The Czechs and the Lands of the Bohemian Crown [NOOK Book]

Overview

In this first up-do-date, single volume history of the Czechs, Agnew provides an introduction to the major themes and contours of Czech history for the general reader—from prehistory and the first Slavs to the Czech Republic's entry into the European Union.
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The Czechs and the Lands of the Bohemian Crown

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Overview

In this first up-do-date, single volume history of the Czechs, Agnew provides an introduction to the major themes and contours of Czech history for the general reader—from prehistory and the first Slavs to the Czech Republic's entry into the European Union.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780817944933
  • Publisher: Hoover Institution Press
  • Publication date: 9/24/2004
  • Series: Hoover Institution Press Publication
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 472
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Hugh Agnew is an associate professor of history and international affairs and associate dean of Academic Programs at the Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University. Recognized as an expert in Eastern European history, he has appeared on C-SPAN, Voice of America's Czech service, and Radio Prague.
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Table of Contents

# List of Illustrations# List of Maps# List of Tables# Foreword—Wayne S. Vucinich# Preface# List of Abbreviations# A Guide to Czech Pronunciation# Chapter 1: Maps, Epochs, Seers, and Saints# Chapter 2: Dukes and Kings# Chapter 3: King Foreigner and Pater Patriae# Chapter 4: Kingdom of Heretics, or, Against All# Chapter 5: Recovery and Renaissance# Chapter 6: Rebellion and Catastrophe# Chapter 7: Reform, Revolution, and Reaction# Chapter 8: The "Springtime of Nations"# Chapter 9: Viribus Unitis# Chapter 10: Fin-de-Siècle and Empire’s End# Chapter 11: An Island of Democracy?# Chapter 12: From One Totalitarianism to Another
# Chapter 13: Victorious February and Tragic August# Chapter 14: The Gray Years# Chapter 15: Velvet Revolution to Velvet Divorce# Chapter 16: Alone at Last# Notes# Bibliography# Index
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