By James Ramon Felak

ISBN-10: 0822943743

ISBN-13: 9780822943747

ISBN-10: 0822961377

ISBN-13: 9780822961376

After Hitler, sooner than Stalin examines the the most important postwar interval in Slovakia, following Nazi career and finishing with the Communist coup of February1948. Centering his paintings round the significant political position of the Catholic Church and its leaders, James Ramon Felak deals a desirable learn of the interrelationship of Slovak Catholics, Democrats, and Communists. He presents an in-depth exam of Communist guidelines towards Catholics and their concepts to court docket Catholic citizens, and he chronicles the range of political stances Catholics maintained in the course of Slovakia's political turmoil.

Felak opens via delivering a heritage on pre-war and wartime Slovak politics, particularly the increase of Slovak Catholic nationalism and Slovakia's alignment with Nazi Germany in the course of global battle II. He then describes the union shaped within the famed “April contract” of 1946 among the Democratic get together and Catholics that assured a landslide victory for the Democrats and insured a place for Catholics within the new regime. Felak perspectives different significant political occasions of the interval, together with: the 1947 Czechoslovak battle crimes trial of dad Jozef Tiso; schooling coverage; the remedy of the Hungarian minority; the trumped-up “anti-state conspiracy” stream led through police within the Fall of 1947; and the next Communist putsch.

Through huge study in Slovak nationwide documents, together with these of the Democratic and Communist events, After Hitler, sooner than Stalin assembles a accomplished learn of the important political forces and occasions of this tumultuous interval and the complicated motivations in the back of them.

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