After Hitler, before Stalin : Catholics, communists, and democrats in Slovakia, 1945-1948 (Book, 2009) [WorldCat.org]
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After Hitler, before Stalin : Catholics, communists, and democrats in Slovakia, 1945-1948

Author: James Ramon Felak
Publisher: Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, ©2009.
Series: Series in Russian and East European studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the crucial postwar period in Slovakia, following Nazi occupation and ending with the Communist coup of February 1948. Centered on the major political role of the Catholic Church and its leaders, it offers a fascinating study of the interrelationship of Slovak Catholics, Democrats, and Communists. Felak views Communist policies toward Catholics and their strategies to court Catholic voters, and he  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James Ramon Felak
ISBN: 9780822943747 0822943743 0822961377 9780822961376
OCLC Number: 300720759
Description: xv, 261 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Setting the stage: from liberation to the April agreement --
Bringing home the lion: the Democratic Party's electoral victory --
Dealing with the past: the trial of Jozef Tiso --
Conspiracies: plots against the state and the democrats --
Continuing crisis: from the October putsch to the February coup.
Series Title: Series in Russian and East European studies.
Responsibility: James Ramon Felak.

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Examines the crucial postwar period in Slovakia, following Nazi occupation and ending with the Communist coup of February 1948. Centering his work around the major political role of the Catholic  Read more...

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