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By Mikuláš Teich,Dušan Kováč,Martin D. Brown

until eventually the dissolution of Czechoslovakia, Slovakia's id appeared inextricably associated with that of the previous nation. This booklet explores the foremost moments and issues within the background of Slovakia from the Duchy of Nitra's ninth-century origins to the institution of self sustaining Slovakia at the hours of darkness 1992–1993. prime students chart the sluggish ethnic awakening of the Slovaks throughout the Reformation and Counter-Reformation and consider how Slovak nationwide identification took form with the codification of ordinary literary Slovak in 1843 and the following improvement of the Slovak nationwide circulation. They convey how, after 1000 years of Magyar-Slovak coexistence, Slovakia turned a part of the recent Czechoslovak Republic from 1918–1939 and shed new mild on its function as a Nazi customer country in addition to at the postwar advancements prime as much as complete statehood within the aftermath of the cave in of Communism in 1989. there's no similar ebook in English at the subject.

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