‘We’ll Get Around to the People in the Coming Quarters’: Leisure in the Bohemian Lands, 1948–56 Cover Image

„Na člověka najíždíme další čtvrtletí“ Volný čas v českých zemích v letech 1948–1956
‘We’ll Get Around to the People in the Coming Quarters’: Leisure in the Bohemian Lands, 1948–56

Author(s): Martin Franc, Jiří Knapík
Subject(s): History
Published by: Ústav pro soudobé dějiny AV ČR

Summary/Abstract: The authors consider the changes in the conception, organization, ways of spending, and forms of leisure in the Bohemian Lands from the establishment of the Communist monopoly on power in early 1948 to the second half of the 1950s. (After this point leisure began here began strikingly to change under the infl uence of consumerist trends.) They consider the topic in the context of the dominant ideology and changes in economic, social, and arts policies. The authors take into account gender differences, contrasts between town and country, and special features of social groups. They pay particular attention to leisure amongst young people and children. The authors do not, however, see the Communist takeover of [...]

  • Issue Year: XVII/2010
  • Issue No: 04
  • Page Range: 613-640
  • Page Count: 28
  • Language: Czech