Rulers, Bishops, Magnates and the People. Assemblies in a Historical Comparison of Mojmir’s Moravia and Arpad’s Kingdom of Hungary.

Lysý, Miroslav

The article examines the beginnings of people’s assemblies in the territory of present-day Slovakia. It consists of two parts. While the first one is concerned with the period of the Mojmírid dynasty (the 9th century), the second one deals with the period of the Arpadian dynasty until the 12th century. For both periods, it is typical that assemblies were termed variously, for example as “all the Moravians”, congregatio, consilium, etc. They were mostly juridical bodies for solving conflicts between individuals, but they also functioned as electoral or consultative bodies.

Causes of the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia's Electoral Successes in the First Republic: A Reflection on the Possibilities of Interpretation

Rákosník, Jakub

The article is a reflection on the interpretative possibilities for relevant causes of electoral successes of the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia in the interwar period. It is based on the two extreme ideal-typical forms of interpretation: 1) intentional interpretation which emphasizes the activity of individuals, i.e.

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