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Historical Dictionary of the Czech State (Hardcover)

Author: Fawn, Rick

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Czechoslovakia has been at the center of some of the most difficult - and tragic-episodes of modern European history: its sacrifice to Nazi Germany at Munich, the Communist Coup of 1948, and the military crushing of the Prague Spring. It has also enacted momentous change almost magically, as in the peaceful overthrow of communism in 1989 and then the negotiated end to the country in 1992. Czechoslovak history has consequently produced enduring political metaphors for our times, such as the Velvet Revolution and Velvet Divorce.
This second edition of the Historical Dictionary of the Czech State has been thoroughly updated and greatly expanded. Featuring a chronology, introductory essay, appendix, bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries, this detailed, authoritative reference provides descriptions of the Czechs as a people; the territory they inhabit; their social, cultural, political, and economic developments throughout history; and their interactions with neighbors and the wider world.

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Publisher Scarecrow Pr
Mfg Part# 9780810856486
SKU 211825617
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0810856484
Release Date 6/11/2013
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Book Format Hardcover
Edition 0002
Number of Pages 0354
Publisher Scarecrow Press
Series Part 72
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