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Modernisation between Prague and Kolín
Holovský, Jan ; Jakubec, Ivan (advisor) ; Štemberk, Jan (referee) ; Dvořák, Jiří (referee)
The aim of this dissertation thesis is an analysis of the modernization process during the 1850 - 1938 period in the given region extending from the city of Prague to the regional centre Kolín. The modernization proces is in particular seen in terms of economic history. In the thesis I will analyse demographic and economical development, the building up of the transport, infrastructure, economic elites and partially also some subjects related to democratisation. In addition to the modernization itself, the transformation of the regional structure, mutual relations and development of typologically different settlements will also be assessed. Particular analysis will be done in the frame of the region as well as on selected settlements of Český Brod, Kostelec nad Černými lesy, Kouřim, Pečky and Úvaly. Keywords Modernization / Modernisation, economic, demographic, Region, Urbanization, City, Town, Village, rural, Infrastructure, Elite, Czech, Bohemia
Religious development of Pilsen during the First Czechoslovak Republic (1918-1938)
Vedral, Patrik ; Štemberk, Jan (referee) ; Šebek, Jaroslav (referee)
The main topic of the thesis is the religious development of Pilsen at the times of the First Republic (1918-1938), which is understood as the development of the Catholic Church, the Evangelical Church of Czech Brethren, the Czechoslovak Church and the Non-believers' Movement. The aim is to introduce individual religious entities, to show their mutual interaction and their ability to influence the surrounding society. The influence of religion is observed throughout the society, from the communal politics through the school education to the regional identity. This is all happening on the background of complex social processes (demographical, economic, cultural, political and social) that are properly taken into account. Another important topic of this work is the ability of religious organizations to respond adequately to the new challenges that emerge with these processes. The regional data identified are compared to similar urban areas and the rest of the country. Religious development in Pilsen should not only give evidence of the city itself, but also about the First Czechoslovak Republic as such. Key words: Czechoslovakia, First Republic, Pilsen, religion, social movement
Women's National Council, Advocate for the Emancipation of Women
Ledererová, Eva ; Štemberk, Jan (advisor) ; Cviklová, Lucie (referee)
Women's National Council, Advocate for the Emancipation of Women Abstract This thesis examines the work of the Women's National Council, which operated between 1923 and 1942 and was the largest feminist organization in interwar Czechoslovakia. It shows how the Council functioned and what activities it focused on. The thesis also explores the Council's goals and how it achieved them. Its primary goal was gender equality, as stated in the Czechoslovak Constitution of 1920. The most effective way to bring this about was to understand the country's legal framework. To that end, the Council carefully examined existing laws and proposed amendments when those laws or passages within them were found to disadvantage or discriminate against women. The Council would then appeal to the legislature to consider its proposals and shape them into law. In this way, the Council changed some very significant laws, making their application more equitable. The Council was active in other areas, too. It held lectures, organized cultural events, and educated women. Founded by Františka Plamínková, a renowned feminist and advocate for suffrage whose life was forcibly taken during World War II, the Council would certainly not have had nearly such success without her. Key words: Women's National Council, Czechoslovakia, Františka...
Vítkov as a realm of memory of the czech society in the nineteenth and the twentieth century
Miženko, Milan ; Šubrt, Jiří (advisor) ; Štemberk, Jan (referee)
Thesis "Vítkov as a realm of memory of the Czech society in the nineteenth and the twentieth century" deals with questions of historic memory and opportunities of its study in a context of the Czech society. Thesis focuses on changes in perception of Vítkov hill as a "realm of memory" of the Czech society during the nineteenth and the twentieth century, specifically in the years from the end of the second half of the nineteenth century until present days. Thesis shows that during the ages, perception of Vítkov hill changed according to changes in state ideology and ruling regime. From early establishing czech society in Austrian empire, through the first Czechoslovak state, following communist regime to contemporary ages, every ideology left its traces on Vítkov hill. Every ideology perceived Vítkov hill in its ways and every ideology dealt with Vítkov hill in its own ways. Thesis aims to study a question of how did the perception of Vítkov hill changed during ages and which role did Vítkov play in the Czech society. Thesis uses Pierre Nora's concept of realms of memory. Apart from that, thesis also uses comparative research while researching multiple time eras.
Spending of spare time during The First Republic in Kokořínsko with special interest in particular Czech small town called Mšeno
Zabilanská, Petra ; Štaif, Jiří (advisor) ; Štemberk, Jan (referee)
(in English): This thesis is contribution to history of everyday life, cultural and regional history, and is more specifically focused on spending leisure time in years 1918-1938. It presents history of Mšeno in era of The First Republic, forms of spending free time and lifestyle of czech society in provincial town, specifically residents of town Mšeno, all based on socio-historical analysis. Work is oriented on cultural, social and associations' life in town and also on sports activities and tourism. Free time is considered as non-working hours of everyday life, but mainly organized group activities are taken into account. Work is divided into multiple sections, each viewing spending of free time from different angle, specifically winter and summer season, celebrations and associations' activities.
Promotions effect to clients in the spa town Poděbrady
Rybáčková, Anna Marie ; Štemberk, Jan (advisor) ; Šalanda, Bohuslav (referee)
The diploma thesis focuses on promoting of the Poděbrady city as a spa town since 1905, when the first spring was drilled in the courtyard of the Poděbrady chateau. The thesis follows the historical development of the town Poděbrady, the beginnings of spa tourism in Poděbrady and consequently its development. Thesis defines spa methods and specific methods used in Poděbrady spa. The theme of spa therapy fits into the broader concept of leisure time and assesses how great the promotion of spa tourism has had before and today. The main aim of this work is the analysis of spa guests and their transformation during the centuries. The work aims at its 1924, 1947 and 2012 objectives as a representative for the period of the First Republic, the post-war period, and the current one. Key words: Spa, freetime activity, advertising, propagation, spa visitors
Analysis of the problem of the transfer of Germans in the newspapers between 1945-1946
Gročková, Marie ; Štemberk, Jan (advisor) ; Cviklová, Lucie (referee)
For my diploma thesis I chose the topic: Analysis of the problematics of the expulsion of Germans in the period press of 1945-1946. In the first part of the thesis I will focus on the methodology and the chosen type of analysis. Then, in the theoretical background of my work, I will interpret the development of the relationship between the Czechs and the Germans, I will try to describe in detail when the first conflicts between the two nations began. In addition, I will deal with the expulsion of the Germans as such, as well as its phases, taking into account the establishment of the system of internment camps, the decrees of the president of the republic and the views of both nations on the issue. In the last chapter I will deal with the analysis of the press from 1945-1946. My aim will then be to describe the discourse of post-war Czechoslovakia regarding the expulsion of Germans, the attitude of the powers on an international scale, but also the visions of the future Czechoslovak Republic, as it was established by then political representation.
Czech City in the Process of Modernization between 1850 and 1914 on the Example of Kolín
Holovský, Jan ; Štemberk, Jan (referee)
Resumé Abstract This work is focused on the breakthrough process of modernization of a city with a predominance of Czechs on the example of Kolín, during the more or less continuous development of the years 1848-1914. It is the result of a microhistoric probe that analyzes individual manifestations of the modernization process in the municipality of Kolín, primarily business activity, urban economic elite, democratization and administrative development, transport, federal activity, urban development with the related building of municipal infrastructure or municipal finance. Although the town did not have any more significant administrative functions, it was one of the most important municipalities in the wider region and it had ambition to become a modern industrial center and a successful medium-sized town. However, this was only partially accomplished, with possible reasons being highlighted in the work. Kolín was also selected with regard to an agricultural background, which is firmly linked to the beginning of the economic rise of Czech society. Historical development of the town is presented in the context of general development and in accordance with relevant theories. The basis of my research effort was a research of relevant sources in the State District Archives Kolín (branch of State Regional...

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