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The Parting of the Ways

Zbyněk Zeman and Antonín Klimek

in The Life of Edvard Beneš 1884–1948: Czechoslovakia in Peace and War

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205838
eISBN:
9780191676802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205838.003.0016
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter talks about the magnificent welcome Beneš received in Prague in May 1945, where the great international policy was the matrix of the local divisions in Czechoslovakia. The non-communist ... More


Introduction

Zbyněk Zeman and Antonín Klimek

in The Life of Edvard Beneš 1884–1948: Czechoslovakia in Peace and War

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205838
eISBN:
9780191676802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205838.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter introduces Edvard Beneš as a foreign minister during the rise of the Czechoslovak Republic, and as the second president during the fall at Munich. Beneš's person attracted journalists ... More


The Beneš Family

Zbyněk Zeman and Antonín Klimek

in The Life of Edvard Beneš 1884–1948: Czechoslovakia in Peace and War

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205838
eISBN:
9780191676802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205838.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter introduces Beneš and his family background. Early on in his life Beneš converted his name from Eduard to Edvard. Beneš was born during a era which homed many free-thinkers who followed ... More


The Life of Edvard Beneš 1884–1948: Czechoslovakia in Peace and War

Zbynék Zeman and Antonín Klimek

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205838
eISBN:
9780191676802
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205838.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Edvard Beneš was a key figure in the history of Czechoslovakia in the first three decades of her existence. He helped Thomas Masaryk to found the state in World War I, and in the 1920s he worked on ... More


Epilogue

Andrea Orzoff

in Battle for the Castle: The Myth of Czechoslavakia in Europe 1914-1948

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195367812
eISBN:
9780199867592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367812.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Many American professors had studied in Czechoslovakia, some of them with Masaryk himself. In response to the Nazis, they began writing scholarly works on interwar Czechoslovakia, describing it as a ... More


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