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Prague Winter: A Personal Story of Remembrance and War, 1937-1948
Prague Winter: A Personal Story of Remembrance and War, 1937-1948
by Madeleine Albright
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Before Madeleine Albright turned twelve, her life was shaken by the Nazi invasion of her native Prague, the Battle of Britain, the near-total destruction of European Jewry, the Allied victory in World War II, the rise of communism, and the onset of the... (read more)

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Prague Winter: A Personal Story of Remembrance and War, 1937-1948
Prague Winter: A Personal Story of Remembrance and War, 1937-1948
by Madeleine Albright
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Before Madeleine Albright turned twelve, her life was shaken by the Nazi invasion of Czechoslovakia — the country where she was born — the Battle of Britain, the near total destruction of European Jewry, the Allied victory in World War II... (read more)

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Budweisers Into Czechs and Germans
Budweisers Into Czechs and Germans
by Jeremy King
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This history of a single town in Bohemia casts new light on nationalism in Central Europe between the Springtime of Nations in 1848 and the Cold War. Jeremy King tells the story of both German and Czech-speaking Budweis/Budæjovice, which belonged to the... (read more)

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History of Slovakia the Struggle 2ND Edition
History of Slovakia the Struggle 2ND Edition
by Stanisla Kirschbaum
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This classic book offers the most comprehensive and up-to-date history of Slovakia, from its establishment on the Danubian Plain to the present. While paying tribute to Slovakia's resilience and struggle for survival, it describes contributions to... (read more)

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Prague in Black and Gold : Scenes From the Life of a European City (97 Edition)
Prague in Black and Gold : Scenes From the Life of a European City (97 Edition)
by Peter Demetz
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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... (read more)

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The Twelve Little Cakes
The Twelve Little Cakes
by Dominika Dery
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Long before she was born, Dominika first appeared to her mother in a dream, so when she came to be, she was welcomed with eager expectation and much love. Though her arrival was auspicious, as the child of recognized dissidents associated with the failed... (read more)

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To the Castle and Back (Vintage)
To the Castle and Back (Vintage)
by Vaclav Havel
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From the former president of the Czech Republic comes this first-hand account of his years in office and the transition to democracy following the fall of Communism. A renowned playwright, Václav Havel became one of Czechoslovakia's most... (read more)

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Disturbing the Peace: A Conversation with Karel Huizdala
Disturbing the Peace: A Conversation with Karel Huizdala
by Vaclav Havel
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An intimate history of Czechoslovakia under communism; a meditation on the social and political role of art, and a triumphant statement of the values underlying all the recent revolutions in Central and Eastern Europe.... (read more)

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A Romantic Education
A Romantic Education
by Patricia Hampl
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Golden Prague seemed mostly gray when Patricia Hampl first went there in quest of her Czech heritage. In that bleak time, no one could have predicted the political upheaval awaiting Communist Europe and the city of Kafka and Rilke. Hampl's subsequent... (read more)

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Prague, Capital of the Twentieth Century: A Surrealist History
Prague, Capital of the Twentieth Century: A Surrealist History
by Derek. Sayer
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"A triumph! Sayer's indispensable work is at once magisterial and puckish, authoritative and subversive, intellectually dense and brilliantly accessible."--Michael Beckerman, New York University "This is a fascinating and brilliantly written narrative... (read more)

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Forging Political Compromise: Antonin Svehla & the Czechoslovak Republican Party, 1918-1933 (Pitt Series in Russian and East European Studies)
Forging Political Compromise: Antonin Svehla & the Czechoslovak Republican Party, 1918-1933 (Pitt Series in Russian and East European Studies)
by Daniel E. Miller
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In this investigation of Czechoslovakia during the interwar period, Miller (history, U. of West Florida) focuses on the Agrarian or Republic party and its leader at the time, Antonin Svehla. He argues that it was Svehla's ability to mediate among... (read more)

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Czechs and Lands of the Bohemian Crown (04 Edition)
Czechs and Lands of the Bohemian Crown (04 Edition)
by Hugh Agnew
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In this first up-do-date, single volume history of the Czechs, Agnew provides an introduction to the major themes and contours of Czech history for the general reader—from prehistory and the first Slavs to the Czech Republic's entry into the... (read more)

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Summer Meditations
Summer Meditations
by Vaclav Havel
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"It is surely for the president of a modern country, while still in office, to offer the public so unsparing an expose of his political and personal philosophy. And what is even more striking still is the elevated quality, morally and intellectually,... (read more)

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Pink Tanks & Velvet Hangovers an America
Pink Tanks & Velvet Hangovers an America
by Douglas Lytle
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Lytle's travel book takes place in the months following the fall of the repressive Socialist government in Czechoslovakia. Lytle documents the first shaky steps to democracy and capitalism. He writes of the awkwardness and slights of a country in... (read more)

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Russia Abroad: Prague and the Russian Diaspora, 1918-1939
Russia Abroad: Prague and the Russian Diaspora, 1918-1939
by Catherine Andreyev
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In the wake of the Russian Revolution and the ensuing civil war, approximately 1.5 million Russians fled their country. Many settled in Prague, where they were welcomed and supported by the newly formed Czechoslovak Republic. This book presents the first... (read more)

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Prague in Black: Nazi Rule and Czech Nationalism
Prague in Black: Nazi Rule and Czech Nationalism
by Chad Bryant
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2008 Hans Rosenberg Book Prize, Conference Group for Central European... (read more)

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Realism, Tolerance, and Liberalism in the Czech National Awakening: Legacies of the Bohemian Reformation
Realism, Tolerance, and Liberalism in the Czech National Awakening: Legacies of the Bohemian Reformation
by Zdenek V David
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Realism, Tolerance, and Liberalism in the Czech National Awakening reevaluates the formation of modern Czech intellectual and political culture. In this meticulous intellectual history, Zdenek V. David traces the roots of the eighteenth-century Czech... (read more)

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The Twelve Little Cakes
The Twelve Little Cakes
by Dominika Dery
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Equal parts testimony to the struggles of a bygone era and a love letter to a bright-eyed childhood that no outside force could dim, this is Dominika Dery's acclaimed memoir of Communist-era Czechoslovakia.... (read more)

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Time's Magpie: A Walk in Prague (Crown Journeys)
Time's Magpie: A Walk in Prague (Crown Journeys)
by Myla Goldberg
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Sometimes a city can be like a bird. Just as the magpie is an inveterate collector, hoarding beautiful eclectic bits to line its nest, so Prague retains fragments from bygone regimes and centuries past to create a city of juxtaposition that is... (read more)

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Commies, Crooks, Gypsies, Spooks and Poets: Thirteen Books of Prague in the Year of the Great Lice Epidemic
Commies, Crooks, Gypsies, Spooks and Poets: Thirteen Books of Prague in the Year of the Great Lice Epidemic
by Jan Novak
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In this book, which won the Carl Sandburg Award for Non-fiction, novelist Jan Novak journeys from Chicago to his Czech homeland following the Velvet Revolution to pass on to his American-born children a sense of their ethnic heritage. "This raucous... (read more)

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