A History of the Czech Lands

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Jaroslav Pánek, Oldřich Tůma
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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Introduction to the second edition
I Territorial Development and the Transformation of Landscape Eva Semotanová
II Prehistory and Beginnings of Slavic Settlement to the 8th Century Duąan Třeątík
III Great Moravia and the Beginnings of the State 9th and 10th Centuries Duąan Třeątík
IV The Czech State in the Era of Přemyslid Princes and Kings from the Beginning of the 11th Century to 1306 Duąan Třeątík Josef ®emlička
V The Expansion of the Czech State during the Era of the Luxemburgs 13061419 Miloslav Polívka
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

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Jaroslav Pánek is professor in the Institute of History and Oldřich Tůma is director of and a researcher in the Institute of Contemporary History, both at the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic.

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