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Communist Party of Czechoslovakia in the post-Stalinist period.

Ivan Gadourek

Communist Party of Czechoslovakia in the post-Stalinist period.

by Ivan Gadourek

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Published by Czechoslovak Foreign Institute in Exile in [Chicago] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Komunistická strana Československa

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesStudies of the Czechoslovak Foreign Institute in Exile
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJN2229 A5 G3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination39p.
    Number of Pages39
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18932692M

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    The Polish United Workers' Party (PUWP; Polish: Polska Zjednoczona Partia Robotnicza, PZPR) was the Communist party which governed the People's Republic of Poland from to Ideologically it was based on the theories of Marxism-Leninism. Up until the PUWP held dictatorial powers (the amendment to the constitution of mentioned "a leading national force"), and controlled an Colors: Red. Milan Kundera was born in Brno, Czechoslovakia (now the Czech Republic) into a cultured family. His father, Ludvik Kundera, was a pianist and musicologist. Kundera was educated at Charles University and at the Film Faculty of the Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts in Prague.


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Communist Party of Czechoslovakia in the post-Stalinist period by Ivan Gadourek Download PDF EPUB FB2

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gadourek, I. (Ivan), Communist Party of Czechoslovakia in the post-Stalinist period. [Chicago] Czechoslovak Foreign Institute in Exile, The sections "General Surveys" and "Biographies" contain books; other sections contain both books and journal articles.

Book entries have references to journal articles and reviews about them when helpful. The period covered isbeginning with the death of Stalin and ending with the dissolution of the Soviet Union. The Polish United Workers' Party (PUWP; Polish: Polska Zjednoczona Partia Robotnicza, PZPR) was the Communist party which governed the Polish People's Republic as a one-party state from Communist Party of Czechoslovakia in the post-Stalinist period.

book Ideologically it was based on the theories of Marxism-Leninism. It also controlled the armed forces, the Polish People's Army (Polish: Ludowe Wojsko PolskieFirst leader: Bolesław Bierut. Convictions: Life in Communist Czechoslovakia “Whatever the price in human lives, for all of its murderous record, socialism has killed more souls and minds than bodies” – Jo Langer.

I recently read Convictions: My Life With A Good Communist, Jo Langer’s account of life in Czechoslovakia spanning the decades between the initial establishment of communism in and the failed Prague.

This article examines the origins of the Stalinist secret police force, the StB, in Czechoslovakia between and By focusing on the biographies of its officials, it argues that there was not one, but two, secret police forces in this period, each recruited from a different “generation” of local : Molly Pucci.

a political programme announced by Alexander Dubček and his colleagues agreed at Presidium of Communist Party of Czechoslovakia on April [1] after he became the chairman of the Party in January It was a process of mild democratization and political liberalization that would still enable the Communist Party to maintain real power.

August 3, (Saturday). The Bratislava Declaration was signed by the leaders of the Communist parties of host nation Czechoslovakia, and neighboring Communist-ruled regimes in the Soviet Union, Bulgaria, Hungary, East Germany and ally, the meeting in Czechoslovakia was called the "Declaration of Six Communist and Labor Parties of the Socialist Countries".

Gottwald was one of the founders of the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia (CPC). From to he edited the Communist newspapers Pravda chudoby and Hlas lidu. In he became a member of the Central Committee and Politburo of the CPC, and from to he was head of the section for propaganda and agitation of the Central Committee.

July 14 addressed a letter to the Czechoslovak party condemning "reactionary forces which threaten to push Czechoslovakia off the road to socialism." The Czechoslovak presidium and the Soviet political bureau met on J 30 and 31 in Ciernâ, an East Slovak town on the Soviet border.

They. Posts about Czechoslovakia written by kellyhignett. In Byly jsme tam taky, Šimková documents the cruelty, humiliation and harsh reality of life for women in communist-era prisons and labour camps in striking detail, describing how ‘According to them [the prison authorities], we are swines, bitches, smelly discharge, whores, and beasts A woman had to be shamed for her femininity, she.

Schools of communism. Theoretically communism (written with a small c) is an idea of a stateless society which, according to communist belief, will be "classless" society. This theory of classlessness is a fundamentally flawed ing to the The Columbia Encyclopedia, "communism fundamentally, a system of social organization in which property (especially real property and the means.

History of Communism in Europe: Volume > 8 Julia Mead, (Czechoslovakia) and Zhenata Dnes (Bulgaria), our article will interrogate the categories of “man” and “woman” and their negotiation during the Communist era on the pages of official state magazines. In the Bulgarian case, we will discuss key articles that explicitly dealt with.

Marks () examines the social composition of the communist party in the Soviet Union and in four East European countries during the post-war period in the light of two alternative explanations. The Politics of Culture in Czechoslovakia By Jacques D.

Rupnik Jacques D. Rupnik, a Social Studies teaching fellow, is a Ph.D. candidate in political science at the Sorbonne.

8 Introduction COMMUNIST PARTIES REVISITED Sociocultural Approaches to Party Rule in the Soviet Bloc, – the Polish United Workers’ Party (PZPR), and the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia (CPCS), the book aims to establish compar-ative viewpoints and, as far as possible, to be a valid base for further the post-Stalinist.

Ever since the Bolshevik Revolution of Octoberanti-communism has been a dominant theme in the political warfare waged by conservative forces against the entire left, Communist and non-Communist; and since and the onset of the Cold War in particular, anti-communism has been ceaselessly disseminated by a multitude of different sources.

It would be well to call to mind some great events that are real milestones of this diplomatic and religious rapprochement between the Church and the Communist world: the failure of the Second Vatican Council to make any censure of communism; the Vatican’s agreements with Yugoslavia, Hungary, Poland, Czechoslovakia, and East Germany; the.

It was five years after the communist takeover of power in Czechoslovakia and during the period of widespread Stalinism that Milan Kundera’s first book came out in It was a collection of lyrical poems, Man, a Wide Garden (Clovek zahrada sira, ).

This was immediately condemned by the Communists for using surrealistic techniques and. Stalin’s Russia to Posted on 28/07/ 18/12/ by admin.

Share this page. Related timelines: Tsarist Russia – Joseph Stalin – Vladimir Lenin created a new post, General Secretary and chose Joseph Stalin for the post. Stalin had been a loyal supporter of Lenin.

Leading members of the Politburo. In the reviewer’s opinion, the book on transformations of dressing and fashion trends in Czechoslovakia in the second half of the twentieth century titled The fashion behind the Iron Curtain: The society, attires and people in Czechoslovakia – aims at readers who are interested in everyday life during the Communist era, but do not.

Civilization at the Crossroads. The Constitution of declared the socialist development of Czechoslovakia complete. ‘We gather forces for the communist transition’, the document proclaimed, in conformity with Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev’s belief that communism was on the horizon ().The teaching of ‘scientific communism’ was inherent to that transition, inaugurated under Party Author: Maroš Krivý.

I split the period from into three main phases for both countries: the Stalinist period (roughly –mids); the post-Stalinist period (mid–), and the post-communist period (–). Each of these periods is analysed on two interrelated, but analytically separable, planes: economic phenomena and state-class by: 5.

Relying upon a cadre of hard-core, dedicated communist party members, “police forces were put in place, civil society was subdued, the mass media were tamed” (p). Strong Ministries of Interior, capable of spotting and checking not only actual opponents but also potential dissidents – people who seemed unlikely to support the communist.