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short history of Czechoslovakia

Krofta, Kamil

short history of Czechoslovakia

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Published by Williams & Norgate in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bohemia (Czech Republic) -- History.,
  • Czechoslovakia -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Dr. Kamil Krofta ; with a foreword by J. G. Masaryk ; translated by William Beardmore..
    ContributionsHoetzel, Jiří, b. 1874, Skilling, H. Gordon 1912-2001 (association)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 200 p. :
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19297571M


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Format: Paperback. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Krofta, Kamil, Short history of Czechoslovakia. New York, R.M. McBride & Co., History The Emergence of Czechoslovakia The creation of Czechoslovakia was the culmination of the long struggle of the Czechs against their Austrian rulers.

It was largely accomplished by the nation's first and second presidents, T. Masaryk and Eduard Beneš. The union of the Czech lands and Slovakia was officially proclaimed in Prague on Nov. 14, ; the Treaty of St. Germain (Sept., ) formally. As implied by the title this is an outline of roughly years of Czechoslovakia's history ending with World War 2's conclusion.

There is a lot of information crammed into about pages and everything could be further explored in what would probably be multiple volumes/5. Czech History Books, page 1 of 2 Sorted chronologically from early history to the present.

We have compiled a selection of books that cover the history of Prague and what is now the Czech Republic. The books on this page have topics than range from the early history of the area to World War II.

Czechoslovakia itself had been formed at the end of World War I, following the collapse of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Prior to the war the region consisted of Bohemia and Moravia, often called the Czech Lands, in the west, and Slovakia, a part of Hungary, in the east.

This book, the most thoroughly researched and accurate history of Czechoslovakia to appear in English, tells the story of the country from its founding in to partition in —from fledgling democracy through Nazi occupation, Communist rule, and invasion by the Soviet Union to, at last, democracy by: Czech Republic founded after the split of Czechoslovakia.

Around the 4th century B.C. the present-day Czech Republic was populated by Celts. They were the first ethnic group to arrive in the area, according to historical evidence.

The Celtic Boii tribe gave the country its Latin name - Boiohaemum (Bohemia). OCLC Number: Notes: "The definitive constitution of the Czechoslovak Republic," by J. Hoetzel: p. Includes index. Description: viii, pages, 1. I first became involved with the Czech opposition in when it was an intoxicating and celebrated cause.

Then, during the depressing s and s I was a member of a routine committee that tried with limited success to help the reduced forces of Czech dissent to stay nourished (and published).

From the Communist coup d'état in February to the Velvet Revolution inCzechoslovakia was ruled by the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia. The country belonged to the Eastern Bloc and was a member of the Warsaw Pact and of Comecon. During the era of Communist Party rule, thousands of Czechoslovaks faced political persecution for various offences, such as trying to emigrate across.

Czech historian J.V. Polišenský's History of Czechoslovakia in outline (), a reprint of a book that was published in A modern exception is (the rather nationalist) S.J.

Kirschbaum: A history of Slovakia File Size: KB. These are some of the best books on Czech History 1. The Coasts of Bohemia: A Czech History- Derek Sayer The Coasts of Bohemia draws on an enormous array of literary, musical, visual, and documentary sources ranging from banknotes to statues, mus.

Books shelved as czech-republic: The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera, The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka, The Trial by Franz Kafka, Too Loud. Reunited after the war, the Czechs and Slovaks set national elections for the spring of The democratic elements, led by President Eduard Benes, hoped the Soviet Union would allow Czechoslovakia the freedom to choose its own form of government and aspired to a Czechoslovakia that would act as a bridge between East and West.

Czechoslovakia, or Czecho-Slovakia (/ ˌ tʃ ɛ k oʊ s l oʊ ˈ v æ k i ə,-k ə-,-s l ə-,-ˈ v ɑː-/; Czech and Slovak: Československo, Česko-Slovensko), was a sovereign state in Central Europe that existed from Octoberwhen it declared its independence from the Austro-Hungarian Empire, until its peaceful dissolution into the Czech Republic and Slovakia on 1 January Calling code: + The famous antiwar comedy novel The Good Soldier Švejk by Jaroslav Hašek is the most translated Czech book in history.

It was adapted by Karel Steklý in two color films The Good Soldier Schweik in and Widely translated Czech books are also Milan Kundera's The Unbearable Lightness of Being and Karel Čapek's War with the g code: +ᵇ.

In a monument was erected to Jan Hus the great Christian reformer of the Middle Ages. Then in Prague became the capital of the nation of Czechoslovakia. During the 20th century Prague continued to grow steadily. By it had a population of 1 million.

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The term Bohemia is apparently derived from the Boii, a Celtic tribe dominant in this region in Classical Roman times. Archaeological and circumstantial historical evidence suggests that the Slavs first moved into Bohemia in the 6th century AD, having reached Moravia and Slovakia somewhat earlier.

Czech literature in the 16th century was predominantly didactic and scholarly, reflecting the humanism of the European Renaissance.

The Moravian bishop Jan Blahoslav completed an early translation of the New Testament, and the lexicographer Daniel Adam of Veleslavín further enriched the vocabulary of humanist Czech, but the most significant landmark of the period was the Unitas Fratrum. Czechoslovakia’s federal television, which became Czech Television at midnight, marked the occasion by playing the Czechoslovak national anthem, which has verses in both the Czech and Slovak language, one last time.

Shortly after midnight, it played the anthem of the new Czech Republic, which has only the Czech. Czechoslovak history - Czechoslovak history - Czechoslovakia (–92): When the new country of Czechoslovakia was proclaimed on Oct.

28,its leaders were still in exile. Masaryk was chosen as president on Novem while he was still in the United States; he did not arrive in Prague until December. Beneš, the country’s foreign minister, was in Paris for the upcoming peace. On Augfive Warsaw Pact member countries invaded Czechoslovakia and Soviet troops continued to occupy the country until The period from to mids was the period of "normalization", the purpose of which was to put things back to the way they were before the attempted Prague Spring reform.

On 17th Novemberthe Velvet Revolution started in Prague that ended communism thus making Czechoslovakia a democratic country. In Januarythe first democratic elections were conducted, making Václav Havel the president.

On 1st JanuaryCzechoslovakia was split into two independent countries, Slovakia and Czech Republic. Prague. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bradley, J.F.N. (John Francis Nejez), Czechoslovakia. Edinburgh, Edinburgh University Press, The history of what are now known as the Czech lands (Czech: České země) is very diverse.

These lands have changed hands many times, and have been known by a variety of different names. Up until the fall of the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy after the First World War, the lands were known as the lands.

A brief treatment of the history of Czechoslovakia follows. For full treatment, including a discussion of the region prior tosee Czechoslovak history. The political union of Czechs and Slovaks after World War I was feasible because the two ethnic groups.

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A story of a family living in Prague, Czechoslovakia in the period between World Wars,in Czech better known as "The First Republic". A lost son returns from the war to investigate the /10(4). Milan Kundera, Czech novelist, short-story writer, playwright, essayist, and poet whose works combine erotic comedy with political criticism and philosophical speculation.

His notable novels included The Joke, The Book of Laughter and Forgetting, and The Unbearable Lightness of Being. The Czech Republic is located in Central Europe. Formerly known as the Kingdom of Bohemia, the Czech Republic was a significant power in the region during the Middle Ages.

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Prague History BC BC: First evidence of continuous occupation of the area around Prague (Praha), by various Germanic and Celtic tribes.

Trade routes leading from Southern to Northern Europe pass through the area. Around BC: One of the Celtic tribes, the Boii, are the first Prague inhabitants known by name. The Boii called the region 'Bohemia' and the river 'Vltava'.