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Author Cabada, Ladislav.

Title Intellectuals and the Communist idea : the search for a new way in Czech lands from 1890 to 1938 / Ladislav Cabada
Published Lanham : Lexington Books, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 209 pages)
Contents Acknowledgments; Chapter 01. Introduction; Chapter 02. The Czech Left in the Early Twentieth Century; Chapter 03. Czech Political Scene during WWI; Chapter 04. The Czech and Slovak Left in the Period between the Establishment of the Sovereign Czechoslovak Republic and the First Parliamentary Elections; Chapter 05. En Route to the Communist Party; Chapter 06. Czechoslovak Communist Party Established; Chapter 07. Proletarian Culture; Chapter 08. The Left in the First Half of the 1920s; Chapter 09. Leftist Culture in the Mid-1920s
Summary Intellectuals and the Communist Idea describes how the Communist ideology penetrated into Czech culture and politics from the dawn of the twentieth century into the late 1930s, just before the outbreak of WW II in Europe. Based mainly upon the research of contemporary primary sources, the analysis examines the complex issue of personal reasons and individual motivations, appealing slogans, and ideological and power peripheries connected with the formation of the relationship between the newly-founded Communist Party in Czechoslovakia and the left-wing artists and intellectuals declaring themse
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Komunistick√° strana ńĆeskoslovenska -- History -- 20th century.
Communism and intellectuals -- Czechoslovakia -- History -- 20th century.
Communism -- Czechoslovakia -- History -- 20th century.
Socialist parties -- Czechoslovakia -- History.
Czechoslovakia -- Politics and government -- 1918-1938.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0739143786 (electronic)
9780739143780 (electronic)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
(cloth ; alk. paper)