Objavljeno je 2021. englesko izdanje zbornika „Czechoslovakism“ (na češko izdanje smo već uputili), koje sadrži poglavlje o jugoslavizmu, kao implicitnoj usporedbi sa čehoslovakizmom.


Edited by Adam Hudek, Michal Kopeček and Jan Mervart




This collection systematically approaches the concept of Czechoslovakism and its historical progression, covering the time span from the mid-nineteenth century to Czechoslovakia’s dissolution in 1992/1993, while also providing the most recent research on the subject.

“Czechoslovakism” was a foundational concept of the interwar Czechoslovak Republic and it remained an important ideological, political and cultural phenomenon throughout the twentieth century. As such, it is one of the most controversial terms in Czech, Slovak and Central European history. While Czechoslovakism was perceived by some as an effort to assert Czech domination in Slovakia, for others it represented a symbol of the struggle for the Republic’s survival during the interwar and Second World War periods. The authors take care to analyze Czechoslovakism’s various emotional connotations, however their primary objective is to consider Czechoslovakism as an important historical concept and follow its changes through the various cultural-political contexts spanning from the mid-nineteenth century to the breakup of Czechoslovakia in 1993.

Including the work of many of the most eminent Czech and Slovak historians, this volume is an insightful study for academic and postgraduate student audiences interested in the modern history of Central and Eastern Europe, nationality studies, as well as intellectual history, political science and sociology.




Yugoslavism throughout the twentieth century: developments and tendencies

Ondřej Vojtěchovský, Boris Mosković, Jan Pelikán

The contribution provides an illustrative overview of the remarkably complex phenomena of Yugoslav identity and Yugoslavism in an implicit comparison to Czechoslovakism. At first sight, the two stories, of Yugoslavism and Czechoslovakism can appear to be quite similar. The authors set the record straight and spotlight the essential differences between these phenomena. Their narrative is interwoven with the many particular dissimilarities between and specificities of Yugoslavism and Yugoslav identity versus Czechoslovakism and Czechoslovak identity. They begin with the most essential fact: unlike the duality of the Czech-Slovak relationship, Yugoslavia was fundamentally polycentric. This implied coexistence of various, often mutually exclusive “Yugoslavisms,” conceptions of Yugoslav or South Slavic identity, forms of resistance and criticism, and their degrees of impact in each national society. This gave way to a very specific, significantly more complicated and as a rule far bloodier political power struggle than in Czechoslovakia.