Course: Czech History of the Modern Age

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Course title Czech History of the Modern Age
Course code KPR/4723
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Brtnová-Čepičková Ivana, doc. PaedDr. Ph.D.
Course content
1) Formation of Czech companies within the Habsburg Monarchy in the first half of the 19th century 2) The 1848 crisis and the multinational Habsburg monarchy 3) World on the eve of the war and started building the Czechoslovak Republic 4) The Czechoslovak politics in the early years of the CSR 5) Economic characteristics of the political system and Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia 6) Czechoslovakia in the period of economic recovery and economic growth in the second half of the twenties 7) Development of Czechoslovakia during the global economic crisis 8) Czechoslovakia during the decomposition of the Versailles system 9) The post-Munich Second Republic 10) Czech lands and Slovakia during World War II and 3rd Republic 11) Czechoslovakia in the 50's and 60's of the 20th century 12) The Prague Spring and normalization 13) The restoration of democracy and the independent Czech Republic

Learning activities and teaching methods
Learning outcomes
The aim of the course is to acquaint students with the major events of Czech history in the 20th century. Students should obtain knowledge about the development of Czech society in the European context and the causes and consequences of the steps Czech political representation in both foreign and internal policy and its influences and references to contemporary events in the Czech Republic. Seminars are based on the cooperation of students in the preparation of individual topics so that in the work to understand the value of history not only as part of the knowledge base, but also as an opportunity to acquire a critical approach to present information that is necessary not only evaluation of the 20th century.
After completing the course the student will be able to focus primarily on the causes and consequences of various historical events and jobs in historically significant figures.
The subject requires no specific prerequisites.

Assessment methods and criteria
100% participation in contact teaching; Successful passing of a final test (75%) and successful completion of written / oral examination.
Recommended literature
  • Čornej, P. - Bělina, P. a kol. Dějiny zemí Koruny české I-II. Praha, 1992. ISBN 80-85192-28-4.
  • Kaplan, K. - Paleček, P. Komunistický režim a politické procesy v Československu. Brno, 2001.
  • Kaplan, K.; Kosatík, P. Gottwaldovi muži. Praha-Litomyšl, 2004. ISBN 80-7185-616-9.
  • Kaplan, K. Pravda o Československu.
  • Masaryk, T.G.. Česká otázka. Praha, 1990.
  • PEROUTKA, F.:. Budování státu I. - IV.. Praha, 1991.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Teaching in Primary Schools (A14) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Summer