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2011 | 97 | 1-2 | 49-74
Article title

Od roztržky ke spojenectví. Polští socialisté na československém Těšínsku v letech 1936-1938

Authors
Title variants
EN
FROM A DISPUTE TO AN ALLIANCE. THE POLISH SOCIALISTS IN THE CZECHOSLOVAK TESIN AREA IN 1936-1938
Languages of publication
CS
Abstracts
EN
This essay describes and analyses the development within the Polish Socialist Workers' Party (Polska Socjalistyczna Partia Robotnicza, PSPR) in the Czechoslovak Tesin area in 1936-1938. This party was one of the three political parties that represented interests of the Polish minority in the Tesin area in the interwar period. In 1934-1935, a dispute broke out between the PSPR and other Polish parties. It was inspired by the start of an anti-Czechoslovak campaign in Poland after signing the Treaty of Non-Aggression between Poland and the Nazi Germany. All the parties, however, resumed their collaboration in 1938 and, in September 1938, when a large section of the Tesin area was annexed by Poland, the PSPR supported this move. The essay clarifies the principle that changed the PSPR leaders' standpoints of in those two years. The PSPR party magazine, the weekly Robotnik Slaski (the Silesian Worker) served as a principal source for writing this essay. As regards archival sources, documents from Czechoslovak offices were used most frequently. They concern materials from the police office in Moravian Ostrava which are deposited in the State Regional Archive in Opava and documents from the Brno Land Office deposited in the Moravian Land Archive.
Contributors
  • Ivo Baran, Opava, Czech Republic
References
Document Type
Publication order reference
Identifiers
CEJSH db identifier
11CZAAAA09503
YADDA identifier
bwmeta1.element.75a204ce-5abd-3078-866d-7507c3d9fdc1
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