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Prague, Capital of the Twentieth Century

A Surrealist History

Prague, Capital of the Twentieth Century( )
Author: Sayer, Derek
ISBN:978-0-691-04380-7
Publication Date:Apr 2013
Publisher:Princeton University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $35.00
Book Description:

Setting out to recover the roots of modernity in the boulevards, interiors, and arcades of the "city of light," Walter Benjamin dubbed Paris "the capital of the nineteenth century." In this eagerly anticipated sequel to his acclaimed Coasts of Bohemia: A Czech History, Derek Sayer argues that Prague could well be seen as the capital of the much darker twentieth century. Ranging across twentieth-century Prague's astonishingly vibrant and always surprising human landscape, this...
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Book Details
Pages:624
Detailed Subjects: History / Europe / Eastern
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.201 x 9.087 x 1.802 Inches
Book Weight:2.562 Pounds



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