AR1A118 Czech History in the 20th Century

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2020
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Teacher(s)
PhDr. Libor Vykoupil, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Petr Elbel, Ph.D.
Department of Auxiliary Historical Sciences and Archive Studies - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Martina Maradová
Supplier department: Department of History - Faculty of Arts
Timetable
Thu 14:00–15:40 B2.23
Prerequisites (in Czech)
! NOW ( AR1A239 Czech History in the 20th Cent )
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
Class-leavers will be able to describe main periods of history of the Czechoslovak Republic from its origin to 1989. They will be able to characterize the origin of the independent state, the development of the political system, Czechoslovak foreign policies, the ethnic composition of the ČSR, the economy and the economic crisis, Munich, the Second Republic and the occupation of Czechoslovakia, to review the resistance movement during World War II, the liberation of the ČSR, to summarize relations between the ČSR and the Superpowers, the so-called Third Republic, February 1948, political show trials in the 1950s and building of socialism.
Learning outcomes
After completion of this course, the student will be able to orient himself/herself in the issue of the political, social and cultural life of the Czechoslovak Republic, which will be proved by the elaboration of a written work according to the assignment of the teacher. This work will bet he result of the semester activities; its assessment will be a component of the examination.
Syllabus
  • Founding of independent state in October 1918
  • principal problems in policy, problems of nationhood, economic problems
  • foreign policy and her relationships
  • Munich Agreement of 1938
  • “second Republic” (“rump” Czechoslovakia), occupation, Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia and the puppet Slovak State
  • exemption from nazis, Czechoslovak Republic 1945-48
  • Communist Czechoslovakia after communist coup d'état in February 1948
  • The Prague Spring 1968, civil society and normalizing.
Literature
    required literature
  • KÁRNÍK, Zdeněk. České země v éře První republiky : (1918-1938). Díl první, Vznik, budování a zlatá léta republiky (1918-1929) [Kárník, 2003]. 2., oprav. vyd. Praha: Libri, 2003. 571 s. ISBN 80-7277-195-7. info
    recommended literature
  • KÁRNÍK, Zdeněk. České země v éře První republiky (1918-1938). 1. vyd. Praha: Libri, 2002. 577 s. ISBN 8072770306. info
  • KÁRNÍK, Zdeněk. České země v éře První republiky (1918-1938). 1. vyd. Praha: Libri, 2003. 803 s. ISBN 8072770306. info
  • KLIMEK, Antonín. Boj o hrad.vnitropolitický vývoj Československa 1918-1926 na půdorysu zápasu o prezidentské nástupnictví. Vyd. 1. Praha: Panevropa, 1996. 432 s. ISBN 80-85846-06-3. info
  • KLIMEK, Antonín. Boj o hrad.vnitropolitický vývoj Československa 1926-1935 na půdorysu zápasu o prezidentské nástupnictví. Vyd. 1. Praha: Panevropa, 1998. 591 s. ISBN 80-86130-02-9. info
  • BROKLOVÁ, Eva. Československá demokracie :politický systém ČSR 1918-1938. 1. vyd. Praha: Sociologické nakladatelství, 1992. 168 s. ISBN 80-901059-6-3. info
  • VYKOUPIL, Libor. Jiří Stříbrný. Portrét politika. (Jiří Stříbrný. Portrait of politician.). 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita a Matice moravská, 2003. 386 pp. Knižnice Matice moravské sv. 12. ISBN 80-210-3241-3. info
Teaching methods
Lectures, reading
Assessment methods
Oral examination aimed at checking the student’s ability to connect relevant facts into logical relations.
Language of instruction
Czech
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught last offered.
Information on the per-term frequency of the course: Předmět s tímto kódem se na podzim 2020 vypisuje naposledy.
Information on course enrolment limitations: Zapisují imatrikulace 2016-2018.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019, Spring 2020.
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