Chapter Twenty-Five. Austria-Hungary and “Yugoslavia”

  1. John Horne Professor member
  1. Mark Cornwall Professor chair

Published Online: 19 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444323634.ch25

A Companion to World War I

A Companion to World War I

How to Cite

Cornwall, M. (2010) Austria-Hungary and “Yugoslavia”, in A Companion to World War I (ed J. Horne), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444323634.ch25

Editor Information

  1. Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

Author Information

  1. University of Southampton, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2010
  2. Published Print: 23 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405123860

Online ISBN: 9781444323634



  • Austria-Hungary and “Yugoslavia”;
  • crisis of legitimacy - underlaying Austria-Hungary's tragedy in World War I;
  • The ruling Habsburg clique - launched war in July 1914;
  • early boom phase (1915–16) - war prosperity;
  • food supply - real catastrophe;
  • Serbia in exile - story of heroic retreat


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • States of Emergency

  • Economic Boom and Bust

  • Serbia's Golgotha

  • Shifts of Allegiance

  • References and Further Reading