Prague in Black and Gold: The History of a City

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From the Velvet Revolution to the disturbing world of Franz Kafka, from the devestation of the Thirty Years War to the musical elegance of Mozart and Dvorak, Prague is steeped in a wealth of history and culture. PRAGUE IN BLACK AND GOLD is a first class history of this unique city, allowing us to unravel layer upon layer of startlingly symbolic sites and buidings to reveal the real Prague. "PRAGUE IN BLACK AND GOLD is an exceptional work - and exceptionally reliable ... I am sure that thiswill be an important and exciting guide for all who wish to learn more about the famous people and important events in the history of the Czech lands and their capital" Ivan Klima, The Times

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Peter Demetz is Professor Emeritus of German and Comparative Literature at Yale Universiry. He grew up in Prague but fled Czechoslovakia in 1949, settling in the United States. "The author is a master of digressions, a brilliant raconteur whom we follow gladly on his intellectual rambles ... As a guide in these treacherous waters, he inspires total trust" Spectator

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