Communism in Czechoslovakia, 1948-1960

Communism in Czechoslovakia, 1948-1960

by Edward Taborsky

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780691625645
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 12/08/2015
Series: Princeton Legacy Library Series
Pages: 640
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

  • Frontmatter, pg. i
  • Preface, pg. vii
  • Contents, pg. xi
  • I. The Communist Party as a Weapon of Revolution, pg. 3
  • II. The Communist Party as an Instrument of Power, pg. 22
  • III. Party Organization, pg. 44
  • IV. The Party's Operational Code in Theory and Practice, pg. 68
  • V. The Ruling Oligarchs, pg. 97
  • VI. Communism's Pernicious Isms, pg. 119
  • VII. The National Front Partners, pg. 144
  • VIII. The Constitutional Framework, pg. 165
  • IX. Executive Transmission Belt: i. Theoretical Basis and Organization, pg. 185
  • X. Executive Transmission Belt: π. Operational Pattern, pg. 205
  • XI. The Legislative Rubber Stamp, pg. 230
  • XII. Socialist Legality, pg. 268
  • XIII. Local Levers, pg. 304
  • XIV. Slovakia—An Odd Unit of Provincial Government, pg. 330
  • XV. The Industrial Challenge, pg. 349
  • XVI. The Agricultural Demise, pg. 382
  • XVII. The Human Cost, pg. 424
  • XVIII. Erecting an Iron Curtain against Western Influences, pg. 471
  • XIX. The Educational Weapon, pg. 506
  • XX. The Indoctrination of the Adult Mind, pg. 551
  • XXI. Conclusions and Prospects, pg. 595
  • Bibliography, pg. 609
  • Index, pg. 621



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