Twentieth-Century Czechoslovakia: The Meanings of Its History

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Action Program, 287-91, 302
Agrarian Party, 57; in 1920 elections, 58; and Munich, 132; suppression of, 219
Agriculture: after World War I, 46; reforms in, 54-56; and world depression, 56; development in interwar period, 79; post World War IIdevelopment 239; post-1948 development 261, 262
Alexandrovskii, Sergei, 137, 138
Arts, 66-67; in Slovakia in interwar period, 105
Austro-Hungarian Empire, 29, 34; and prospect for separate peace, 31, 32; and Wilson's Fourteen Points, 33; Czech politicians' attitude toward, 34-35; and Šmeral's program, 72
Bacílek, Karol, 190, 255
Battle on the White Mountain, 91, 113; consequences of, 9
Bechyně, Rudolf, 185
Beck, General Ludwig, 146
Beneš, Edvard, 122, 158, 252, 310; activities in World War I, 27-28; Štefánik's relationship with, 28-29; and World War I recognition of Czechoslovak government 33; attitude toward revolutionary prospects in Czechoslovakia, 37; and separation of state and church, 48-49; attacks by fascists of, 75, 76; elected in 1935 as president, 78; and Slovakia during World War I, 93; and Czechoslovakism, 98, 99, 100; willingness to territorial Munich concessions, 123; and League of Nations, 123; position on Munich, 128-30, 135, 140-42; under September 1938 pressure from Great Britain and France, 124, 132-33; political philosophy of, 129, 178-79; on prospects of war, 135-36; and opposition to Munich capitulation, 137; and inquiry in Moscow on Munich, 137-38; generals' Munich-time audience


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