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Image of General Radola Gajda in czechoslovak communist Historiography.
Kulas, Jan ; Beneš, Zdeněk (advisor) ; Sládek, Miloš (referee)
Radola Gajda, the general of the czechoslovak legions in Russia and one of the commanders of the army "supreme ruler of Russia", the siberian dictator Alexander Vasilevich Kolchak, the then general of the czechoslovak army, which in a short time reached to the highest place, after their overthrow fascist politician and leader of the main czechoslovak fascist party, Národní obec fašistická and participant of many scandals, is one of the most controversial figures in czech and czechoslovak history. On the one hand, a brilliant military leader, a born military commander, on the other hand, a person with sympathy for the authoritarian regimes and fascist parties, which president Tomáš G. Masaryk of his time considered one of the greatest threats to the czechoslovak democracy. The inconsistency of the person of general Gajda has led to the often very significant differences in the perception of this significant figure in our history during the different political regimes that took turns on the territory of the czech lands. As one of the most important commanders of the czechoslovak legions in Russia was Gajda main initiator of their military campaigns against the Bolsheviks, and in fundamental opposition to communism remained even after the rest of your life. Just as essential was the resistance of the...
The second life of Zdeněk Nejedlý in Czech historiography and culture
Nájemník, Václav ; Čornejová, Ivana (advisor) ; Křesťan, Jiří (referee) ; Galandauer, Jan (referee)
Title: The second life of Zdeněk Nejedlý in Czech historiography and culture Author: Mgr. Václav Nájemník Supervisor: doc. PhDr. Ivana Čornejová, Csc. Department: The History and History Didactics Department Keywords: Zdeněk Nejedlý, second life, methodology, reception, historiography, culture, communism, totalitarianism, literature, art, Bedřich Smetana, Alois Jirásek Abstract: The following dissertation deals with the "second life" of Czech historian, musicologist, reviewer and politician Zdeněk Nejedlý (1878-1962). Its aim is not to elaborate a new biography, but to describe and analyse the influence of this personality on Czech historiography and culture during the communist totalitarian system. His influence is usually perceived as very strong, but seems to have changed over time, and moreover weakened. An important topic will also be the development of the attitude of historians, writers and other cultural personalities to the personality and work of Zdeněk Nejedlý in the context of Czech history in the second half of the twentieth century. The purpose of the work is to show that the personality of Zdeněk Nejedlý is not the only negative factor that worked for society, but that he himself participated actively in the creation of this image. Finally, it also appears that the "second life" of some of...
Ročeň, František ; Tumis, Stanislav (advisor) ; Stellner, František (referee)
The work focuses on the issue of revisionism of Soviet history in Anglo-Saxon historiography. The aim is to analyze the causes and circumstances of Revizionism, its origins and the character of the dispute between revisionist and totalitarianist interpretation of Soviet history. It also deals with the question of whether one of the interpretations has achieved dominance in its field. Key Words Revisionism, totalitarism, historiography, Cold War, Soviet Union
Josef Tiso into Slovak Historiography
Vostruha, Matěj ; Beneš, Zdeněk (advisor) ; Šmíd, Marek (referee)
This thesis is devoted to Jozef Tiso. It deals with the time of his reign amd the subsequent evaluation of his goverment in slovak historiography. It comes partly from authors who directly collaborated with Jozef Tiso as well as from those who are against this person strongly determine the events between 1948 does not forget nor authors who have worked abroad and then in 1989 returned to Slovakia. It is also the current controversies about Jozef Tiso, which are still present among Slovak historians. A separate chapter is devoted to the Catholic Church and its attitude to Jozef Tiso.
Reflection of Carl von Clausewitz's work in anglo-american military historiography
Cáp, Michal ; Šedivý, Ivan (advisor) ; Beneš, Zdeněk (referee)
This bachelor's thesis is concerned with reflection of Carl von Clausewitz's work in anglo-american military historiography. Carl von Clausewitz's work On war, is generally considered one of the most important and most well known books devoted to the problematic of armed conflict.. That is why it was chosen as a phenomenon, through which development and transformations of anglo-american military historiography is followed. In the first part of this theses, problematics of military history in general and legacy of Carl von Clausewitz in particular are described. In the second part gained knowledge is applied on historiographical survey.
Czechoslovak historians and West European historiography. The probe into contacts with French-speaking world during the interwar period
Semerádová, Dominika ; Sekyrková, Milada (advisor) ; Šouša, Jiří (referee)
(in English) The Czechoslovak interwar historiography was oriented more towards francophone environment than at present. There were many opportunities to contact it, for example meetings at international conferences and congresses. This bachelor thesis focuses specially on the participation of Czechoslovak historians at VIII. International Congress of Historical Sciences in Zurich in 1938 and events around it. Based on official documents and correspondence it maps the relations of Czechoslovak scientists with Western European historiographers, especially with those from francophone countries. This bachelor thesis proceeds from the analysis of congress program and it analyses the share of Czechoslovak historians on it, including the preparation of their performance, coordination with foreign colleagues (by correspondence). The congress program and other information for participants of the congress this bachelor thesis uses also for the reconstruction of the congress course, it notes the unofficial contacts of scientists and to them inviting accompanying programs.
Parisian Journal as a Historical Source
Prošvicová, Lenka ; Nejedlý, Martin (advisor) ; Svátek, Jaroslav (referee)
EN The present work describes and compares French Armagnac dynasty and its allies. It primarily uses two period works, in which there is not only an image of Armagnac's recorded but also a long list of their actions on the soil of the French kingdom. Thanks to the specificity of the both main sources, the work also deals with the approach of thinking and perception of the authors who revealed their sympathies, antipathies and their own opinions through their personality. With this partiality, there is an opportunity to get different views of the Armagnacs, as well as their greatest enemies Burgundians. The aim of this work is to familiarize a reader with the Armagnac's dynasty, in a way as the period authors have seen and described. Also, try to discover the attitudes and beliefs that they left at lines of their works that are dated back to the high medieval France. Key words: Paris, Armagnacs, Hundred Years War, Charles VI., Bernard VII. Armagnacs, civil war, Saint-Denis abbey, medieval France
Medieval Art in the Bohemian Lands Through the Lens of Catholic History
Šmied, Miroslav ; Kuthan, Jiří (advisor) ; Čechura, Jaroslav (referee) ; Daniel, Ladislav (referee)
This paper deals with the history of the study and discipline called "History of Christian Art". It attempts to find the roots of the interest in history, sacred monuments, and national monuments of the past in the spiritual environment of the Czech lands, and its subsequent inclusion in the context of contemporary European developments of interest in art and its study. Beginning with the oldest hagiographic texts, which are not only records of literary history, but in many cases are important in terms of references to building monuments and artworks, among which Kristian's legend is dominant, through the texts of medieval chroniclers, Kosmas, his followers, the Chronicle of Zbraslav Monastery and chronicles from the reign of Charles IV., across the historiography of the Baroque period, which is without a doubt dominated by the work of Bohuslav Balbín and Thomas Pešina of Čechorod, and the period of national awakening, through a boom industry in the nineteenth century, when Ferdinand Josef Lehner made history with his founding work, to the culmination in the activities of representatives of the field the first half of the twentieth century, when it was represented by personalities such as Antonin Podlaha, Eduard Sittler, and Josef Cibulka. Based on the recapitulation and subsequent description of...
The classification of the "rebels" in Koryŏ biographies in the chronicle Koryŏsa
Vojtíšková, Markéta ; Glomb, Vladimír (advisor) ; Löwensteinová, Miriam (referee)
(in English): The political and social circumstances of the Koryŏ period gave rise to the phenomenon of the so called rebels. The official chronicle Koryŏsa recorded their cases in thirty-eight biographies that were supposed to serve as a warning for the posterity. What models of rebels and sorts of revolts did exist according to the chronicle and what conditions did enable their occurrence?
The rule of the Jagiellonian dynasty on the Czech territory as documented in 1918-1938 textbooks
Menšík, Tomáš ; Pešek, Jiří (advisor) ; Tuček, Jan (referee)
The diploma thesis, entitled "The rule of the Jagiellonian dynasty on the Czech territory as documented in 1918-1938 textbooks", observes the transformation of a historical fact regarding data concerning the period of the reign of the Jagellonian dynasty, as stated in Czech and Polish textbooks dating back to 1918-1938. The national and socio-political point of the emergence of both countries after 1918 is the basis for the observation and comparison of the presented historiographical content. The thesis focuses on the difference of the presentation of the historical content, as well as on the influence of a particular political period on the text editing of the content in history textbooks. The thesis begins with an introduction to the Jagellonian period. This is followed by a comparison of historical contents in Polish and Czechoslovakian history textbooks. Finally, this work also shows the effect of political situations on the transformation of historiography and the narrative of content regarding the Jagellonian period in history textbooks. Keywords: History textbooks, narrative, comparison, historiography,transformation.

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