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By James Ramon Felak

After Hitler, prior to Stalin examines the an important postwar interval in Slovakia, following Nazi profession and finishing with the Communist coup of February1948. Centering his paintings round the significant political function of the Catholic Church and its leaders, James Ramon Felak deals a desirable learn of the interrelationship of Slovak Catholics, Democrats, and Communists. He offers an in-depth exam of Communist regulations towards Catholics and their ideas to courtroom Catholic electorate, and he chronicles the diversity of political stances Catholics maintained in the course of Slovakia's political turmoil.

Felak opens through supplying a heritage on pre-war and wartime Slovak politics, significantly the increase of Slovak Catholic nationalism and Slovakia's alignment with Nazi Germany in the course of global conflict II. He then describes the union shaped within the famed “April contract” of 1946 among the Democratic get together and Catholics that assured a landslide victory for the Democrats and insured a place for Catholics within the new regime. Felak perspectives different significant political occasions of the interval, together with: the 1947 Czechoslovak warfare crimes trial of dad Jozef Tiso; schooling coverage; the remedy of the Hungarian minority; the trumped-up “anti-state conspiracy” flow led by means of police within the Fall of 1947; and the next Communist putsch.

Through huge learn in Slovak nationwide files, together with these of the Democratic and Communist events, After Hitler, earlier than Stalin assembles a complete research of the foremost political forces and occasions of this tumultuous interval and the complicated motivations at the back of them.

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