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Philosophy en noir
ISBN: PB: 9788024638539, University of Chicago Press, Karolinum Press, August 2019
330 pp., 20.3x15.2 cm
Not for sale in the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic! Thought necessarily reflects the times. Following the tragedy of the Holocaust, this fact became ever more clear. And it may be the reason postwar philosophical texts are so difficult to u...
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£15,00
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Making the Most of Tomorrow A North Bohemian Laboratory of Socialist Modernism
ISBN: PB: 9788024640174, University of Chicago Press, Karolinum Press, May 2019
330 pp., 20.3x15.2 cm
Not for sale in the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic! Most, one of the most impressive historical cities of Northern Bohemia, was destroyed in the sixties and seventies for coal mining. When plans to redevelop the city began, hope and expecta...
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£20,00
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Renaissance Prague
ISBN: PB: 9788024638577, University of Chicago Press, Karolinum Press, March 2019
190 pp., 26.7x20.3 cm, 129 colour plates, 15 halftones, 2 maps
Not for sale in the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic! At the end of the fifteenth century, when the Jagiellons and first Habsburg rulers sat on Prague's throne, the character of the city's municipalities began to transition from medieval to R...
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£23,00
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Economic Rise of the Czech Lands I From the 1750s to the End of World War I
ISBN: PB: 9788024638065, University of Chicago Press, Karolinum Press, March 2019
500 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 3 maps, 85 graphs and charts
Not for sale in the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic! This first of a two-part examination of the economic development of the Czech lands deals with the period from the mid-eighteenth century (the accession of Maria Theresa to the Austrian th...
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£21,00
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Samizdat Past & Present
ISBN: PB: 9788024640334, University of Chicago Press, Karolinum Press, March 2019
250 pp., 20.3x15.2 cm, 10 halftones
Not for sale in the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic! Much of what we now consider the canon of twentieth-century Czech literature – the work of authors like Bohumil Hrabal, Ludvik Vaculik, and Jachym Topol, among many others – has, in fact,...
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£18,00
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Shop on Main Street
ISBN: PB: 9788024640228, University of Chicago Press, Karolinum Press, March 2019
150 pp., 19x12.7 cm
Not for sale in the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic! Written by a Jewish survivor of the Holocaust, "The Shop on Main Street" is the story that inspired the highly successful Academy Award-winning Czechoslovak film of the same title. Looking...
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£9,00
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Fragmented Lives Chronicles of the Gulag
ISBN: PB: 9788024637006, University of Chicago Press, Karolinum Press, March 2019
160 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 20 line drawings
Not for sale in the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic! In "Fragmented Lives", Gulag survivor Jacques Rossi opens a window onto everyday life inside the notorious Soviet prison camp through a series of portraits of inmates and camp personnel ac...
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£13,50
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Subversive Stages Reflections on Czech Theatre
ISBN: PB: 9788024639536, University of Chicago Press, Karolinum Press, March 2019
380 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 20 halftones
Not for sale in the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic! The motto "Narod sobe" – "From the Nation to Itself" – inscribed over the proscenium arch of Prague's National Theatre symbolizes the great importance theater holds for the Czechs. It also...
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£20,00
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Spartakiads The Politics and Aesthetics of Physical Culture in Communist Czechoslovakia
ISBN: PB: 9788024638515, University of Chicago Press, Karolinum Press, March 2019
350 pp., 20.3x15.2 cm, 14 colour plates, 35 halftones
Not for sale in the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic! Every five years from 1955 to 1985, mass Czechoslovak gymnastic demonstrations and sporting parades called Spartakiads were held to mark the 1945 liberation of Czechoslovakia. Featuring hu...
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£18,00
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Russ-Ukraine-Russia Scenes from the Cultural History of Russian Religiosity
ISBN: PB: 9788024635804, University of Chicago Press, Karolinum Press, March 2019
350 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm, 20 halftones, 3 maps
Not for sale in the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic! An outspoken opponent of pro-Russian, authoritarian, and far-right streams in contemporary Czech society, Martin C. Putna received a great deal of media attention when he ironically dedica...
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£18,00
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