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Prague in Black and Gold: Scenes from the Life of a European City

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Prague is at the core of everything both wonderful and terrible in Western history, but few people truly understand this city's unique culture. In Prague in Black and Gold, Peter Demetz strips away sentimentalities and distortions and shows how Czechs, Germans, Italians, and Jews have lived and worked together for over a thousand years. .

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Prague is at the core of everything both wonderful and terrible in Western history, but few people truly understand this city's unique culture. In Prague in Black and Gold, Peter Demetz strips away sentimentalities and distortions and shows how Czechs, Germans, Italians, and Jews have lived and worked together for over a thousand years. .

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Peter Demetz, Professor Emeritus of German and Comparative Literature at Yale University, was born in Prague.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780809016099
Author:
Demetz, Peter
Publisher:
Farrar Straus Giroux
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Europe - Eastern
Subject:
Prague (czech republic)
Subject:
Social conditions
Subject:
Eastern Europe - Czechoslovakia
Subject:
Prague
Subject:
Eastern Europe - Czech Republic & Slovakia
Subject:
World History-Eastern Europe
Subject:
Sociology - Urban
Edition Number:
1st paperback ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series Volume:
180
Publication Date:
19980331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
432
Dimensions:
8.27 x 5.54 x 1.065 in

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Prague is at the core of everything both wonderful and terrible in Western history, but few people truly understand this city's unique culture. In Prague in Black and Gold, Peter Demetz strips away sentimentalities and distortions and shows how Czechs, Germans, Italians, and Jews have lived and worked together for over a thousand years. .

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