the Turks scattered along the river from Budapest through Bulgaria and Romania. For a book of its genre, THE DANUBE: A CULTURAL HISTORY is very smoothly written/5(55). Other articles where Danubian principalities is discussed: Crimean War: the Russians, who occupied the Danubian principalities (modern Romania) on the Russo-Turkish border in July The British fleet was ordered to Constantinople (Istanbul) on September In this book Magris tracks the course of the Danube from its sources to the sea. The whole trip evolves into Claudio Magris was born in Trieste in the year He graduated from the University of Turin, where he studied German studies, and has been a professor of modern German literature at the University of Trieste since /5.
In Danube the author sets his finger on the pulse of Central Europe, the crucible of a culture that draws on influences of East and West, of Christendom and Islam/5(5). Books. In The Danube: A Journey Upriver from the Black Sea to the Black Forest, Nick Thorpe travels its full 1, miles, taking in the landscape, history, and k Leigh Fermor’s. Of the 4 things stated about Dracula in this book, only 2 are fact Dracula fought the Turks and that he had a brother named Radu or Bladus as Willinson errors. Dracula was NOT a Count of Transylvania. He was a Prince of Wallachia. Saying Dracula was a Count is demoting his Prince status 4/5(3). Organization, Tactics, and Weapons of the Russian Army (From Vostochnaya Voina godov, by Lieutenant General M. I. Bogdanovich. 2nd edition, St. Petersburg, Vol. 1, Appendix, pages ) The regular Russian army was divided into active forces [deistvuyushchiya voiska] which existed in peacetime and strengthened in numbers at the .
the common name for the principalities of Moldavia and Wallachia. It originated in the 14th century. In the Danube principalities were united, and in the new state was named Rumania. The Danubian Principalities: National Memory from the Ottoman Era Those that lived in the dark woods and mountains to the north of the Danube had long remained on the edge of autonomy. The Romans had defeated the ancient Dacians of today’s Romania in AD, but the new Roman province of Dacia only incorporated part of these lands. The United Principalities was the official name of the personal union of Moldavia and Wallachia which later became Romania, adopted on 24 January when Alexandru Ioan Cuza was elected as the Domnitor of both principalities, which were autonomous but still vassals of the Ottoman Empire. On 22 January , the Principality of Moldavia and the Principality of Wallachia formally united to create the Romanian United Principalities, the core of the Romanian nation state Capital: Iași and Bucharest, . And yet there were occasional passages of great interest concerning the Danube, for instance the Danube delta, and of the lands near the Danube. The book should perhaps have had another title, such as "Ruminations on Germanity in the Danube Lands" or some reflection of the author's interest in the Austro-Hungarian Empire/5(38).