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T.G.Masaryk (1850-1937) : Volume 1: Thinker and Politician - Harry Hanak

T.G.Masaryk (1850-1937)

Volume 1: Thinker and Politician

Hardcover Published: 26th February 1990
ISBN: 9780333462478
Number Of Pages: 235

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This is part of a series of three volumes which provides a critical assessment of the actual achievement of this university professor, who became the first President of Czechoslovakia. They assess Masaryk's value as a national and international politician as well as a scholar and publicist. Individual chapters consider such topics as his parliamentary activities, his contribution to the feminist movement, his involvement in the Austrian equivalent to the Dreyfus trial, his theories of Czech and particularly Russian cultural history and his sociological studies of literature. The chapters in this book provide a critical survey of some of the major issues of Masaryk's life, concentrating in particular on the years after 1914.

Notes on the Contributors - Introduction; H.Hanak - Masaryk and the School of Slavonic Studies; C. Seton-Watson - The Meaning of Czech History: Masaryk versus Pekar; M.Hauner - Robert J.Kerner and the U.S. Conception of Czechoslovak Independence; G.J.Svoboda - T.G.Masaryk and the Czechoslovak Legion in Russia; G.Wightman - Masaryk and Benes and the Creation of Czechoslovakia: A Study of Mentalities; W.V.Wallace - The Discrepancy between State and Ethnographic Frontiers: Dmowski and Masaryk on Self-determination; P.C.Latawski - Masaryk and the Germans; F.Hahn - The British Attitude to Masaryk; H.Hanak - Masaryk on Tolstoy and Gorky; A.Mestan - Masaryk and Dostoevsky; P.I.Trensky - Linguistic Authenticity in Karel Capek's Conversations with TGM; D.Short - Leos Jan cek and Masaryk; P.Lambert - Index

ISBN: 9780333462478
ISBN-10: 0333462475
Series: Studies in Russia and East Europe : Book 1
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 235
Published: 26th February 1990
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.79  x 1.8
Weight (kg): 0.46
Edition Number: 2