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Karolinum in stock

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Second, modified and expanded edition of a publication about the history of the Karolinum building and the education and celebraation of the Charles University.
Karolinum, Prague 2010, 192 pages, 260 x 200 mm, ISBN 9788024618777

New Slovak Architecture / Nová slovenská architektúra in stock

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Subjective selection of Henrieta Moravčíková introduces roughly 100 works of Slovakian architecture realized after 2000 with an introductory professional study.

Slovart, Bratislava 2010, 256 pages, 220 x 270 mm, Slovak and English, ISBN 978-80-8085-871-1

Collective and Individual Patronage in stock

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Anniversary of the death of Josef Hlávka in 2008 was an opportunity for musing about the institute of patronage and its operation in wider relations - geographic and temporal.
Historický ústav AV ČR v.v.i., Prague 2010, 158 x 215 mm, 618 pages

Bára - The Incredible Story of a Tower in stock

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This book tells the story of Bára tower, an original wooden structure designed by Martin Rajniš, built by a team of architects and carpenters, destroyed by a tornado, and reborn again. In Czech and English.

Zlatý řez, Prague 2010, 215 × 370 mm, Czech and English, 79 pages., ISBN 978-80-87068-06-9

Martin Rajniš in stock

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The book presents recent work of Martin Rajniš, a truly outstanding Czech architect, who pursues the possibilities of development of architecture that would be friendly both to people and nature.

Zlatý řez, 2008, reprinted 2009, 220 pages, Czech and English, ISBN 978-80-87068-02-1

D3A Airy architecture / Živá architektura in stock

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Interviews with the three principals and over 70 projects and realizations describe the evolution of their architecture against the backdrop of dynamic social, political and technological changes in the Czech Republic over the past 20 years.
Zlatý řez, Prague 2009, 220 × 165 mm, 264 pages, Czech and English, ISBN 978-80-87068-05-2

Bohumil Hrabal. A Full-length Portrait in stock

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Described by Parul Sehgal in the New York Times Book Review as “one of the great prose stylists of the twentieth century; the scourge of state censors; the gregarious bar hound and lover of gossip, beer, cats, and women (in roughly that order),” Bohumil Hrabal is one of the most important, most translated, and most idiosyncratic Czech authors.
Karolinum, Prague 2019, 140 pages, 145 x 205 mm, ISBN 978-80-246-3909-3

Prague - The City and its River in stock

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The appearance, character, and life in Prague has been from the beginning heavily influenced by Vlatava, river, whose flow has prepared the relief of the landscape for the settlement of the Prague basin and to later form a city, which grew into a metropolis.
Karolinum, Prague 2017, 200 x 260 mm, 200 pages, English, ISBN 978-80-246-3292-6

Trial by Theatre in stock

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The motto Národ sobě – “From the Nation to Itself” – inscribed over the proscenium arch of Prague’s National Theatre symbolizes the importance theatre holds for the Czechs.
Karolinum, Praha 2019, 320 str., 170 x 240 mm, ISBN 978-80-246-3953-6

A Czech Dreambook in stock

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It’s 1979 in Czechoslovakia, ten years into the crushing restoration of repressive communism known as normalization, and Ludvík Vaculík has writer’s block. On the advice of a friend, Vaculík begins to keep a diary: "a book about things, people and events.”
Karolinum, Prague 2019, 576 pages, 160 x 210 mm, ISBN 978-80-246-3852-2

A Typology of Conservation-Restoration in stock

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Efforts to move from the renovation of historic buildings to their conservation-restoration stem from a desire to see greater sensitivity applied in the care of historic monuments. This volume presents a selection of projects planned and executed by the architectural studio of Girsa and Hanzl.
Czech Technical University in Prague, Prague 2011, 157 pages, 235 x 280 mm, ISBN 978-80-0104-71-2

Adaptability as a Consequence of Ethnomobility in stock

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In the contemporary world, we can observe a mutual infiltration of cultures due to constant and intensive ethnomobility. There is not just a one-way adoption of cultural codes, as all interest parties are affected by multi-level cultural contacts.
National Museum, Prague 2012, 175 x 250 mm, 135 pages, ISBN 978-80-7036-368-3

African Performances in stock

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Mgr. Jana Jiroušková, PhD. is a historian and afrikanist. From 1990 to 1996 she studied at the Faculty of Arts of Charles University Department of History and in the years 1992 to 1998, afrikanistics and the Faculty of Arts.
National Museum, Prague 2016, 205 x 240 mm, 151 pages, ISBN 978-80-7036-506-9

Atlas of Egyptian Mummies in the Czech Collections I: Complete Adult Human Mummies in stock

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The present publication is the first one from the series Atlas of Egyptian Mummies in the Czech Collections, and brings the results of investigation of complete adult human mummies. An overview of coffins for adults, whether associated with any of the mummies or not, is also included.
National Museum, Prague 2016, 215 x 285 mm, 183 pages, ISBN 978-80-7036-514-4

Biedermeier: Art and Culture in the Bohemian Lands 1814 - 1848 in stock

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Czech and Moravian art of the first half of the nineteenth century reflects a distinctive artistic as well as ideological trend – Biedermeier. Although the Czech Biedermeier has been successfully presented abroad, no such show has yet taken place on home ground.
Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague and Gallery s.r.o., Prague 2014, 240 x 280 mm, 528 pages, 843, ISBN 978-80-7101-091-3

Castles of Hope in stock

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The life fates of the people who, during their childhood, experienced the Nazi extermination of the Jews, escaped the planned destruction and got into the castle sanatoriums of the Christian humanist Přemysl Pitter, written by Pavel Kohn and was first published in Czech in 2000.
L. Marek Publishing House, Prague 2018, 326 pages., 150 × 210 mm, ISBN 978-80-87127-91-9

Catalogue of Icons in stock

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Catalogue of Icons from the Collection of the formel N. P. Kondakov Institute in Prague.
Artefactum, Prague 1998, 160 x 235 mm, 216 pages, ISBN 80-902279-6-1

Conditions of Fieldwork in stock

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The objective of the book is the exploration of a diversity of conditions of fieldwork in non-European locations.
National Museum, Prague 2016, 205 x 245 mm, 112 pages, ISBN 978-80-7036-511-3

Estetika / The Central European Journal of Aesthetics, 2017/2 in stock

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Ústav dějin umění Akademie věd ČR, Praha 2017, 23 x 15,5 cm, 178 str., anglicky

Everyday Spooks in stock

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One of the most successful Czech prose books of the 60s, Everyday Spooks by Karel Michal has become famous by original satire aimed at everyday reality in the communist Czechoslovakia of the 50s and 60s.
Karolinum, Prague 2008, 150 x 210 mm, 226 str., ISBN 978-80-246-1494-6