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- De Gruyter 2007; US$ 168.00
How does a country find itself 'at war' over spelling? This book focuses on the linguistic history of a nation at the crossroads of Europe. Bermel explores the way various factors ? including linguistic theory, cultural authority, political ideology in the communist and post-communist era, and a long tradition of language intervention ? contributed... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 44.95
The transition of communist Eastern Europe to capitalist democracy post-1989 and in the aftermath of the Yugoslav wars has focused much scholarly attention - in history, political science and literature - on the fostering of new identities across Eastern European countries in the absence of the old communist social and ideological frameworks. This... more...
- Catbird Press 2002; US$ 9.99
Written during and right after World War I, this volume pairs two short story collections from Karel Capek, considered one of the greatest Czech writers. The first collection, ?Wayside Crosses,? presents an agonized and unsuccessful search for God and truth. These metaphysical tales are not about finding God as much as they are about discovering man?s... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2010; US$ 143.00
Discourse particles, discourse markers and pragmatic markers refer to phenomena that linguists have begun to probe only since the mid-1980s. Long-ignored in traditional linguistics and textbook grammars, and still relegated to marginal status in South Slavic, these linguistic phenomena have emerged as invaluable devices for cutting-edge theories... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2008; US$ 158.00
This study of the interaction of syntax, pragmatics, and prosody in left peripheral positions focuses on two left dislocation constructions in Czech, Hanging Topic Left Dislocation and Contrastive Left Dislocation. The structure of the left periphery is delineated through a thorough description and analysis of these constructions with respect to their... more...
- Scott & Nix, Inc. 2011; US$ 7.99
The completely redesigned classic Lady Cadogan's Solitaire —the first and most authoritative collection of rules of solitaire games ever published—includes easy-to-follow instructions and diagrams for fascinating solitaire variations, including: The Beautiful One Kings Over Queens The Four Corners The Mill The Blockade The Clock... more...
- Lexington Books 2011; US$ 59.99
Political Action in Vaclav Havel?s Thought: The Responsibility of Resistance , by Delia Popescu, explores the Czech dissident?s theory of individual opposition, resistance to oppression, and individual responsibility. The book contributes to our understanding of both the extreme circumstances of oppression and to the subversive uses of oppression... more...
- De Gruyter 1985; US$ 182.00
pt. 1. Comparative Slavic studies--the Cyrillo-Methodian tradition--pt. 2. Medieval slavic studies. more...
- Hodder Education 2010; US$ 35.18
The best-selling complete course for a fun and effective way to learn Czech. This ISBN is for the paperback book. The corresponding audio support (ISBN: 9781444107012) is also available. The book and audio support can also be purchased as a pack (ISBN: 9781444106916). more...
- Editions Rodopi 2012; US$ 59.00
Much of the debates in this book revolves around Milan Kundera and his 1984 essay The Tragedy of Central Europe. Kundera wrote his polemical text when the world was pregnant with imminent social and political change, yet that world was still far from realizing that we would enter the last decade of the twentieth century with the Soviet... more...