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Flag Wars and Stone Saints

How the Bohemian Lands Became Czech

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$75.50 • £60.95 • €68.00

ISBN 9780674025820

Publication Date: 10/31/2007


374 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

35 halftones, 3 maps


  • List of Maps and Illustrations
  • List of Abbreviations
  • Introduction
  • 1. Imagining the Emperor: Statues of Joseph II as Sites of German Identity
  • 2. The Battle Joined: Protesting the Badeni Language Ordinances
  • 3. The Moravians Compromise?: Czechs, Germans, and the Question of a Second Czech University
  • 4. Centers and Peripheries: The Francis Joseph Jubilees
  • 5. National Myths and the Consolidation of the Czechoslovak State
  • 6. Pomp and Circumstances: Commemorations and the Construction of National Memory
  • 7. The Politics of Sound: “Talkies” and Anti-German Demonstrations in Prague
  • 8. The Attempt to Construct a German Community
  • 9. The Politics of Memory in Postwar Czechoslovakia
  • Epilogue
  • Notes
  • Index

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