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Author Name:    MAMATEY, Victor S. and Radomir LUZA, eds.

Title:   History of the Czechoslovak Republic, 1918-1948. First Edition in dustjacket.

Publisher:    Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey, 1973, ISBN:0691052050 

Seller ID:   114148

MAMATEY, Victor S. and Radomir LUZA, eds. A History of the Czechoslovak Republic, 1918-1948. Edited by Victor S. Mamatey and Radomir Luza. Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, (1973). First Printing. Pp. (8),vii-xi,(1),[1]-534,(4). 8vo, greyish-brown cloth with black and white lettering to spine. "The explanation of the paradox -- and the tragedy -- of the repeated failure of the Czechs and Slovaks to establish a durable democracy despite their manifest desire to do so may be found only in a careful studyof their history. To this end the fourteen authors of this volume have cri tically examined all aspects of Czechoslovak democracy, its strengths, shortcomings, triumphs, and failures, from its inception in 1918 to its final collapse in 1948." - from the dustjacket. Contents: Part I: The CzechoslovakRepublic, 1918 to 1938: 1. "The Establishment of the Republic" (Victor S. Mamatey); 2. "Czechoslovak Democracy and Its Problems, 1918-1920" (Vaclav L. Benes); 3. "The Development of Czechoslovak Democracy, 1920-1938" (VictorS. Mamatey); 4. "The Germans in Pre-war Czechoslovakia" (J.W. Bruegel); 5. "Czechoslovak Economic Development in the Interwar Period" (Zora P. Pryor) ; 6. "Foreign Policy of Edvard Benes, 1918-1938" (Piotr S. Wandycz); 7. "Munich" (Keith Eubank). Part II: Occupation, War, and Liberation, 1938 to 1945: 8. "The Second Republic, 1938-1939" (Theodor Prochazka); 9. "The Slovak Republic, 1939-1945" (Jorg K. Hoensch); 10. "The Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia, 1939-1945" (Gotthold Rhode); 11. "Politics in Exile, 1939-1945" (Edward Taborsky); 12. "The Czech Resistance Movement" (Radomir Luza); 13. "The Slovak Resistance Movement" (Anna Josko). Part III: Czechoslovakia between East and West, 1945 to 1948: 14. "Czechoslovakia between Democracy andCommunism" (Radomir Luza); 15. "Solution of the Minorities Problem" (Ludvi k Nemec); 16. "Postwar Econmic Development" (Jan M. Michal); 17. "Summary" (Victor S. Mamatey). With selected bibliography and index. Very good in lightly nicked, unclipped dustjacket. 65.00


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