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„Dobrodružný příběh" pádu rakouské demokracie
An 'Adventure Story' about the Fall of Democracy in Austria

Author(s): Petr Koura
Subject(s): Review
Published by: AV ČR - Akademie věd České republiky - Ústav pro soudobé dějiny

Summary/Abstract: Jerabek, Martin. Konec demokracie v Rakousku, 1932-1938: Politicke, hospodarske a ideologicke priciny padu demokracie. Prague: Dokofan, 2004, 242 pp. This work depicts the dramatic period in modern Austrian history when the country went from a democratic parliamentary system to a Nazi regime. It is, according to the reviewer, based on an outstanding knowledge of the primary sources and secondary literature, vividly depicts events frequently neglected by Czech historians, and raises a number of questions that are thought-provoking both for political scientists and historians.

  • Issue Year: XI/2004
  • Issue No: 04
  • Page Range: 157-160
  • Page Count: 4
  • Language: Czech