A History of the Czechoslovak Ocean Shipping Company, by Lenka Kratka

By Lenka Kratka

This publication bargains a entire background of the Czechoslovak Ocean transport corporation (C. O. S.) from its starting within the past due Nineteen Forties until eventually the autumn of communism. Owned via the Czechoslovak kingdom, C. O. S.`s actions have been formed by means of Soviet criteria. This distinct learn is dependent based on the several stages of the chilly warfare and highlights the political elements that made up our minds C. O. S.`s fate.
Lenka Kratka specializes in contradictory financial dimensions that C. O. S. needed to interact with. Being a part of the deliberate economic climate of a socialist country, it additionally handled businesses within the capitalist West. one other paradoxical element of C. O. S. emerges from the stories of former Czechoslovak seamen, who skilled relative freedom while being aboard and strict communist regime keep an eye on whereas at domestic with their households. Kratka`s e-book bargains attention-grabbing insights right into a missed subject, utilizing so far untapped assets and construction on basic examine in oral background and private memory.

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