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publishers’ Eastern and Central European representation

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Atlas of Religions in Czechia
ISBN: HB: 9788024637945, Karolinum Press, December 2018
224 pp., 27.9x24.1 cm, 40 colour plates, 116 maps, 4 tables
Not for sale in the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic! "The Atlas of Religions in Czechia" represents the first comprehensive geographical analysis of the religious landscape of Czechia and its transformation since the fall of communism in 198...
HB:
£30,00
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History of the Czech Lands Second Edition
ISBN: PB: 9788024622279, Karolinum Press, November 2018
650 pp., 24x16.5 cm, 80 halftones, 23 colour maps, 8 tables
Not for sale in the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic! Born January 1, 1993 after the split with Slovakia, the Czech Republic is one of the youngest members of the European Union. Despite its youth, this new state and the areas just outside it...
PB:
£40,00
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Urban Condition
ISBN: PB: 9788024632933, Karolinum Press, November 2018
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...
PB:
£19,00
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Fragmented Lives Chronicles of the Gulag
ISBN: PB: 9788024637006, Karolinum Press, November 2018
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...
PB:
£13,50
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Spartakiads The Politics and Aesthetics of Physical Culture in Communist Czechoslovakia
ISBN: PB: 9788024638515, Karolinum Press, October 2018
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 h...
PB:
£18,00
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T. G. Masaryk and the Jewish Question
ISBN: PB: 9788024638799, Karolinum Press, October 2018
300 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm, 25 halftones
Not for sale in the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic! In this book, Milos Pojar traces the development and transformation of the opinions about Jews and Judaism of the first Czechoslovak president, T. G. Masaryk. Pojar describes the key event...
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£17,00
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Russ-Ukraine-Russia Scenes from the Cultural History of Russian Religiosity
ISBN: PB: 9788024635804, Karolinum Press, September 2018
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...
PB:
£18,00
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Materializing Identities in Socialist and Post-Socialist Cities
ISBN: PB: 9788024635903, Karolinum Press, May 2018
180 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm
Not for sale in the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic! Following the so-called "Material Turn" of historiography, this book explores the materialization of identity in urban space – specifically in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. Urban spaces...
PB:
£15,00
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Pied Piper
ISBN: PB: 9788024634401, Karolinum Press, May 2018
125 pp., 19x12.7 cm
Not for sale in the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic! For "The Pied Piper", Czech writer Viktor Dyk found his muse in the much retold medieval Saxon legend of the villainous, pipe-playing rat-catcher. Dyk uses the tale as a loose frame for hi...
PB:
£8,99
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Exile in London The Experience of Czechoslovakia and the Other Occupied Nations, 1939-1945
ISBN: PB: 9788024637013, Karolinum Press, May 2018
350 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Not for sale in the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic! During World War II, London experienced not just the Blitz and the arrival of continental refugees, but also an influx of displaced foreign governments. Drawing together renowned historian...
PB:
£20,00
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