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Behind the Iron Curtain (1)
Behind the Iron Curtain (1)

Contributor(s): Chris Johnstone (Editor), Alexis Gibson (Editor)
Subject(s): Politics, Fine Arts / Performing Arts, Recent History (1900 till today), Government/Political systems, Security and defense, Studies in violence and power, Victimology, History of Communism, Fascism, Nazism and WW II, Conference Report, Book-Review
Published by: Ústav pro studium totalitních režimů
Keywords: Czechoslovakia; Czech Republic; Communist regime; Nazi Germany; secret police; KGB; Cold War; security; Munich Agreement; political executions; Jan Palach; Černínský Palace Revolution; Velvet Revolution; Prague Spring; Uranium Extraction; Jiří Gruša;
Summary/Abstract: This magazine is the English version of selected articles published in the pages of the review Paměť a dějiny (Memory and History), which is issued by the Institute for the Study of Totalitarian Regimes.This magazine is the English version of selected articles published in the pages of the review Paměť a dějiny (Memory and History) ISSN 1802-8241, which is issued by the Institute for the Study of Totalitarian Regimes. The original version of the journal Paměť a dějiny (Memory and History) is the part of CEEOL also.

  • E-ISBN-13: 978-80-87211-21-2
  • Print-ISBN-13: 978-80-87211-21-2
  • Page Count: 54
  • Publication Year: 2009
  • Language: English
Editorial

Editorial
(Editorial)

Milestones in Recent Czech History (1938-1989)

Milestones in Recent Czech History (1938-1989)
(Milestones in Recent Czech History (1938-1989))

Coming to Terms With the 20th Century Totalitarian Past

Coming to Terms With the 20th Century Totalitarian Past
(Coming to Terms With the 20th Century Totalitarian Past)

Inception and International Cooperation of the Institute and Archive

Inception and International Cooperation of the Institute and Archive
(Inception and International Cooperation of the Institute and Archive)

Highlights of Institute Activities

Highlights of Institute Activities
(Highlights of Institute Activities)

Formation and Priorities of the Security Services Archive

Formation and Priorities of the Security Services Archive
(Formation and Priorities of the Security Services Archive)

We Were Unhappy and Have Begun Not to Know It - Interview with Jiří Gruša on the lack of virtuousness and the threshold of memory

We Were Unhappy and Have Begun Not to Know It - Interview with Jiří Gruša on the lack of virtuousness and the threshold of memory
(We Were Unhappy and Have Begun Not to Know It - Interview with Jiří Gruša on the lack of virtuousness and the threshold of memory)

Getting to Grips With Munich's Painful Legacy - The Agreement's long-term effects are still a live issue and subject of debate

Getting to Grips With Munich's Painful Legacy - The Agreement's long-term effects are still a live issue and subject of debate
(Getting to Grips With Munich's Painful Legacy - The Agreement's long-term effects are still a live issue and subject of debate)

Wartime Wounds Cast Long Shadow over Czech Society - Czechs were among Nazi Germany’s first foreign victims

Wartime Wounds Cast Long Shadow over Czech Society - Czechs were among Nazi Germany’s first foreign victims
(Wartime Wounds Cast Long Shadow over Czech Society - Czechs were among Nazi Germany’s first foreign victims)

Cautious Preparations for the Černínský Palace Revolution - February 1948 and persecution of employees of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Cautious Preparations for the Černínský Palace Revolution - February 1948 and persecution of employees of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
(Cautious Preparations for the Černínský Palace Revolution - February 1948 and persecution of employees of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs)

Communist Regime Investigative Aids Help Historians Uncover Secrets - Preparation of the Action 48 card index for researchers’ use

Communist Regime Investigative Aids Help Historians Uncover Secrets - Preparation of the Action 48 card index for researchers’ use
(Communist Regime Investigative Aids Help Historians Uncover Secrets - Preparation of the Action 48 card index for researchers’ use)

Political Executions in Communist Czechoslovakia - Intentional misuse of the implementation of justice

Political Executions in Communist Czechoslovakia - Intentional misuse of the implementation of justice
(Political Executions in Communist Czechoslovakia - Intentional misuse of the implementation of justice)

A Cheap and Dispensable Tool for Uranium Extraction - “Class enemies” used as forced labor in mines during the Communist regime

A Cheap and Dispensable Tool for Uranium Extraction - “Class enemies” used as forced labor in mines during the Communist regime
(A Cheap and Dispensable Tool for Uranium Extraction - “Class enemies” used as forced labor in mines during the Communist regime)

Hope, Warnings and Lessons From Across the Border - International impact of the Prague Spring and its crushing

Hope, Warnings and Lessons From Across the Border - International impact of the Prague Spring and its crushing
(Hope, Warnings and Lessons From Across the Border - International impact of the Prague Spring and its crushing)

Student’s Self-Sacrifice Scrutinized on Anniversary - Czech society reviews Jan Palach’s act after 40 years

Student’s Self-Sacrifice Scrutinized on Anniversary - Czech society reviews Jan Palach’s act after 40 years
(Student’s Self-Sacrifice Scrutinized on Anniversary - Czech society reviews Jan Palach’s act after 40 years)

The NKVD/KGB – The Service That Came In For the Cold War - International conference series expands channels of research and cooperation

The NKVD/KGB – The Service That Came In For the Cold War - International conference series expands channels of research and cooperation
(The NKVD/KGB – The Service That Came In For the Cold War - International conference series expands channels of research and cooperation)

The Far-Reaching Battle Over the Secret Policemen’s Files - Post-Velvet Revolution scandal that shook the government

The Far-Reaching Battle Over the Secret Policemen’s Files - Post-Velvet Revolution scandal that shook the government
(The Far-Reaching Battle Over the Secret Policemen’s Files - Post-Velvet Revolution scandal that shook the government)

Exhibition: Czech Society Between Munich and the War

Exhibition: Czech Society Between Munich and the War
(Exhibition: Czech Society Between Munich and the War)

Exhibition: On the Cold War Front – Czechoslovakia 1948-1956

Exhibition: On the Cold War Front – Czechoslovakia 1948-1956
(Exhibition: On the Cold War Front – Czechoslovakia 1948-1956)

Educational DVD: 1968: Shattered Hopes

Educational DVD: 1968: Shattered Hopes
(Educational DVD: 1968: Shattered Hopes)

Book: Victims of the Occupation

Book: Victims of the Occupation
(Book: Victims of the Occupation)

Exhibition and Book: Orwell in Photographs, Prague Through the Lens of the Secret Police

Exhibition and Book: Orwell in Photographs, Prague Through the Lens of the Secret Police
(Exhibition and Book: Orwell in Photographs, Prague Through the Lens of the Secret Police)

International Conference: Resistance and Opposition Against the Communist Regime in Czechoslovakia and Central Europe..

International Conference: Resistance and Opposition Against the Communist Regime in Czechoslovakia and Central Europe..
(International Conference: Resistance and Opposition Against the Communist Regime in Czechoslovakia and Central Europe..)