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Tomaڑ Spidlik A Theological Life
ISBN: PB: 9788024643793, University of Chicago Press, Karolinum Press, June 2020
130 pp., 20.3x14.6 cm
Not for sale in the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic! "Tomaڑ Spidlik: A Theological Life" offers one of the first comprehensive reflections on the life and work of the enigmatic Czech theologian. In part one, Karel Sladek explores Špid...
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£12,00
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Sherabad Oasis Tracing Historical Landscape in Southern Uzbekistan
ISBN: PB: 9788024639024, University of Chicago Press, Karolinum Press, April 2020
495 pp., 29.8x20.9 cm
Not for sale in the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic! "Sherabad Oasis: Tracing Historical Landscape in Southern Uzbekistan" is the second volume of the series examining the Czech-Uzbek archaeological expedition in southern Uzbekistan. While t...
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£24,00
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Baroque Prague
ISBN: PB: 9788024643762, University of Chicago Press, Karolinum Press, April 2020
330 pp., 26.6x20.3 cm, 200 colour plates, 20 halftones, 3 line drawings, 3 maps
Not for sale in the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic! "Baroque Prague" is a lavish excursion through Prague's important baroque period, beginning with the defeat of Czech Protestants at the Battle of White Mountain in 1620 and ending with the...
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£24,00
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Myths and Traditions of Central European University Culture
ISBN: PB: 9788024643809, University of Chicago Press, Karolinum Press, April 2020
224 pp., 24.1x17.1 cm
Not for sale in the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic! By examining the myriad myths surrounding Central European universities, Czech historians Lukas Fasora and Jiri Hanus take a diachronic approach to investigating the issues facing higher l...
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£20,00
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Rusalka A Lyrical Fairy-tale in Three Acts
ISBN: PB: 9788024643816, University of Chicago Press, Karolinum Press, April 2020
100 pp., 19x12.7 cm, 20 halftones
Not for sale in the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic! Famous as the libretto for Antonin Dvorak's opera of the same name, Jaroslav Kvapil's poem "Rusalka" is an intriguing work of literature on its own. Directly inspired by Hans Christian And...
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£10,00
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Teachers on the Waves of Transformation School Culture Before and After 1989
ISBN: PB: 9788024643779, University of Chicago Press, Karolinum Press, April 2020
275 pp., 20.3x14.6 cm
Not for sale in the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic! It is known that a society in transformation undergoes significant changes on many levels, but structural and cultural changes are arguably two of the most significant. How do such monumen...
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£12,00
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Seven Letters to Melin From Letters to My Scientist Friend
ISBN: PB: 9788024643755, University of Chicago Press, Karolinum Press, April 2020
300 pp., 19x15.2 cm
Not for sale in the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic! Josef Safarik's "Seven Letters to Melin" is an exploration of man's alienation from nature – and from himself – in the modern technological age. Conceived as a series of letters to Melin,...
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£16,00
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Urban Condition
ISBN: PB: 9788024632933, University of Chicago Press, Karolinum Press, January 2020
300 pp., 20.3x15.2 cm
Not for sale in the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic! The first installment in Karolinum's new Vaclav Havel Series – which aims to continue the philosophical discourse of that thinker, playwright, dissident, and president – this book asks whe...
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£19,00
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Shop on Main Street
ISBN: PB: 9788024640228, University of Chicago Press, Karolinum Press, January 2020
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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Subversive Stages Reflections on Czech Theatre
ISBN: PB: 9788024639536, University of Chicago Press, Karolinum Press, January 2020
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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