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Selected Bibliography of English-language Print Resources for Czech Republic

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The Research Guide contains selected bibliographies of English-language print resources for Slavic and East European regions. The bibliographies are not meant to be comprehensive, but rather as starting points for researchers. The resources listed are available in the Yale University Libraries. For availability of the listed titles as well as vernacular resources, check the library catalog Orbis. Click on a country above to see its research guide.

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Bibliographies, catalogs and finding aids

Bohemian (Čech) bibliography; a finding list of writings in English relating to Bohemia and the Čechs, by Thomas Čapek and Anna Vostrovský Čapek. New York, Fleming H. Revell company, [1918]. 256 p.
Location: SML, Yale Classification Call Number: X545 918c

Czech and Slovak history : an American bibliography / compiled by George J. Kovtun; introduction by Stanley B. Winters. Washington [D.C.] : Library of Congress, 1996. 481 p.
Location: MUDD, Govt Documents LC 35.9:C 99/2

Czechoslovakia, a bibliographic guide / Rudolf Sturm. Washington, Library of Congress; 1967 [i.e. 1968] 157 p.
Location: SML, Stacks, Z2136 S89 (LC)

Libraries of the Czech Republic = Bibliotheken der Tschechischen Republik = Knihovny České republiky. Edition: 2nd rev. and enl. ed. [Prague] : Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic, 1999. 145 p.
Location: SML, Z795 A1 L53 1999 (LC)

Select bibliography on Czech history : books and articles 1990-1999 / compiled by Václava Horcáková, Kristina Rexová and Luboš Polanský; edited and introduced by Jaroslav Pánek. Prague: Institute of History, 2000. 333 p.
Location: SML, Stacks, Z2136 S45 2000 (LC)

Select bibliography on >Czech history : books and articles 2000-2004 / compiled by Václava Horčáková and Kristina Rexová ; edited and introduced by Jaroslav Pánek.  Prague : Institute of History, 2005. 373 p. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Location: SML, DB2063 .S45 2005 (LC)

General overviews

The Czech and Slovak republics : nation versus state / by Carol Skalnik Leff.  Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1997. 295 p.
Location: Bass Library, DB2238.7 L44X 1997 (LC)

Czech Republic / Vladka Edmondson with David Short, compilers. Oxford, England; Santa Barbara, Calif.: Clio Press, c1999. 430 p.
Location: SML, Starr Main Reference Rm Z2136 E36 1999 (LC), (Non-circulating)

The Czech Republic before the new millennium : politics, parties and gender / Steven Saxonberg. Boulder : East European Monographs ; New York : Distributed by Columbia University Press, 2003. 259 p.
Location: SML, DB2244.7 S295 2003 (LC)

Czech studies--literature, language, culture = C ̌eské studie--literatura jazyk, kultura / editor, Mojmír Grygar. Amsterdam ; Atlanta, Ga. : Rodopi, 1990. 336 p.
Location: SML, PG4025 C93 1990 (LC)

Czechoslovakia : a country study / Ihor Gawdiak . Washington, DC : Federal Research Division, Library of Congress, 1989. 429 p.
Location: SML, Starr Main Reference Rm DB2011 C94 1989 (LC), (Non-Circulating)  Electronic version

The Czechs and the lands of the Bohemian crown / Hugh LeCaine Agnew. Stanford, Calif. : Hoover Institution Press, Stanford University, 2004. 441 p.
Location: SML, DB2063 .A35X 2004 (LC)

From Good King Wenceslas to the Good Soldier Švejk : a dictionary of Czech popular culture / by Andrew Roberts. Published: Budapest ; New York : Central European University Press, 2005. 207 p.
Location: SML, DB2244 .R63X 2005 (LC)
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Prague pictures : portraits of a city / John Banville. New York : Bloomsbury, 2004. 244 p.
Location: SML, DB2614 .B36X 2004 (LC)

Arts, Language & Literature

The city of K. : Franz Kafka and Prague / [catalog editor] Juan Insua. [Barcelona] : Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona/Institut d’Edicions de la Diputació de Barcelona, 2002. 191 p.
Location: SML, Judaica Collection, PT2621.A26 Z7527 2002 Oversize (LC)

Czech literature / Arne Novák ; translated from the Czech by Peter Kussi ; edited with a suppl. by William E. Harkins. Ann Arbor : Michigan Slavic Publications, 1976. 375 p.
Location: SML, PG5001 N6313 (LC)

Czech literature at the turn of the millennium = Neue tschechische Literatur an der Jahrtausendwende / ed. by Radim Kopač. Prague : Published by the Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic, 2003. 181, [2] p.
Location: SML, Z2135.5 .C94 2003 (LC)+ Oversize

Czech modernism, 1900-1945 / exhibition curators: Jaroslav Anděl, Anne Wilkes Tucker, Alison de Lima Greene ... [et al.]. Houston : Museum of Fine Arts ; Boston : Bulfinch Press, 1989. 263 p.
Location: LSF- click "Place Requests" for delivery to any Yale library, NX571 C9 C94 1989 (LC)+ Oversize

Czech plays : modern Czech drama / selected and introduced by Barbara Day. London : N. Hern Books, 1994. 224 p.
Location: ART AND ARCHITECTURE Library, PG5145 E5 C94 1994 (LC)
Location: SML, PG5145 E5 C94 1994 (LC)

Daylight in nightclub inferno : Czech fiction from the post-Kundera generation / edited and introduced by Elena Lappin. North Haven, Conn. : Catbird Press, 1997. 306 p.
Location: SML, PG5145 E8 D39X 1997 (LC)

The glory of the Baroque in Bohemia : essays on art, culture and society in the 17th and 18th centuries / Vít Vlnas (ed.) ; [translation, Anna Bryson ... et. al. ; editing, Barbara Day, Gerald Turner]. [Prague] : National Gallery in Prague, [2001]. 355 p.
Location: ART AND ARCHITECTURE Library, N6828.5.B37 G5 2001 (LC)+ Oversize

The good soldier Svejk and his fortunes in the World War, [by] Jaroslav Hasek, a new and unabridged translation from the Czech by Cecil Parrott, with the original illustrations by Josef Lada. London, Heinemann, 1973. 752 p.
Location: Bass Library, PG5038 H37 O813 L33 (LC)

Karel Teige, 1900-1951 : l’enfant terrible of the Czech modernist avant-garde / edited by Eric Dluhosch and Rostislav Švácha. Cambridge, MA : MIT Press, 1999. 418 p.
Location: ART AND ARCHITECTURE Library, NJ18 T2255 K37 FMR 9012 1999 (LC)+ Oversize

The last flowers of the Middle Ages : from the Gothic to the Renaissance in Moravia and Silesia / Ivo Hlobil (editor) ; in cooperation with Ladislav Daniel ... [et al.]. Olomouc, Czech Republic : Muzeum uměnı́ Olomouc : Brno : Moravská galerie v Brně, 2000. 335 p.
Location: ART AND ARCHITECTURE Library, N6826 .O313 2000 (LC)+ Oversize

Linguistic authority, language ideology, and metaphor : the Czech orthography wars / by Neil Bermel. Berlin ; New York : Mouton de Gruyter, 2007. 369 p.
Location: SML, Stacks, LC Classification Call Number: PG4141 .B47X 2007
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Location: Yale Internet Resource

The Linden tree; an anthology of Czech and Slovak literature, 1890-1960 / [edited by Mojmír Otruba and Zdenĕk Pesat. Translated by Edith Pargeter et al. Prague, Artia, 1962. 403 p.
Location: Bass Library, PG5145 E1 L55 (LC)

Modern Czech theatre : reflector and conscience of a nation / Jarka M. Burian. Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, 2000. 265 p.
Location: SML, PN2859 C9 B84X 2000 (LC)

Prague 1900 : poetry and ecstasy / editors, Edwin Becker, Roman Prahl, Petr Wittlich ; authors, Michael Huig ... [et al.]. Amsterdam : Van Gogh Museum ; Zwolle : Waanders Uitgevers, 1999. 227 p.
Location: ART AND ARCHITECTURE Library, N6833 P72 P637X 1999 (LC)+ Oversize

Prague, 20th century architecture / editors: Michal Kohout, Vladimir Šlapeta, Stephan Templ ; translation: Joy Moss-Kohoutova, Howard Sidenberg. Edition: 2nd., expanded ed. Praha : Zlatý řez, 2008. 220 p.
Location: SML, NA1033.P7 P73 2008 (LC)

Prague : a traveler’s literary companion / edited by Paul Wilson. San Francisco : Whereabouts Press, 1995. 242 p.
Location: SML, DB2614 P73X 1995 (LC)

Prague : the Crown of Bohemia, 1347-1437 / edited by Barbara Drake Boehm and Jiri Fajt. New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2005. 306 p.
Location: ART AND ARCHITECTURE Library, N6833.P72 P73X 2005 (LC)+ Oversize

Readings in Czech / [edited by] Michael Heim, Zlata Meyerstein, Dean Worth.  Columbus, Ohio, USA : Slavica Publishers, 1985. 147 p.
Location: SML, PG4117 R43 1985 (LC)

This side of reality : modern Czech writing / edited by Alexandra Büchler. London : New York, NY : Serpent’s Tail, 1996. 230 p.
Location: SML, PG5145 E8 T48X 1996 (LC)

A thousand years of Czech culture / riches from the National Museum in Prague.  Winston-Salem, N.C. : Old Salem ; Prague : National Museum ; Seattle, WA : Distributed by University of Washington Press, 1996. 166 p.
Location: LSF- click "Place Requests" for delivery to any Yale library, DB2035 N37X 1996 (LC)+ Oversize

The Writing on the wall : an anthology of contemporary Czech literature / edited by Peter Kussi and Antonin Liehm. Princeton : Karz-Cohl Pub., 1983. 252 p.
Location: SML, PG5145 E8 W74 1983 (LC)

History

Bohemia in history / edited by Mikuláš Teich. Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1998. 389 p.
Location: Bass Library, DB2005 B64X 1998 (LC)

The coasts of Bohemia : a Czech history / Derek Sayer ;translations from the Czech by Alena Sayer. Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 1998. 442 p.
Location: SML, DB2063 S28X 1998 (LC)

The crusade against heretics in Bohemia, 1418-1437 : sources and documents for the Hussite crusades / Thomas A. Fudge. Aldershot ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2002. 419 p.
Location: Bass Library, DB2105 .F84 2002 (LC)

Czech historiography in the 1990s / edited by Jaroslav Pánek. Prague : Institute of History, 2001. 291 p.
Location: SML, DB193 H67 7-8 (LC)

Czech nationalism in the nineteenth century / John F.N. Bradley. Boulder [Colo.] : East European Monographs ; New York : Distributed by Columbia University Press, 1984. 153 p.
Location: SML, Stacks, LC Classification Call Number: DB2178.7 B73 1984

Czech, German, and noble : status and national identity in Habsburg Bohemia / Rita Krueger. New York : Oxford University Press, 2009. 290 p.
Location: LSF- click "Place Requests" for delivery to any Yale library, DB2167 .K78X 2009
Also available: Online book, access is available to the Yale community.

The Czech renascence of the nineteenth, century; essays presented to Otakar Odloz ̌ilík in honour of his seventieth birthday / edited by Peter Brock & H. Gordon Skilling. [Toronto] : University of Toronto Press, [1970]. 345 p.
Location: Bass Library, DB205 C94 (LC)

The Czechoslovak Legion in Russia, 1914-1920 / John F.N. Bradley. Boulder : East European Monographs ; New York : Distributed by Columbia University Press, 1991.  156 p.
Location: SML, D558 B6713 1991 (LC)

Czechoslovakia, 1918-92 : a laboratory for social change / Jaroslav Krejčí and Pavel Machonin. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire : Macmillan ; New York : St. Martin’s Press, 1996. 266 p.
Location: LSF- click "Place Requests" for delivery to any Yale library, DB2188.7 K73X 1996

Czechoslovakia between Stalin and Hitler : the diplomacy of Edvard Beneš in the 1930s / Igor Lukes. New York : Oxford University Press, 1996. 318 p.
Location: SML, DB2078 G3 L85X 1996 (LC)

Czechoslovakia : the state that failed / Mary Heimann. New Haven : Yale University Press, 2009. 406 p.
Location: Bass Library, DD901.B78 .H465X 2009 (LC)

Czechoslovakia’s velvet revolution : a political analysis / JohnF. N. Bradley. Boulder : East European monographs, 1992. 140, [56] p.
Location: Bass Library, DB2238.7 B734 1991 (LC)

The Czechs and the lands of the Bohemian crown / Hugh LeCaine Agnew. Stanford, Calif. : Hoover Institution Press, Stanford University, 2004. 441 p.
Location: SML, DB2063 .A35X 2004 (LC)

The Czechs during World War I : the path to independence / H. Louis Rees. Boulder : East European Monographs ; New York : Distributed by Columbia University Press, 1992. 170 p.
Location: SML, DB2177 R44 1992 (LC)

The Czechs in America, 1633-1977 : a chronology & fact book / compiled and edited by Vera Laska. Dobbs Ferry, N.Y. : Oceana Publications, 1978. 152 p.
Location: SML, E184 B67 C99 (LC)

The doomed democracy: Czechoslovakia in a disrupted Europe, 1914-38. Translated by George Theiner. Montreal : McGill-Queen’s University Press, 1972. 276 p.
Location: Bass Library, DB215 O4313 (LC)

The end of Czechoslovakia / edited by Jiří Musil. Budapest ; London : Central European University Press, 1995. 283 p.
Location: SML, DB2227.5 E53 1993 (LC)

Facing history : the evolution of Czech-German relations in the Czech provinces, 1848-1948 / Zdeněk Beneš ... [et al.] ; editors, Zdeněk Beneš, Václav Kural. Prague : Gallery for the Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic, 2002. 335 p.
Location: SML, DB2042.G4 F334 2002 (LC)>

Flag wars and stone saints : how the Bohemian lands became Czech / Nancy M. Wingfield. Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2007. 353 p.
Location: SML, DB2176 .W65X 2007 (LC)

Hastening toward Prague : power and society in the medieval Czech lands / Lisa Wolverton. Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 2001. 406 p.
Location: SML, DB2082.5 W65X 2001 (LC)

Historical dictionary of the Czech Republic / Jirí Hochman. Lanham, Md : Scarecrow Press, 1997. 203 p.
Location: SML, Stacks, DB2007 H63X 1997 (LC)

Historical dictionary of the Czech State / Rick Fawn and Jiří Hochman. 2nd ed.  Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2010. 354 p.
Location: SML, Slavic Reading Room Reference, DB2007 .H63X 2010 (LC)

The Hussite revolution, 1424-1437 / F.M. Bartoš. Edition: English ed. / prepared by John M. Klasssen. Boulder : East European Monographs ; New York : Distributed by Columbia University Press, 1986. 204 p.
Location: SML, DB2106 B3713 1986 (LC)

Letters from Prague, 1939-1941 / compiled by Raya Czerner Schapiro, Helga Czerner Weinberg. Chicago, Ill. : Academy Chicago Publishers, 1991. 218 p.
Location: SML, DS135 C96 P7454X 1991 (LC)

The letters of John Hus; translated from the Latin and the Czech by Matthew Spinka. Manchester : Manchester University Press; [Totowa, N.J.] : Rowman and Littlefield, 1972. 233 p.
Location: MUDD-click "Place Requests" for delivery to any Yale library, LK73 H95 A3 1972

My war memoirs. by Dr. Eduard Beneš, Translated from the Czech, by Paul Selver.  Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1928. 512 p.
Location: LSF- click "Place Requests" for delivery to any Yale library, DB217 B3 A3213 (LC)

National conflict in Czechoslovakia : the making and remaking of the state, 1918-1987 / Carol Skalnik Leff. Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c1988. 304 p.
Location: LSF- click "Place Requests" for delivery to any Yale library, DB2187 .L44 1988

Origins of the Czech national renascence / Hugh LeCaine Agnew. Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, 1993. 338 p.
Location: SML, DB2168 A34X 1993 (LC)

Prague in black : Nazi rule and Czech nationalism / Chad Bryant. Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2007. 378 p.
Location: SML, DB2208.7 .B79X 2007 (LC)

Prague in black and gold : scenes from the life of a European city / Peter Demetz.  New York : Hill and Wang, 1997. 411 p.
Location: Bass Library, DB2626 D46X 1997 (LC)

Prague territories : national conflict and cultural innovation in Franz Kafka’s fin de siècle / Scott Spector. Berkeley, CA : University of California Press, 2000. 331 p.
Location: SML, PT3838.5 P7 S64 2000 (LC)

President Edvard Beneš : between East and West, 1938-1948 / Edward Taborsky.  Stanford, Calif. : Hoover Institution Press, 1981. 299 p.
Location: SML, DB2191 B45 T3 (LC)

Questions of identity : Czech and Slovak ideas of nationality and personality / Robert B. Pynsent. Budapest ; New York : Central European University Press, 1994. 244 p.
Location: SML, PG5003.2 N36 P95X 1994 (LC)

Resistance and revolution : Václav Havel’s Czechoslovakia / Rob McRae. Ottawa : Carleton University Press, 1997. 331 p.
Location: SML, DB2228.7 M273 1997 (LC)

Rudolf II and Prague : the court and the city / edited by Eliška Fučíková ... [et al.]  Prague : Prague Castle Administration ; London ; New York : Thames and Hudson, 1997. 792 p.
Location: SML, NX571 C94 R8337X 1997 (LC)+ Oversize

Sentenced & tried: the Stalinist purges in Czechoslovakia, [by] Eugene Loebl. With a postscript by Dušan Pokorny, translated [from the German] by Maurice Michael. London, Elek, 1969. 272 p.
Location: LSF- click "Place Requests" for delivery to any Yale library, DB215.5 L64

Contemporary Czech Republic

Critical essays on Václav Havel / edited by Marketa Goetz-Stankiewicz and Phyllis Carey. New York : G.K. Hall : Twayne, 1999. 297 p.
Location: SML, DB2241 H38 C75X 1999 (LC)

Czech Republic : the first elections in the new republic, 1992-1996 : analyses, documents and data / Zdenka Mansfeldová, ed. Berlin : Edition Sigma, 2003. 369 p.
Location: SML, JN2228 .C94 2003 (LC)

Local communities and post-communist transformation : Czechoslovakia, the Czech Republic and Slovakia / edited by Simon Smith. London ; New York : Routledge Curzon, 2003. 223 p.
Location: SML, HN420.3.A8 L63X 2003 (LC)

Ready for democracy? : civic culture and civility with a focus on Czech society / Martina Klicperová-Baker, editor. Prague : Institute of Psychology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, 1999. 269 p.
Location: SML, HN420.3 A8 R4X 1999 (LC)

The Sudeten German question and Czechoslovak-German relations since 1989 / Timothy Burcher. London [Eng.] : Royal United Services Institute for Defense Studies, 1996. 57 p.
Location: SML, DB2500 S94 B87X 1996 (LC)

Journals

Czech business and trade. Published: Praha : Czech Ministry of Industry and Trade, 1994-  
Location: MUDD-click "Place Requests" for delivery to any Yale library                
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Czech music [electronic resource] . Praha : Music Information Center of the Czech Music Foundation, 1995-  
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