T. G. Masaryk

Against the Current, 1882–1914

  • H. Gordon Skilling

Part of the St Antony’s/Macmillan Series book series

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
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  13. Back Matter
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About this book


This study of T.G. Masaryk deals with his pre-1914 career as a professor and persistent dissenter. For three decades he was a constant and unrelenting critic of conventional wisdom, established institutions and customary practices in Bohemia and Austria-Hungary. At every stage he was a radical dissident in all questions of public life as well as in private matters: religion, the nationality problem the place of women, labour and the social question, parliament and government in the Monarchy, its foreign affairs and foreign policy institutions, education, the courts and legal system, the Catholic Church, and clericalism, the university establishment, Czech politics and Czech political parties, the interpretations of Czech history, and anti-semitism.


Austria democracy history Hungary monarchy politics Professor

Authors and affiliations

  • H. Gordon Skilling
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  1. 1.University of TorontoCanada

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1994
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-13394-9
  • Online ISBN 978-1-349-13392-5
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