Light shelfwear to edges and boards. DJ protected with mylar and not clipped. Pages tight and clean. Library discard with usual marks and attachments. Pocket removed. 385 pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1971. ISBN: 0689104235. From the summer of 1967 to the winter of 1968, the Czechoslovak people underwent a series of profound changes, first liberating themselves from a totalitarian dictatorship and then having their hopes for a better life crushed by an overwhelming Russian invasion. During the occupation that followed the invasion of August 1968, the most oppressive qualities of the old Stalinist regime-secret police, censorship, travel restrictions, informers-were re-instated.