Prague in Black and Gold: The History of a City

Prague in Black and Gold : The History of a City - Book
Author: Peter Demetz
Category: History / Prague
Language: English
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN-10: 014026888X
ISBN-13: 9780140268881
Publication Year: 1998
Book Format: Paperback
Pages: 432

Prague in Black and Gold: The History of a City Peter Demetz

Peter Demetz is an American literature scholar of German-Jewish-Czech descent, born in Prague in 1922. At the time of his birth, Prague was the capital city of the newly established Czechoslovak state.

The history of Prague covers more than a thousand years and spans many epochs. The author presents the incredibly rich history of the city his of birth, from its ancient beginnings, through its golden age during the reign of Charles IV, to the times of the Velvet Revolution.

The book is written in a light-handed style with a personal touch, which makes it a very enjoyable read.

If you are visiting Prague and are interested in history, this book will provide excellent background information and will help you understand the uniqueness of this fascinating city at the heart of Europe.

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Author: Peter Demetz
Category: History / Prague
Language: English
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN-10: 014026888X
ISBN-13: 9780140268881
Publication Year: 1998
Book Format: Paperback
Pages: 432
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