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Author Rice, Condoleezza, 1954- author.

Title The Soviet Union and the Czechoslovak army, 1948-1983 : uncertain allegiance / Condoleezza Rice
Published Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [1984]


Description 1 online resource (319 pages) : illustrations
Series Princeton Legacy Library
Princeton legacy library.
Contents Frontmatter -- Contents -- List of Charts -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Chapter One. Party-Military Relations in Eastern Europe -- Chapter Two. The Historical Foundations of the Relationship Between the Party and Military in Czechoslovakia -- Chapter Three. The Formation of the Army of the Socialist Type, 1948-1956 -- Chapter Four. The Czechoslovak People's Army After De-Stalinization, 1956-1967 -- Chapter Five. The Military in the Period of Liberalization, January to August 1968 -- Chapter Six. Invasion and Normalization, August 1968-1975 -- Chapter Seven. The Czechoslovak People's Army Since 1975 -- Chapter Eight. Party-Military Relations in Eastern Europe: The Impact of Soviet Power -- Notes -- Selected Bibliography -- Index
Summary This study of the tensions of military clientage focuses on Czechoslovakia to explore the ambiguous position of the military forces of East European countries and to show how the military's dual role as instrument of both national defense and the Soviet-controlled socialist alliance" fundamentally affects the interaction of military and political elites in Eastern Europe. Originally published in 1985. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905
Notes Outgrowth of a dissertation completed at the Graduate School of International Studies, Denver University
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-291) and index
Notes In English
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Subject Komunistická strana Československa -- History
Komunistická strana Československa
Civil-military relations -- Czechoslovakia -- History -- 20th century
HISTORY -- General.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Process -- Political Advocacy.
Armed Forces
Civil-military relations
Military relations
Czechoslovakia -- Armed Forces -- History
Soviet Union -- Military relations -- Czechoslovakia
Czechoslovakia -- Military relations -- Soviet Union
Soviet Union
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781400856619