This book examines Czechoslovakia's position in contemporary Europe as well as its historical background taking into full consideration the multiplicity of traditions that make up this ethnically heterogeneous country. It focuses on the development of the communist political and economic system. .
1. Historical Backgrounds 2. History, Geopolitics, and Czechoslovakia's International Position 3. Government and Politics 4. The Economy 5. Czechoslovak Society 6. Culture and Education