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Author Abrams, Bradley F., 1964-

Title The struggle for the soul of the nation : Czech culture and the rise of communism / Bradley F. Abrams
Published Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, [2004]
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 363 pages)
Series The Harvard Cold War studies book series
Harvard Cold War studies book series.
Contents World War Two and the East European revolution -- Intellectuals in the Czech environment -- Four groups of postwar Czech intellectuals -- The communist aim : the creation of a new Czechoslovakia -- The battle over the recent past I : the experiences of Munich and the World War II -- The battle over the recent past II : the First Republic and Tomáš G. Masaryk -- The shift in sensibilities and generations -- The reorientation of national identity : Czechs between East and West -- Socialism and communist intellectuals : the "Czechoslovak road to socialism" -- Socialism and democratic socialist intellectuals : the "new socialist ethos" -- Socialism and Roman Catholic intellectuals : the "fateful struggle between spirit and matter"-- Socialism and Protestant intellectuals : the Kingdom of God on earth? -- The end of Czechoslovak democracy and the rise of communism in Eastern Europe
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 347-356) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Communism and intellectuals -- Czechoslovakia.
Communism -- Czechoslovakia.
Intellectuals -- Political activity -- Czechoslovakia.
Czechoslovakia -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Czechoslovakia -- Politics and government -- 1945-1992.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0742568776 (electronic bk.)
9780742568778 (electronic bk.)