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Czechoslovakia: the Party and the people

Andrew Oxley

Czechoslovakia: the Party and the people

by Andrew Oxley

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Czechoslovakia
    • Subjects:
    • Komunistická strana Československa,
    • Czechoslovakia -- Politics and government -- 1945-1992

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Andrew Oxley, Alex Pravda [and] Andrew Ritchie.
      ContributionsPravda, Alex, 1947- joint comp., Ritchie, Andrew, 1943- joint comp.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDB215.5 .O9 1973b
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxxvi, 303 p.
      Number of Pages303
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5309276M
      LC Control Number72093032

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London, Allen Lane, (OCoLC)   Milan Kundera, in his novel Life Is Elsewhere, describes the Czechoslovak Communist Party’s seizure of power as a moment of mass euphoria. The first anniversary of what came to be known as “Victorious February” was celebrated with genuine jubilation. Political History.

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The peaceful "Velvet Revolution" swept the Communist Party from power at the end of and inaugurated a return to democratic rule and a market economy.

On 1 Januarythe country underwent a nonviolent "velvet divorce" into its two national components, the Czech. On the night of AugapproximatelyWarsaw Pact troops and 5, tanks invade Czechoslovakia to crush the “Prague Spring”—a brief period of.

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