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see Austro-Hungarian MonarchyAustro-Hungarian Monarchy
or Dual Monarchy,
the Hapsburg empire from 1867 until its fall in 1918. The Nature of Austria-Hungary

The reorganization of Austria and Hungary was made possible by the Ausgleich
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(German, Cisleitanien; Czech, Cislajtanie or Předlitavsko), the name commonly used for the part of Austria-Hungary (1867–1918) that lay to the west of the Leitha River. In addition to Austria proper, Cisleithania included Bohemia, Moravia, Silesia, Galicia, Istria, Carniola, Bucovina, Dalmatia, and a number of other regions.

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the "most turbulent epoch of Austrian domestic politics." Within two years all of Cisleithania stood on the brink of civil war, the parliament was mined, the Minister President fled Vienna with a bullet [lodged] in [his] shoulder after a ...
of Memphis) looks at the creation, dissemination, and reception of the image of Emperor Franz Joseph as a symbol of common identity within the Austrian half of the Hapsburg Monarchy, Cisleithania. He concentrates on the official presentation of the imperial cult, and the use or rejection of the image of the emperor by regional social and ethnic factions, in order to highlight the tension between national and supra-national identity in an age of expanding political participation.