New Series Vol. 1 #2 – Winter 2018

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Contents Teaser

From the Editor
By Hugh L. Agnew … v

ARTICLES

Masaryk’s Philosopical and Political Globalism
By Zdeněk V. David … 1

The Role of Memory in the Centennial Commemorations of the Beginning of Czechoslovakia on October 28, 1918, and the End of World War I on November 11, 1918
By James W. Peterson … 21

Images of Shoah and Porajmos in Contemporary Slovak Literature
By Jana Pátková (translated by Ema Katrovas) … 38

Prague Spring on the Periphery: Eastern Slovak Steelworkers React to Reform and Invasion in 1968
By Marty Manor Mullins … 53

The Cleveland Czech and Slovak Community’s Heartfelt Protest against the Warsaw Pact Invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968
By Mary Hrabík Šámal … 78

ESSAY

Remembering World War II: The Czech Story
By Ben Fox … 98

RESEARCH MATERIALS

Nobel Prize Winners of Czech or Slovak Ancestry
By Miloslav Rechcigl, Jr. … 104

BOOK REVIEWS

Milan J. Kubic: From Prague to Jerusalem. An Uncommon Journey of a Journalist. DeKalb, IL: Northern Illinois University Press, 2017. ISBN: 978-087580-764-5. 312 pp.
By Miloslav Rechcigl, Jr. … 130

Heda Margolius Kovály and Helena Třeštíková: Hitler, Stalin and I: An Oral History. Translated and edited by Ivan Margolius. Los Angeles: Doppel House Press, 2018. ISBN 9780998777009 (Hardcover), 9780997818475 (Paper), 9780997818499 (ebook), 160 pp.
By Mary Hrabík Šámal … 132

Martin Nekola: České Chicago (Czech Chicago), Knižnice dějin a současnosti, vol. 64 (Prague: NLN, 2017). ISBN: 978-80-7499-505-5, 100pp.
By David Chroust … 135

Daniel E. Miller: The Influence of Václav Klaus on Czech Public Opinion Regarding the European Union, Carl Beck Papers, University of Pittsburgh, No. 2503, May 2017.
Available online
By Carol Skalnik Leff … 141