By H. Gordon Skilling
The booklet examines the background of Czechoslovakia within the seventy years considering that its founding through T.G.Masaryk. It analyses the profound adjustments which happened through the First Republic, the Nazi profession, postwar liberation and communist rule, together with either the Stalinist years, the Prague Spring of 1968 and the next interval of normalization to 1988.
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27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. Lions or Foxes: Heroes or Lackeys? vecech obecnych, vybor z politicke publicistiky, Part II, Umen( nemoineho (The Art of the Impossible), in samizdat, Anamnesis, no date. Szporluk, Political Thought, pp. 165-6. See also Radomfr Luza, as cited by Pithart, 'A Prophet', p. 257; Skilling, 'Rediscovery', p. 102. Kohak, 'To Live in Truth', in Milic Capek and Karel Hruby (eds), T. G. Masaryk in Perspective, Comments and Criticism (1981), p. 42. Patocka, pp. 86, 92, 90 resp.
Gary W. Shanafelt, The Secret Enemy: Austria-Hungary and the German alliance, 1914-1918 (Boulder, 1985), pp. 198-9. 42. Ibid, p. 209, viii. 43. Fritz Fischer, Germany's Aims in the First World War (London, 1967), p. 211. 44. Tomas G. Masaryk, Svetovd revoluce (Praha, 1925), pp. 36-7. 45. 358. 46. Ottokar Czernin, 1m Weltkriege (Berlin und Wien, 1919), p. 40. 47. Robert A. Kann, A History of the Habsburg Empire 1526-1918 (Berkeley, 1974), pp. 519-20. 48. , London, 1981), p. 53. 49. Tomas G. Masaryk, The New Europe (Lewisburg, 1972), p.
Also in his celebrated Fourteen Points in the American Senate, he sought to take the wind from the sails of the tumult created by the Great October, particularly Lenin's peace decree, and spoke only about securing the 'autonomous development of the nations of Austria-Hungary'. This critique of Wilson's Fourteen Points was an almost verbal replica of Galandauer's formulation. 3 Fojtik even tried to reinforce his construction of events leading to the establishment of Czechoslovakia by using the authority of T.
Czechoslovakia 1918–88: Seventy Years from Independence by H. Gordon Skilling