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Baroque Prague
ISBN: PB: 9788024643762, University of Chicago Press, Karolinum Press, July 2021
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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Queer Encounters with Communist Power Non-Heterosexual Lives and the State in Czechoslovakia, 1948-1989
ISBN: PB: 9788024642666, University of Chicago Press, Karolinum Press, July 2021
250 pp., 25.4x17.7 cm
Not for sale in the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic! In the repressive context of East European Communist regimes, how did young girls and boys come to realize their sexuality? What did they do with that self-awareness – and later on, as adu...
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£15,00
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Urban Condition
ISBN: PB: 9788024632933, University of Chicago Press, Karolinum Press, May 2021
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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Russ-Ukraine-Russia Scenes from the Cultural History of Russian Religiosity
ISBN: PB: 9788024635804, University of Chicago Press, Karolinum Press, May 2021
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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Complex Words, Causatives, Verbal Periphrases and the Gerund Romance Languages versus Czech (A Parallel Corpus-Based Study)
ISBN: PB: 9788024645544, University of Chicago Press, Karolinum Press, March 2021
163 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Not for sale in the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic! This book focuses on the typological differences among the four most widely spoken Romance languages – French, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish – and Czech. Utilizing findings from the Cze...
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£14,00
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Poetry in Exile Czech Poets during the Cold War and the Western Poetic Tradition
ISBN: PB: 9788024646572, University of Chicago Press, Karolinum Press, March 2021
358 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Not for sale in the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic! In this comparative tour de force, Josef Hrdlicka – one of the Czech Republic's foremost experts on lyric poetry – examines the impact of exile, literal or spiritual, on poetry. Hrdlicka a...
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£20,00
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Rise and Fall of the International Organization of Journalists Based in Prague 1946–2016 Useful Recollections Part III
ISBN: PB: 9788024645056, University of Chicago Press, Karolinum Press, March 2021
540 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Not for sale in the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic! In this book, Finnish scholar Kaarle Nordenstreng provides a unique account of the Prague-based International Organization of Journalists, a group that was at one time the world's largest...
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£20,00
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Vendulka Flight to Freedom
ISBN: PB: 9788024646534, University of Chicago Press, Karolinum Press, March 2021
200 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 36 halftones
Not for sale in the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic! So many lives were cut short by the Holocaust, many with no trace to leave behind for future generations to remember. Vendulka tells the story of a single scrap of remembrance – a candid p...
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£16,00
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Nation of Bookworms Czechs as Readers
ISBN: PB: 9788024646619, University of Chicago Press, Karolinum Press, March 2021
180 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Not for sale in the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic! Nation of Bookworms takes an in-depth look at the reading culture of the Czech Republic – the country with the highest number of libraries per capita worldwide. Drawing on studies and oral...
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£16,00
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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, January 2021
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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