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INVAZE 68 (Czech Edition), by Josef Koudelka 2008 Photography Prague Spring


 

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The Greengrocer and His TV: The Culture of Communism after the 1968 Prague Spring


by: Paulina Bren

Winner, 2012 Council for European Studies Book Award
Winner, 2012 Center for Austrian Studies Book Prize
Shortlist, 2011 Wayne S. Vucinich Book Prize (ASEEES)

The 1968 Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia brought an end to the Prague Spring and its promise of "socialism with a human face." Before the invasion, Czech reformers had made unexpected use of television to advance political and social change. In its aftermath, Communist Party leaders employed the medium to achieve "normalization," pitching television stars against political dissidents in a televised spectacle that defined the times.
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The Prague Spring and its Aftermath: Czechoslovak Politics, 1968-1970


by: Kieran Williams
The Prague Spring of 1968 was among the most important episodes in postwar European politics--one of the few pre-Gorbachev attempts to reform one-party communist rule. In this book Kieran Williams analyzes the attempt at reform under Alexander Dubcek and its suppression by the Soviet Union, using archive materials and other sources that have become available in the wake of the 1989 revolution. The book will provide new information for specialists as well as introductory analysis and narrative for students of East European politics and history and Soviet foreign policy.
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Conversations with Gorbachev: On Perestroika, the Prague Spring, and the Crossroads of Socialism


by: Mikhail Gorbachev, Zdenek Mlynar

Mikhail Gorbachev and Zdenek Mlynar were friends for half a century, since they first crossed paths as students in 1950. Although one was a Russian and the other a Czech, they were both ardent supporters of communism and socialism. One took part in laying the groundwork for and carrying out the Prague spring; the other opened a new political era in Soviet world politics.

In 1993 they decided that their conversations might be of interest to others and so they began to tape-record them. This book is the product of that "thinking out loud" process.
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The Prague Spring and the Warsaw Pact Invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968


On August 20, 1968, tens of thousands of Soviet and East European ground and air forces moved into Czechoslovakia and occupied the country in an attempt to end the 'Prague Spring' reforms and restore an orthodox Communist regime. The leader of the Soviet Communist Party, Leonid Brezhnev, was initially reluctant to use military force and tried to pressure his counterpart in Czechoslovakia, Alexander Dubcek, to crack down. But during the summer of 1968, after several months of careful deliberations, the Soviet Politburo finally decide that military force was the only option left.
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GCSE History: Prague Spring


Mr King talks you through the Prague Spring to help you revise for your GCSE History exam. Why not use this video to help you make a mindmap of everything ...
 

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17. Czechoslovakia, the Prague Spring, causes


Here is an explanation of the causes of the Prague Spring and the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968.
 

Prague - The Sad City (1968)


Prague, Czechoslovakia. Footage shot in the 'Prague Spring of freedom', shortly before the Russian invasion is seen with a sombre but 'safe' commentary.