Slovakia in history

edited by Mikuláš Teich, Dušan Kováč, and Martin D. Brown

Until the dissolution of Czechoslovakia, Slovakia's identity seemed inextricably linked with that of the former state. This book explores the key moments and themes in the history of Slovakia from the Duchy of Nitra's ninth-century origins to the establishment of independent Slovakia at midnight 1992-3. Leading scholars chart the gradual ethnic awakening of the Slovaks during the Reformation and Counter-Reformation and examine how Slovak national identity took shape with the codification of standard literary Slovak in 1843 and the subsequent development of the Slovak national movement. They show how, after a thousand years of Magyar-Slovak coexistence, Slovakia became part of the new Czechoslovak state from 1918-39, and shed new light on its role as a Nazi client state as well as on the postwar developments leading up to full statehood in the aftermath of the collapse of communism in 1989. There is no comparable book in English on the subject.

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  • 1. Slovakia, the Slovaks and their history Dusan Kovac
  • 2. The Duchy of Nitra Jan Steinhubel
  • 3. The beginnings of the nobility in Slovakia Jan Lukacka
  • 4. Medieval towns Vladimir Seges
  • 5. Renaissance and humanist tendencies in Slovakia Eva Frimmova
  • 6. The period of religious disturbances in Slovakia Viliam Cicaj
  • 7. The Enlightenment and the beginnings of the modern Slovak nation Eva Kowalska
  • 8. Slovak Slavism and Pan-Slavism Ludovit Haraksim
  • 9. The Slovak political programme: from Hungarian patriotism to the Czecho-Slovak state Dusan Kovac
  • 10. Slovakia in Czechoslovakia (1918-38) Natalia Krajcovicova
  • 11. Slovakia from the Munich conference to the declaration of independence Valerian Bystricky
  • 12. The Slovak state, 1939-45 Ivan Kamenec
  • 13. The Slovak question and the resistance movement during the Second World War Jan Rychlik
  • 14. The Slovak National Uprising: the most dramatic moment in the nation's history Vilem Precan
  • 15. The Slovak question, 1945-8 Michal Barnovsky
  • 16. Czechoslovakism in Slovak history Elisabeth Bakke
  • 17. The Magyar minority in Slovakia before and after the Second World War Stefan Sutaj
  • 18. The establishment of totalitarianism in Slovakia after the February coup of 1948 and the culmination of mass persecution, 1948-53 Jan Pesek
  • 19. Slovakia and the attempt to reform socialism in Czechoslovakia, 1963-9 Stanislav Sikora
  • 20. Slovakia's position within the Czecho-Slovak federation, 1968-70 Jozef Zatkuliak
  • 21. Slovakia under communism, 1948-89: controversial developments in the economy, society and culture Miroslav Londak and Elena Londakova
  • 22. The fall of communism and the establishment of an independent Slovakia Michal Stefansky
  • 23. Afterword: Slovakia in history Mikulas Teich.

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書名 Slovakia in history
著作者等 Brown, Martin D.
Kováč, Dušan
Teich, Mikuláš
Brown Martin David
Kovac Dusan
Teich Mikulas
出版元 Cambridge University Press
刊行年月 2011
ページ数 xvii, 413 p.
大きさ 24 cm
ISBN 9780521802536
NCID BB05621709
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言語 英語
出版国 イギリス