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The Czech Reader brings together more than 150 primary texts and illustrations to convey the dramatic history of the Czechs, from the emergence of the Czech state in the tenth century, through the creation of Czechoslovakia in 1918 and the Czech Republic in 1993, into the twenty-first century. The Czechs have preserved their language, traditions, and customs, despite their ...more
Paperback, 568 pages
Published December 13th 2010 by Duke University Press Books (first published November 22nd 2010)
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Jimmie
May 08, 2013 Jimmie rated it really liked it
Excellent read in learning everything Czech. Was surprised by the merging of the Czech and Germans, which is part of my heritage. Did not know how much Czech culture had combined with mine. Hope to visit the country soon.
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Good book
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En utmärkt introduktion
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Professor of Classical Archaeology at Charles University, Prague; Senior Research Fellow and Head of the Department of Classical Studies, Institute of Classical Studies of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic. Prof. Bažant belongs among the most prominent and internationally renowned Czech classical archaeologists. His scholarly interests range from issues of Classical studies to Art hist ...more
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