A History of the Czech Lands
Pánek, Jaroslav, Tůma, Oldřich
Charles University in Prague, Karolinum Press, 2019. ápr. 15. - 650 oldal
Born January 1, 1993 after it split with Slovakia, the Czech Republic is one of the youngest members of the European Union. Despite its youth as a nation, this land and the areas just outside its modern borders boasts an ancient and intricate past. With A History of the Czech Lands, editors Jaroslav Pánek and Oldrich Tuma—along with several scholars from the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic and Charles University—provide one of the most complete historical accounts of this region to date.
Pánek and Tuma’s history begins in the Neolithic era and follows the development of the state as it transformed into the Kingdom of Bohemia during the ninth century, into Czechoslovakia after World War I, and finally into the Czech Republic. Such a tumultuous political past arises in part from a fascinating native people, and A History of the Czech Lands profiles the Czechs in great detail, delving into past and present traditions and explaining how generation after generation adapted to a perpetually changing government and economy. In addition, Pánek and Tuma examine the many minorities that now call these lands home—Jews, Slovaks, Poles, Germans, Ukrainians, and others—and how each group’s migration to the region has contributed to life in the Czech Republic today.The first study in English with this scope and ambition, A History of the Czech Lands is essential for scholars of Slavic, Central, and East European studies and a must-read for those who trace their ancestry to these lands
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The next significant territorial transformations of the Czech state are connected
with Luxemburg dynasty on the Bohemian throne, and mainly the dynastic
policies of Charles IV. John of Luxemburg regained the Bautzen region in 1319; ...
The basis of the republic became the historical territory of the Czech Lands, and,
with smaller changes, the old land borders of Bohemia, Moravia and Czech
Silesia, and furthermore the territories of the former Upper Hungary (Horní Uhry).
However the attempt to strip away these provinces, created approximately in the
space of the territories that would be occupied after the Munich agreement in
1938, was unsuccessful. After the failure of negotiations between the
The Munich Agreement and the occupation of Czechoslovakia by Nazi Germany
on March 15, 1939 also brought a fundamental change to the territorial division of
the state. The ceded territories were gradually subordinated to the German ...
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VI The Hussite Revolution 14191471 Frantiąek ©mahel
VII The Bohemian Crownlands under the Jagiellons 14711526 Jaroslav Boubín
XVI Czechoslovakia in the years after the Munich Agreement and in the Second World War 19381945 Jan Gebhart
XVII Czechoslovakia between Two Totalitarian Systems 19451948 Jiří Kocian
XVIII The Establishment and First Crisis of the Communist Regime in Czechoslovakia 19481958 Jiří Pernes
XIX Communist Czechoslovakia on a Journey from a Consolidation of Totalitarianism towards a Liberalization of the Regime 19591967 Jiří Pernes
the Communist Regimes Greatest Crisis 19671971 Oldřich Tůma
XXI The Second Consolidation of the Communist Regime and the Descent into Collapse 19721989 Oldřich Tůma
XXII Czechoslovakias Return to Democracy 19891992 Jiří Suk
XXIII Czech Republic 19932004 Tomáą Zahradníček
VIII The Czech Estates in the Habsburg Monarchy 15261620 Jaroslav Pánek
IX Baroque Absolutism 16201740 Jiří Mikulec
X Enlightened Absolutism and the Birth of a Modern State 17401792 Martina Ondo Grečenková
XI The Birth of the Modern Czech Nation 17921848 Jan Hájek Milan Hlavačka
XII Czechs during the Revolution and Neoabsolutism 18481860 Milan Hlavačka
XIII The Definition of Czech National Society during the Period of Liberalism and Nationalism 18601914 Pavel Cibulka Jan Hájek Martin Kučera
XIV The Czech Lands during the First World War 19141918 Josef Harna
XV First Czechoslovak Republic 19181938 Josef Harna
List of Abbreviations
List of Illustrations Tables and Maps
Czech Republic State Representatives
Frequently Used Geographical Names
Territorial Development of the Czech Lands Maps