Course: Economic History of Czechoslovakia 1

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Course title Economic History of Czechoslovakia 1
Course code KEM/ECHB1
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory, Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Jarý Čestmír, PhDr.
Course content
- National Liberation, the beginnings of industrialization and development of economic relations with Europe - Status of the Czech lands as the most industrialized areas of the Austro-Hungarian Empire at the beginning of the 20th century - Consequences of the World War 1 to the economic structure - The collapse of Austria-Hungary and the establishment of the Czechoslovak Republic, the economic impacts - The economic rise in the twenties - The Great Depression and its consequences for the economic situation in the thirties - Establishment of the Protectorate and involvement in the war economy - Post-war reconstruction in terms of heightened political struggle - The onset of central planning and economic development autarchic - Economic voluntarism and looking for ways to stabilize in fifties - Partial stabilization and reform efforts in sixties - Normalization and the effects of structural crisis seventies - Stagnation and inability to adapt to new economic conditions in eighties

Learning activities and teaching methods
Interactive lecture, Lecture supplemented with a discussion, Lecture
  • Contact hours - 26 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 30 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
The course requires no specific prior knowledge.
learning outcomes
Students are able to: - outline the basic stages of the Czech economy - identify the basic problems of the Czech economy in different historical periods - explain the causes of the development of feedback in each historic period - put into context the political and economic measures in different historical periods
teaching methods
Lecture
Lecture supplemented with a discussion
Interactive lecture
assessment methods
Test
Recommended literature
  • Geršlová, Jana; Sekanina, Milan. Lexikon našich hospodářských dějin : 19. a 20. století v politických a společenských souvislostech. 1. vyd. Praha : Libri, 2003. ISBN 80-7277-178-7.
  • Průcha, Václav. Hospodářské a sociální dějiny Československa 1918-1992. 1. díl, Období 1918-1945. Brno : Doplněk, 2004. ISBN 80-7239-147-X.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts General History (17-1) History courses 2 Winter
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Czech History (14-1,2,3,4) History courses 2 Winter
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts General History (14-3) History courses 2 Winter
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts General History (16-2) History courses 2 Winter
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts General History (14-4) History courses 2 Winter