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Prague: A Cultural and Literary History (Cities of the Imagination)

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A treasure house of gothic, baroque, and modernist architecture, Prague is also a city of icons and symbols. Burton explores this metropolis of theatrical illusion, where politics and drama intertwine. Illustrations.

Synopsis:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 232-236) and indexes.

Table of Contents

How to read Prague — Ghetto, golem, and Germans — Josef K. and Josef éSvejk : trials and triumphs — Theater, music, nation — Prague modern, 1900-1948 — In durance : Prague under communism, 1948-1989 — Martyrs and puppets — From velvet to velcro : 1989 and since.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781566564908
Author:
Burton, Richard D. E.
Publisher:
Interlink Books
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Description and travel
Subject:
Civilization
Subject:
Anthropology - Cultural
Subject:
Europe - Eastern
Subject:
Customs & Traditions
Subject:
Eastern Europe - Czechoslovakia
Subject:
Former Soviet republics
Subject:
Prague
Subject:
Eastern Europe - Czech Republic & Slovakia
Subject:
Prague (czech republic)
Subject:
Prague (Czech Republic) Civilization.
Subject:
World History-Eastern Europe
Copyright:
Series:
Cities of the Imagination
Series Volume:
4425-4426
Publication Date:
20070331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
242
Dimensions:
8.00x5.32x.65 in. .74 lbs.

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History and Social Science » Europe » Eastern Europe » Czechoslovakia
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Travel » Russia and Independent States » General

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