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  • Talks with T. G. Masarykby Karel Capek; Michael Henry Heim

    Catbird Press 1995; US$ 9.99

    Never have two such important world figures collaborated in a biography: Tomá? Garrigue Masaryk (1850–1937), the original philosopher-president who founded Czechoslovakia in 1918, and Karel Capek (1890–1938), the leading Czech writer of the time. Capek interviewed Masaryk over a number of years and produced a single narrative that tells Masaryk's... 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$ 24.95

    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$ 50.00

    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...

  • Czechoslovakia between Stalin and Hitlerby Igor Lukes

    Oxford University Press, USA 1996; US$ 74.99

    The Munich crisis of 1938, in which Great Britain and France decided to appease Hitler's demands to annex the Sudentenland, has provoked a vast amount of historical writing. The era has been thoroughly examined from the perspectives of Germans, French, and British political establishments. But historians have had, until now, only a vague understanding... more...

  • Eros and Inwardness in Viennaby David S. Luft

    University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 32.00

    Although we usually think of the intellectual legacy of twentieth-century Vienna as synonymous with Sigmund Freud and his psychoanalytic theories, other prominent writers from Vienna were also radically reconceiving sexuality and gender. In this probing new study, David Luft recovers the work of three such writers: Otto Weininger, Robert Musil, and... more...

  • Dynastic Marriages 1612/1615by Margaret M. McGowan

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 129.95

    The union of the two royal houses - the Habsburgs and the Bourbons - in the early seventeenth century illustrates the extent to which marriage was a tool of government in Renaissance Europe, and festivals a manifestation of power and cultural superiority. With contributions from scholars representing a range of disciplines, this volume provides an... more...

  • Critical Thinking in Slovakia after Socialismby Jonathan L. Larson

    Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 90.00

    Critical Thinking in Slovakia after Socialism interrogates the putative relationship between critical thought and society through an ethnographic study of civic discourse in post-1989 Slovakia. Drawing on original fieldwork as well as on anthropological theories of language and culture, Jonathan Larson uncovers traces of patterned elements of criticism... more...

  • Understanding Multiculturalismby Johannes Feichtinger; Gary B. Cohen

    Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 32.95

    Multiculturalism has long been linked to calls for tolerance of cultural diversity, but today many observers are subjecting the concept to close scrutiny. After the political upheavals of 1968, the commitment to multiculturalism was perceived as a liberal manifesto, but in the post-9/11 era, it is under attack for its relativizing, particularist,... more...

  • Franz Joseph and Elisabethby Karen Owens

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 40.00

    In 1848, an 18-year-old boy assumed the throne of Austria, one of the most powerful countries in Europe. He would be its last significant emperor, the only monarch to serve two countries, and the last cogent head of the prestigious Habsburg dynasty. Emperor Franz Joseph's reign was marked by revolutions, often fueled by rising liberalism and nationalism,... more...