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  • Colloquial Czechby James Naughton

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Colloquial Czech provides a step-by-step course in Czech as it is written and spoken today. Combining a user-friendly approach with a thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in Czech in a broad range of situations. No prior knowledge of the language is required.... more...

  • Word-Formationby Peter O. Müller

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 419.00

    The series Handbooks of Linguistics and Communication Science is designed to illuminate a field which not only includes general linguistics and the study of linguistics as applied to specific languages, but also covers those more recent areas which have developed from the increasing body of research into the manifold forms of communicative... more...

  • Colloquial Czechby James Naughton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 82.95

    Colloquial Czech provides a step-by-step course in Czech as it is written and spoken today. Combining a user-friendly approach with a thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in Czech in a broad range of situations. No prior knowledge of the language is required.... more...

  • My Crazy Centuryby Ivan Klíma

    Atlantic Books 2014; US$ 11.99

    Spanning six decades that included war, totalitarianism, censorship, and the fight for democracy, My Crazy Century reflects on Ivan Kl?ma's remarkable life while also looking at this critical period of twentieth-century history. From World War Two to the oppressive grip of Communism, from the brief hope of freedom during the Prague Spring of 1968... more...

  • The Nominal Structure in Slavic and Beyondby Lilia Schürcks; Anastasia Giannakidou; Urtzi Etxeberria

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00

    The architecture of the human language faculty has been one of the main foci of the linguistic research of the last half century. This branch of linguistics, broadly known as Generative Grammar, is concerned with the formulation of explanatory formal accounts of linguistic phenomena with the ulterior goal of gaining insight into the properties... more...

  • The Germanic loanwords in Proto-Slavicby Saskia Pronk-Tiethoff

    Editions Rodopi 2013; US$ 85.05

    This book is a comprehensive study of the Germanic loanwords in Proto-Slavic. It includes an investigation of all Germanic words that were borrowed into Proto-Slavic until its disintegration in the early ninth century. Research into the phonology, morphology and semantics of the loanwords serves as the basis of an investigation into the Germanic donor... more...

  • Transforming National Holidaysby Ljiljana ?aric; Karen Gammelgaard; Kjetil Rċ Hauge

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 149.00

    This chapter examines one of Poland’s most influential newspapers, Gazeta Wyborcza, and its front-page coverage of what is arguably the country’s most popular national holiday, Independence Day. Specific attention is given to how Gazeta’s writers discursively constructed a Polishness compatible with European values, both before and... more...

  • The Czech Language in the Digital Ageby Georg Rehm; Hans Uszkoreit

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 59.17

    This white paper is part of a series that promotes knowledge about language technology and its potential. It addresses educators, journalists, politicians, language communities and others. The availability and use of language technology in Europe varies between languages. Consequently, the actions that are required to further support research and development... more...

  • Yet Another Europe after 1984by Leonidas Donskis

    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 empire and... more...

  • Political Action in Václav Havel's Thoughtby Delia Popescu

    Lexington Books 2011; US$ 79.00

    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...