"The scholarship in this volume is first-rate, and the tone of the volume is refreshingly balanced, providing at every turn new and stimulating insights. Highly recommended." -Choice
In this unique book in the English language, leading scholars explore the key moments and themes in Slovakia's history. Charting how Slovak national identity took shape from the Duchy of Nitra's ninth-century origins to the establishment of independent Slovakia at midnight 1992-1993, they chart the ethnic awakening of the Slovak people.