BKJ001 History of Yugoslavia and Bulgaria

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2015
Extent and Intensity
2/1. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
doc. PhDr. Ladislav Hladký, CSc. (lecturer)
doc. PhDr. Václav Štěpánek, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Petr Stehlík, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Václav Štěpánek, Ph.D.
Department of Slavonic Studies - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Mgr. Pavel Pilch
Supplier department: Department of Slavonic Studies - Faculty of Arts
Mon 11:40–14:05 zruseno D21
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
The course deals with the history of Yugoslavia and Bulgaria since the outbreak of WWI until the breakup of the Yugoslav federation and the transition of Bulgaria to democracy. On successful completion of the course students will acquire a complex overview of the historical development of Yugoslavia and Bulgaria in the 20th century as well as the arguing skill in these matters.
  • 1. World War I at the Balkans 2. Establishment of Yugoslavia and its development until 1929 3. Bulgaria: afterwar crises and coups; 4. Yugoslavia 1929–1941; 5. Bulgaria in the 1930s; 6. World War II in Yugoslavia; 7. Bulgaria in the War and the afterwar development; 8. Communist onset in Yugoslavia and the development until 1948; 9. Bulgaria in the time of Vasil Kolarov and Todor Živkov; 10. Specific Yugoslav "way to socialism" and the Non-Aligned Movement; 11. Transition of Bulgaria to democracy; 12. The Breakup of Yugoslavia.
  • RYCHLÍK, Jan and Milan PERENĆEVIĆ. Dějiny Chorvatska. 1. vyd. Praha: Nakladatelství Lidové noviny, 2007. 576 s. ISBN 9788071068853. info
  • HLADKÝ, Ladislav. Bosenská otázka v 19. a 20. století. 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita v Brně, 2005. 388 s. ISBN 8021036745. info
  • PELIKÁN, Jan. Dějiny Srbska. Vyd. 1. Praha: Lidové noviny, 2005. 670 s. ISBN 8071066710. info
  • RYCHLÍK, Jan and Miroslav KOUBA. Dějiny Makedonie. Praha: Lidové noviny, 2003. 458 s. ISBN 80-7106-642-7. info
  • RYCHLÍK, Jan. Dějiny Bulharska. Vyd. 1. Praha: Lidové noviny, 2000. 508 s. ISBN 80-7106-404-1. info
  • PIRJEVEC, Jože. Jugoslávie 1918-1992 : vznik, vývoj a rozpad Karadjordjevićovy a Titovy Jugoslávie. Vyd. 1. Praha: Argo, 2000. 537 s. ISBN 8072032771. info
  • ŠESTÁK, Miroslav. Dějiny jihoslovanských zemí. Praha: Lidové noviny, 1998. 756 s. ISBN 80-7106-266-9. info
  • HLADKÝ, Ladislav. Jugoslávská krize a její historické souvislosti. 1. vyd. Jinočany: H & H, 1993. 62 s. ISBN 80-85467-15-1. info
Teaching methods
Subject is taught thru the lecture and seminar, where students demonstrate, based on their own reading, experience and additional information concerning the topic.
Assessment methods
Prerequisites for granting the credit: regular attendance and thorough home preparation on weekly basis, participation in class discussion, final written test.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2010, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018.
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