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What happened in Czechoslovakia?

What happened in Czechoslovakia?

an account of the government crisis in February 1948.

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Published by Orbis in Prague .
Written in English


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Pagination96p., [16]p. of plates :
Number of Pages96
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Open LibraryOL16404929M


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Czech nationalism grew throughout the nineteenth century as a cultural movement despite the fact that under the Dual Monarchy () Bohemia and Moravia were part of the Austrian Empire while Slovakia was part of the. Ineight-year-old Václav Zelenka returned to the Czech village of Lidice as the last of the town’s lost children.

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The pro-Soviet, Gustav Husak, was installed as the Czech leader to be Brezhnev’s lapdog. Husak reversed Dubcek’s reforms and Czechoslovakia remained a communist country inside the Warsaw Pact. The Czech Republic was the first East European country to join the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and it joined the European Union, as did Slovakia.

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