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Stuart E. Mann's CZECH HISTORICAL GRAMMAR, originally published in 1957 in a generally excellent University of London series on Eastern European languages, seeks to describe Old Czech, trace its origins in Proto-Indo-European, and give some example texts from the earliest days of Czech literature. I found this a very problematic work. Mann believes that Old Czech is sufficiently archaic that one can connect its grammar and lexicon to other Indo-European languages without going through Old Church ...more