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Prague in Black and Gold
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Peter Demetz
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998-03-18 - Publisher: Hill and Wang

Prague is at the core of everything both wonderful and terrible in Western history, but few people truly understand this city's unique culture. In Prague in Black and Gold, Peter Demetz strips away sentimentalities and distortions and shows how Czechs, Germans, Italians, and Jews have lived and worked together for
Prague in Black and Gold
Language: en
Pages: 411
Authors: Peter Demetz
Categories: Prague (Czech Republic)
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher: Penguin Books, Limited (UK)

Prague consists of many layers of symbolic sites and buildings which chart the ever-evolving historical relationship between Germans, Jews, Czechs and the imprints left by their many rulers and conquerors, as Demetz reveals in this history of the city.
Prague in Black
Language: en
Pages: 378
Authors: Chad Bryant
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-09-30 - Publisher: Harvard University Press

On the heels of the Munich Agreement, Hitler's troops marched into Prague and established the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia. Nazi leaders were determined to make the region entirely German. Bryant explores the origins and implementation of these plans as part of a wider history of Nazi rule and its
Prague in Danger
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Peter Demetz
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-04-14 - Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

A dramatic account of life in Czechoslovakia's great capital during the Nazi Protectorate With this successor book to Prague in Black and Gold, his account of more than a thousand years of Central European history, the great scholar Peter Demetz focuses on just six short years—a tormented, tragic, and unforgettable
Prague
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Chad Bryant
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-05-04 - Publisher: Harvard University Press

Introduction: Belonging and imagination -- German city -- Czech city -- Revolution city -- Communist city -- Global city -- Conclusion: The stones of Old Town Square.