Volume X, Issue 2, 2016

Special issue on: Ethnicity in Numbers: the Official Censuses, their Ethnic Categories, and the State Identity Politics

Guest Editors: Alexander Pinwinkler and Pavel Kladiwa


Contents

Introduction

Alexander PinwinklerCommentary on the panel Ethnicity in Numbers: the Official Censuses, their Ethnic Categories, and the State Identity Politics, European Social Science History conference, Valencia, 30 March – 2 April 2016

Articles

Ewald HieblNational Identity between Assimilation and Autonomy in Austria and South Tyrol in the Mirror of the Census

Pavel KladiwaNational statistics in the Bohemian Lands 1880-2011: Factors affecting the setting of the criteria and methods used by the censuses

Petr KadlecFundamental aspects of the national identification of Jews in the Bohemian Lands in the 1880–1930 censuses

Martin Pekár, Nikola RegináčováBetween demography and politics: changing perceptions of nationality of the Slovak population in censuses 1869 – 1930

György Kövér“Statistical Assimilation” in the Hungarian Kingdom 1880-1910

Daniela Deteşan, Ela CosmaEthnicity, Nationality, and Statistics. The Romanians from the Habsburg Empire, the Ottoman Empire, and the Tsarist Empire 1848-1850)

Ioan Bolovan, Elena Crinela Holom, Marius EppelEthnicity and Politics: Censuses in the Austro-Hungarian Empire (Case Study: Transylvania, 1869-1910)

Book reviews

Fauve-Chamoux, Antoinette, Bolovan, Ioan and Sogner, Sølvi (Eds) (2016). A Global History of Historical Demography. Half a Century of Interdisciplinarity. Peter Lang: Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt am Main, New York, Oxford, Wien, 698 pages (reviewed by Grażyna Liczbińska)

Szołtysek, Mikołaj (2015). Rethinking East-Central Europe: family systems and co-residence in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth Contexts and analyses. Peter Lang: Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt am Main, New York, Oxford, Wien, 1105 pages (reviewed by Bogdan Crăciun)

von Lünen, Alexander, Travis, Charles (Eds) (2013). History and GIS. Epistemologies, Considerations and Reflections. Dordrecht, Springer Science & Business Media, 242 pages (reviewed by Cosmin Chiriac)