A lot can happen in five years in modern history. The whole of World War One, including the Treaty of Versailles, fell within a five year period, as did World War Two. In the first five years of the 1920s, in Czechoslovakia, almost every type of literary tendency and artistic avantegarde appeared, and the programmes of political parties were shaped. But when we look back now, we can see that five years can also be a period of stagnation. From 1968 to the present day, the ruling political group in Czechoslovakia has consistently been concerned with only one aim - preservation of its own power. In this issue, Index investigates political apathy in Czechoslovakia as morale declines.
with George Moldau
Britain: Larry Grant
Soviet Union: Gerry SmithSee the full table of contents at Sage Publishing
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