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  • Fools and Heroesby Peter Hruby

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Fools and Heroes: The Changing Role of Communist Intellectuals in Czechoslovakia details two crucial years of 1948 and 1968 that marked the climax of contradictory developments, namely, the acceptance and repudiation of Soviet ideology and statecraft. Organized into three parts, this book begins with the class struggle and moral problems in Czechoslovakia.... more...

  • Origins of the Czech National Renascenceby Hugh LeCaine Agnew

    University of Pittsburgh Press 1994; US$ 28.95

    With the fall of socialism in Europe, the former East bloc nations experienced a rebirth of nationalism as they struggled to make the difficult transition to a market-based economy and self-governance.  The dissolution of Czechoslovakia, in particular, underscored the power of ethnic identity and ancestral loyalties. Hugh Agnew develops the argument... more...

  • Prague Panoramasby Cynthia Paces

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2009; US$ 29.95

    Prague Panoramas examines the creation of Czech nationalism through monuments, buildings, festivals, and protests in the public spaces of the city during the twentieth century. These “sites of memory” were attempts by civic, religious, cultural, and political forces to create a cohesive sense of self for a country and a people torn by war, foreign... more...

  • The Philosophy and Politics of Czech Dissidence from Patocka to Havelby Aviezer Tucker

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2000; US$ 28.95

    A critical study of the philosophy and political practice of the Czech dissident movement Charter 77. Aviezer Tucker examines how the political philosophy of Jan Patocka (1907–1977), founder of Charter 77, influenced the thinking and political leadership of Vaclav Havel as dissident and president. Presents the first serious treatment of... more...

  • Der Wiener Kreisby Friedrich Stadler

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 98.80

    Die zweite Auflage dieses inzwischen vergriffenen Buches (1. Auflagen Suhrkamp 1997/2001) stellt die einzige Gesamtdarstellung und Dokumentation des Wiener Kreises im historischen Kontext dar. Es liefert eine wissenschaftsgeschichtliche und systematische Untersuchung zum Logischen Empirismus des Wiener Kreises, der bis heute als bahnbrechende Strömung... more...

  • Imaginative Geographies of Algerian Violenceby Jacob Mundy

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 27.95

    Using the war in 1990s Algeria as a point of departure, this study examines the ways in which the science and management of armed conflicts after Cold War has become increasingly reliant upon antipolitical, and thus highly defective, understandings of mass violence. more...

  • Czechoslovakiaby Robin Shepherd

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 53.00

    Czechoslovakia, one of the most rigid and authoritarian of the former Soviet Union's satellite states, started the transition from communism with high hopes. But a decade of change has exposed the full extent of the damage wrought to the country through decades of communist rule. For one thing, the country could not hold together, splitting apart into... more...

  • Czech Republic Travel Complete Profileby World Trade Press

    World Trade Press 2010; US$ 16.00

    Whether planning your own trip to Czech Republic, or planning someone else’s, you’ll be equipped with the all-inclusive travel report—both of our “Travel” and “Points of Interest” reports rolled into one. more...

  • Central European Crossroadsby Pieter C. van Duin

    Berghahn Books 2009; US$ 120.00

    During the four decades of the communist regime in Czechoslovakia a vast literature on working-class movements has been produced but it has hardly any value for today's scholarship. This remarkable study reopens the field. Based on Czech, Slovak, German and other sources, it focuses on the history of the multi-ethnic social democratic labor movement... more...

  • Kaunitz and Enlightened Absolutism 1753–1780by Franz A. J. Szabo

    Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 46.00

    The first major archivally based study of the political career of Wenzel Anton Kaunitz, State Chancellor of the Habsburg Monarchy from 1753 to 1792. more...