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Geographic Subject Headings
Former Czechoslovakia

Guidelines for Bohemia - Guidelines for Moravia

Guidelines for Czechoslovakia,
Czech Republic and Slovakia

Geographic Name

Czechoslovakia
Czech Republic
Slovak Republic (Slovakia)
Slovakia

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Czechoslovakia

Refers to the country that existed from 1918 to 1993. Czech Republic stands for the present sovereign nation, as well as the constitutent part of Czechoslovakia for the period 1990-1992.
The heading Slovakia is valid for the sovereign nation that came into existence on January 1, 1993, as well as for the the republic that existed 1939-1945 and the pre-1918 entity belonging to the Austro-Hungarian Empire. The heading Slovak Republic (Czechoslovakia) covering the constituent part of Czechslovakia for the period 1990-1992 remains a valid heading. [CSB no. 60, p. 2]

Bohemia (Czech Republic)

Name headings:

Bohemia (Zeme) Until the 10th century
Bohemia (Kingdom) From the 10th century until 1918. Includes Moravia

From 1918-1945, Bohemia was a province of Czechoslovakia

Bohemia and Moravia (Protectorate, 1939-1945)

In 1948, Bohemia was divided into: Severocesky kraj, Zapadocesky kraj, Stredocesky kraj, Jihocesky kraj, Vychodocesky kraj and Prague.

Today, Bohemia is considered to be the western region of the Czech Republic and is not a name heading.

OPAC note:

Here are entered works dealing with the historical kingdom of Bohemia until 1918 and after 1918, including the western part of the Czech Republic.

In 1948, Bohemia was divided into six districts: Severocesky kraj, Zapadocesky kraj, Stredocesky kraj, Jihocesky kraj, Vychodocesky kraj and Prague.

See also the name headings: Bohemia (Zeme), Bohemia (Kingdom) and Bohemia and Moravia (Protectorate, 1939-1945).


Moravia (Czech Republic)

Name headings:

Moravia (Margravate) To 1849. A march of the Holy Roman Empire
Moravia (Austria) From 1849-1918
Bohemia and Moravia (Protectorate, 1939-1945)
Moravia and Silesia (Czechoslovakia)

In 1948, Moravia was divided into: Jihomoravsky kraj, Severomoravsky kraj.

Today, Moravia is considered to be the eastern region of the Czech Republic and is not a name heading.

OPAC note:

Here are entered works dealing with the historical kingdom of Moravia until 906; the province under the Austrian Empire until 1918, and after 1918, includes the eastern part of the Czech Republic. In 1948, Moravia was divided into Jihomoravsky kraj, Severomoravsky kraj.

See also the name headings: Moravia (Margravate), Moravia (Austria), Bohemia and Moravia (Protectorate, 1939-1945), Moravia and Silesia (Czechoslovakia)

See also: Geographic Name Changes for Eastern Europe
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