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“Intoxicated with freedom”. The history and ideas of the Prague Spring as an attempt to introduce asocialism with ahuman face


0000-0001-9582-5088   0000-0001-8095-3239

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freedom   socialism with a human face   revisionism   Czechoslovakia   Prague Spring


The events in Czechoslovakia referred to as the Prague Spring were not about overthrowing the system but were agenuine attempt to introduce a“socialism with ahuman face”. The aim of the article is to examine the history and ideas especially the idea of freedom that constituted the foundations of the Prague Spring. The authors do this, taking into account several research perspectives relating to doctrine, political-legal solutions and civic engagement. In addition, they analyse the ideological documents behind these events, i.e. the programme of the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia, the Two Thousand Words manifesto and documents of the 14th Congress of the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia.

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Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Wrocławskiego

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ISSN 0239-6661   ISSN 2300-7249


PAd P 101182 II


pol   eng

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pol   eng


Acta Universitatis Wratislaviensis, ISSN 0239-6661, No 3648, Studia na Autorytaryzmem i Totalitaryzmem. 2014, 36, nr 4, s. 9-32

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