The Resource The Czech reader : history, culture, politics, Jan Bažant, Nina Bažantová, and Frances Starn, eds

The Czech reader : history, culture, politics, Jan Bažant, Nina Bažantová, and Frances Starn, eds

Label
The Czech reader : history, culture, politics
Title
The Czech reader
Title remainder
history, culture, politics
Statement of responsibility
Jan Bažant, Nina Bažantová, and Frances Starn, eds
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
NcD/DLC
Dewey number
943.71
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DB2011
LC item number
.C86 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bažant, Jan
  • Bažantová, Nina
  • Starn, Frances
Series statement
The world readers
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Czechoslovakia
  • Czechoslovakia
  • Czechoslovakia
Label
The Czech reader : history, culture, politics, Jan Bažant, Nina Bažantová, and Frances Starn, eds
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references(p. [507]-527) and index
Contents
Report on a journey to Prague in 965 / Ibrahim ibn Yaʻqub at-Turtushi -- Legend of saints Cyril, Methodius, Wenceslas and Ludmila / Kristián -- Bohemian chronicle / Cosmas -- Letter to Agnes of Prague / Clare of Assisi -- Chronicle of the Prague church / Beneš Krabice of Weitmile -- The ointment seller / Anonymous -- Tkadleček / Anonymous -- Letter to the Czechs / Jan Hus -- Who are God's warriors? / Hussite hymn -- Letter to the Hussites / Joan of Arc -- The net of faith / Petr Chelčický -- Dove and picture / Elizabeth Jane Weston -- To the memory of Tycho Brahe / Jan Campanus -- Description of Prague in the time of Rudolph II / Pierre Bergeron -- Letter of majesty of Rudolph II -- Labyrinth of the world and paradise of the heart / Komenský -- Jan of Nepomuk / Bohuslav Balbín -- The Rakovnice Christmas play / Anonymous -- On Slav nations / Johann Gottfried Herder -- Ms. of Zelena Hora (Judgment of Libuse) / Hoax -- Home cookery / Magdalena Dobromila Rettigová -- History of the Czech nation in Bohemia and Moravia / František Palacký -- May / Karel Hynek Mácha -- Where is my home? / Josef Kajetán Tyl -- Water sprite / Karel J. Erben -- Grandmother / Božena Němcová -- "Let us rejoice" from Bartered Bride / Bedřich Smetana; libretto by Karel Sabina -- The three lilies / Jan Neruda -- The ballad of Blaník / Jaroslav Vrchlický -- Late towards morning / Karel Hlaváček -- Letter from the new world / Antonín Dvořák -- Golem / Alois Jirásek -- Report to an academy / Franz Kafka -- Sole work / Otokar Březina -- Maryčka Magdónova / Petr Bezruč -- The fateful adventures of good soldier Švejk / Jaroslav Hašek -- R.U.R. / Karel Čapek -- Valerie and her week of wonders / Vítězslav Nezval -- Summer of caprice / Vladislav Vančura -- Munich agreement -- At the tomb of Czech kings / Jaroslav Seifert -- Life with a star / Jiří Weil -- On the elimination of the Czech people / Reinhard Heydrich -- The cowards / Josef Škvorecký -- A little boy's hair was cut right down to the scalp / Josef Kainar -- From the last letters / Milada Horáková -- Cigarette / Ivan Blatný -- Prometheus's liver / Jiří Kolář -- A night with Hamlet / Vladimír Holan -- The garden party / VáclavHavel -- The joke / Milan Kundera -- Two thousand words / Ludvík Vaculík -- Close the gate, little brother / Karel Kryl -- Magic Prague / Angelo Maria Ripellino -- In-house weddings / Bohumil Hrabal -- Head of the Virgin Mary / Jaroslav Seifert -- What are Czechs? / Ján Patočka -- Charter 77 -- Czech dream book / Ludvík Vaculík -- Politics and conscience / VáclavHavel -- Culture / Gene Deitch -- Utz / Bruce Chatwin -- City sister silver / Jáchym Topol -- Prague 1989, theater of revolution / Michael Andrew Kukral -- Czech-German Declaration -- After the revolution / Erazim Kohák -- Europeana : a brief history of the twentieth century / Patrik Ouředník -- April 5, 2009 speech in Prague / Barack Hussein Obama
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 548, [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780822347798
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010028808
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2427158-01umb_inst
  • 2434165
  • (Sirsi) i9780822347941
  • (OCoLC)646716328
Label
The Czech reader : history, culture, politics, Jan Bažant, Nina Bažantová, and Frances Starn, eds
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references(p. [507]-527) and index
Contents
Report on a journey to Prague in 965 / Ibrahim ibn Yaʻqub at-Turtushi -- Legend of saints Cyril, Methodius, Wenceslas and Ludmila / Kristián -- Bohemian chronicle / Cosmas -- Letter to Agnes of Prague / Clare of Assisi -- Chronicle of the Prague church / Beneš Krabice of Weitmile -- The ointment seller / Anonymous -- Tkadleček / Anonymous -- Letter to the Czechs / Jan Hus -- Who are God's warriors? / Hussite hymn -- Letter to the Hussites / Joan of Arc -- The net of faith / Petr Chelčický -- Dove and picture / Elizabeth Jane Weston -- To the memory of Tycho Brahe / Jan Campanus -- Description of Prague in the time of Rudolph II / Pierre Bergeron -- Letter of majesty of Rudolph II -- Labyrinth of the world and paradise of the heart / Komenský -- Jan of Nepomuk / Bohuslav Balbín -- The Rakovnice Christmas play / Anonymous -- On Slav nations / Johann Gottfried Herder -- Ms. of Zelena Hora (Judgment of Libuse) / Hoax -- Home cookery / Magdalena Dobromila Rettigová -- History of the Czech nation in Bohemia and Moravia / František Palacký -- May / Karel Hynek Mácha -- Where is my home? / Josef Kajetán Tyl -- Water sprite / Karel J. Erben -- Grandmother / Božena Němcová -- "Let us rejoice" from Bartered Bride / Bedřich Smetana; libretto by Karel Sabina -- The three lilies / Jan Neruda -- The ballad of Blaník / Jaroslav Vrchlický -- Late towards morning / Karel Hlaváček -- Letter from the new world / Antonín Dvořák -- Golem / Alois Jirásek -- Report to an academy / Franz Kafka -- Sole work / Otokar Březina -- Maryčka Magdónova / Petr Bezruč -- The fateful adventures of good soldier Švejk / Jaroslav Hašek -- R.U.R. / Karel Čapek -- Valerie and her week of wonders / Vítězslav Nezval -- Summer of caprice / Vladislav Vančura -- Munich agreement -- At the tomb of Czech kings / Jaroslav Seifert -- Life with a star / Jiří Weil -- On the elimination of the Czech people / Reinhard Heydrich -- The cowards / Josef Škvorecký -- A little boy's hair was cut right down to the scalp / Josef Kainar -- From the last letters / Milada Horáková -- Cigarette / Ivan Blatný -- Prometheus's liver / Jiří Kolář -- A night with Hamlet / Vladimír Holan -- The garden party / VáclavHavel -- The joke / Milan Kundera -- Two thousand words / Ludvík Vaculík -- Close the gate, little brother / Karel Kryl -- Magic Prague / Angelo Maria Ripellino -- In-house weddings / Bohumil Hrabal -- Head of the Virgin Mary / Jaroslav Seifert -- What are Czechs? / Ján Patočka -- Charter 77 -- Czech dream book / Ludvík Vaculík -- Politics and conscience / VáclavHavel -- Culture / Gene Deitch -- Utz / Bruce Chatwin -- City sister silver / Jáchym Topol -- Prague 1989, theater of revolution / Michael Andrew Kukral -- Czech-German Declaration -- After the revolution / Erazim Kohák -- Europeana : a brief history of the twentieth century / Patrik Ouředník -- April 5, 2009 speech in Prague / Barack Hussein Obama
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 548, [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780822347798
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010028808
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2427158-01umb_inst
  • 2434165
  • (Sirsi) i9780822347941
  • (OCoLC)646716328

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