The Celtic and Roman Eras, The Early Medieval Era, Rise of the Habsburg Empire, The Thirty Years' War, 1618-48, Economy, Government, Politics, Tourism More
Entire information on Austria, Austria history, early history and recent, Austria economy, Austria tourism, Austria government and politics, Austria information book, for education, tourism, business engagements Knowing about Austria and the people inside it. Germanic tribes were not the first peoples to occupy the eastern Alpine-Danubian region, but the history and culture of these tribes, especially the Bavarians and Swabians, are the foundation of Austria's modern identity. Austria thus shares in the broader history and culture of the Germanic peoples of Europe. The territories that constitute modern Austria were, for most of their history, constituent parts of the German nation and were linked to one another only insofar as they were all feudal possessions of one of the leading dynasties in Europe, the Habsburgs.