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Course, academic year 2023/2024
Modern Czech History - V832008
Title: Moderní české dějiny
Guaranteed by: Department of Chemical Education and Humanities (832)
Faculty: Central University Departments of UCT Prague
Actual: from 2022
Semester: summer
Points: summer s.:2
E-Credits: summer s.:2
Examination process: summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:2/0, C [HT]
Capacity: 40 / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Tuček Jan Mgr. Ph.D.
Annotation -
The course focuses on the problems of development and transformation of Czech society (in terms of social, economic and political) since the early 19 century to the collapse of the Eastern Bloc.
Last update: Čapek Adamec Martin (26.01.2022)
Aim of the course -

Students will be able to:

Orientate themselves individually in the professional terminology of historical science and the historical development of modern Czech society.

Carry out interdisciplinary communication.

Last update: Čapek Adamec Martin (26.01.2022)
Literature -

R: KÁRNÍK, Z., Malé dějiny československé (1867-1939), Praha: Dokořán, 2008, ISBN 978-80-7363-146-8

R: LNĚNIČKOVÁ, J., České země v době předbřeznové: 1792-1848, Praha: Libri, 1999, ISBN 80-85983-27-3

R: VYKOUKAL, J., Litera, B., Tejchman, M., Východ: vznik, vývoj a rozpad sovětského bloku 1944-1989, Praha: Libri, 2000, ISBN 80-85983-82-6

A: GEBHART, J., KUKLÍK, J., Dramatické i všední dny protektorátu, Praha: Themis, 1996, ISBN 80-85821-35-4

A: VEBER, V., Osudové únorové dny 1948, Praha: NLN, 2008, ISBN 978-80-7106-941-6

Last update: Čapek Adamec Martin (26.01.2022)
Learning resources -


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Teaching methods -


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Syllabus -

1. What is a "modern history"? Definition of key concepts.

2. The formation of civil society, parliamentarism and constitutionalism in the Austrian Empire in the 19th century.

3. From the Palacky Masaryk. Austroslavism, nationalism and politicization of public life.

4. Establishment of independent Czechoslovakia - coincidence or inevitability? The multiplicity of interpretations.

5. Polish and Hungarian revolution in the face of Czechoslovakia.

6. Czechs and Germans.

7. Economy, Society and Policy First Republic.

8. The Second Republic and the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia.

9. Between liberation and victory in February.

10. From People's Democracy to socialism in the context of the Soviet bloc.

11. Socialist realism.

12. Czechoslovak attempt to reform communism.

13. Normalization.

14. The collapse of the Soviet bloc.

Last update: Čapek Adamec Martin (26.01.2022)
Registration requirements -


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Course completion requirements -

Active participation in lessons: 50%

Test: 50%

Last update: Čapek Adamec Martin (26.01.2022)