At the Price of the Republic: Hlinka's Slovak People's Party, 1929-1938 (Pitt Series in Russian and East European Studies)

At the Price of the Republic: Hlinka's Slovak People's Party, 1929-1938 (Pitt Series in Russian and East European Studies)

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by James Ramon Felak
     
 

Slovak nationalist sentiment has been a constant presence in the history of Czechoslovakia, and the torrent of nationalism which resulted in the dissolution of the Republic on January 1, 1993, is only its most recent expression. In this book, James Felak examines a parallel episode, in the 1930s, when Slovak nationalists achieved autonomy for Slovakia, soon followed… See more details below

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Slovak nationalist sentiment has been a constant presence in the history of Czechoslovakia, and the torrent of nationalism which resulted in the dissolution of the Republic on January 1, 1993, is only its most recent expression. In this book, James Felak examines a parallel episode, in the 1930s, when Slovak nationalists achieved autonomy for Slovakia, soon followed by independence - but "at the price" of the loss of East Central Europe's only parliamentary democracy and the strengthening of Nazi power in the heart of Europe.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822937791
Publisher:
University of Pittsburgh Press
Publication date:
08/01/1995
Series:
Russian and East European Studies, #20
Pages:
263

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