TITLE

Prague Spring

AUTHOR(S)
Schaff, Marta
PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
Prague Spring;2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the democratic reforms instituted by the Czechoslovak Communist Party in 1968, during the period known as the Prague Spring. Election of Alexander Dubcek as First Secretary of the Czechoslovak Party; Details of Dubcek's reforms, including expanded civil liberties for Czechs and Slovaks; Invasion of Czechoslovakia by Soviet forces, and removal of the reform-minded regime; Assertion that the Prague Spring was not the result of a true desire for democracy.
ACCESSION #
18001817

Tags: PRAGUE (Czech Republic) -- History;  DUBCEK, Alexander, 1921-1992;  KOMUNISTICKA strana Ceskoslovenska;  CZECHOSLOVAKIA -- History -- 1968-1989;  SOVIET Union -- History -- 1953-1985

 

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