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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. .

Synopsis:

Tourists think of Prague as a beautiful city of Old World charms — but it is much more. Peter Demetz strips away sentimental distortions and shows now Czechs, Germans, Italians, and Jews have lived and worked together for a thousand years in the midst of the turmoil of Central Europe.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 379-395) and index.

About the Author

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

Product Details

ISBN:
9780809078431
Subtitle:
Scenes from the Life of a European City
Author:
Demetz, Peter
Publisher:
Hill and Wang
Location:
New York :
Subject:
History
Subject:
Sociology - Urban
Subject:
Prague (czech republic)
Subject:
Social conditions
Subject:
Eastern Europe - Czechoslovakia
Subject:
Prague
Subject:
Prague (Czech Republic) History.
Subject:
Europe - Eastern
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
v18/1996
Publication Date:
19980318
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
432
Dimensions:
9.3 x 6.4 x 1.53 in

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History and Social Science » Europe » Eastern Europe » Czechoslovakia
History and Social Science » World History » Eastern Europe

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"Synopsis" by , Tourists think of Prague as a beautiful city of Old World charms — but it is much more. Peter Demetz strips away sentimental distortions and shows now Czechs, Germans, Italians, and Jews have lived and worked together for a thousand years in the midst of the turmoil of Central Europe.
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