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Book Description University Of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1970. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. Tomás Garrigue Masaryk, sometimes called Thomas Masaryk in English, (7 March 1850 - 14 September 1937) was an Austro-Hungarian and Czechoslovak politician, sociologist and philosopher, who as an eager advocate of Czechoslovak independence during World War I became the founder and first President of Czechoslovakia. He originally wished to reform the Habsburg monarchy into a democratic federal state, but during the First World War he began to favour the abolition of the monarchy and, with the help of the Allied Powers, eventually succeeded. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 040184