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A Concise History of Slovakia

Prehľadné dejiny Slovenska od najstarších čias až po súčasnosť v anglickom jazyku.

A History of Burning

One family's search for a better life: an immersive, kaleidoscopic debut for fans of Half of a Yellow Sun, Homegoing and Pachinko 'Vast and intricate, alight with love and contained fury, A History of Burning is a towering debut by a phenomenal writer.

A History of Masculinity

'Exhilarating . . . a work of scholarship, but also inspiration. . . Go and read Jablonka and change the world' Christina Patterson, Sunday Times 'An unexpected bestseller in France. . . it has sparked conversations' Challenges A highly acclaimed, bestselling work from one of France's preeminent historians

A History of Pictures

'I won't read a more interesting book all year... utterly fascinating' A. N. Wilson, Sunday Times 'Enormously good-humoured and entertaining... Hockney asks big questions about the nature of picture-making and the relationship between painters and photography in a way that no other contemporary artists seems to.' Andrew Marr, New Statesman A new, compact edition of David Hockney and Martin Gayford's brilliantly original book, with a revised final chapter and three entirely new Hockney artworks ...

A Little History of Poetry

A vital, engaging, and hugely enjoyable guide to poetry, from ancient times to the present, by one of our greatest champions of literature The Times and Sunday Times, Best Books of 2020 "[A] fizzing, exhilarating book."-Sebastian Faulks, Sunday Times What is poetry? If music is sound organized in a particular way, poetry is a way of organizing language.

A Brief History of Neoliberalism

Neoliberalism - the doctrine that market exchange is an ethic in itself, capable of acting as a guide for all human action - has become dominant in both thought and practice throughout much of the world since 1970 or so. Its spread has depended upon a reconstitution of state powers such that privatization, finance, and market processes are emphasized.

A Short History of Humanity

Humanity has often found itself on the precipice. We've survived and thrived because we've never stopped moving...

Castles, Palaces and Manor Houses - Slovakia. The History of Stone

Výpravná kniha plná fotografií od Ladislava Struhára. Nádherné farebné fotografie našich hradov, zámkov a kaštieľov dopĺňa stručný text Stanislava Bellana.

A Taste of Slovakia 2 - Autumn

'A Taste of Slovakia' is much more than a collection of traditional Slovak recipes. It's a colourful journey into this small country's culture, the customs that evolve around cooking and eating, as well as history of some typical ingredients.

A Natural History of the Future

Over the past century, our species has made unprecedented technological innovations with which we have sought to control nature. In A Natural History of the Future, biologist Rob Dunn argues that such efforts are futile.

A History of the Czech Lands

A History Of The Czech Lands podává soustavný výklad naší historie od pravěku až po vstup České republiky do Evropské unie v roce 2004. Kniha sleduje vývoj českého státu a národa, stejně jako menšin žijících na českém území, zejména Židů, Němců, Slováků a Poláků.

A History of the Czech Lands

Elektronická kniha A History of the Czech Lands:A History Of The Czech Lands podává soustavný výklad naší historie od pravěku až po vstup České republiky do Evropské unie v roce 2004. Kniha sleduje vývoj českého státu a národa, stejně jako menšin žijících na českém území, zejména Židů, Němců, Slováků a Poláků. Osu výkladu tvoří proměny státu (včetně území, která k němu patřila jen dočasně) a společnosti v něm žijící, ale pozornost je věnována rovněž kultuře, náboženství, populačnímu vývoji a...

A Brief History of Living Forever

'Inventive and heartfelt, this dystopian take on the immigrant experience and the American Dream packs a walloping punch' Esquire An audacious novel set in near-future America, from the critically acclaimed author of SPACEMAN OF BOHEMIA.

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

The Sunday Times Top Ten Bestseller The New York Times Top Ten Bestseller Planet Earth is 4.5 billion years old. In just a fraction of that time, one species among countless others has conquered it.

A History of the Czech Lands

Kniha podává soustavný výklad naší historie od pravěku až po vstup České republiky do Evropské unie v roce 2004. Kniha sleduje vývoj českého státu a národa, stejně jako menšin žijících na českém území, zejména Židů, Němců, Slováků a Poláků.

Voices of History

A new, updated edition including new speeches from Queen Elizabeth II and John Boyega in the year 2020. This collection of extraordinary speeches ranges from ancient times to the twenty-first century.

History of Information Graphics

In the age of big data and digital distribution, when news travel ever further and faster and media outlets compete for a fleeting slice of online attention, information graphics have swept center stage. At once nuanced and neat, they distill abstract ideas, complex statistics, and cutting-edge discoveries into succinct, compelling, and masterful designs.

In Quest of History

Dialog Karla Hvížďaly, novináře-zvědavce z Prahy, s Jiřím Přibáněm, právním filosofem z britského Cardiffu, nad uzlovými body naší historie, ku příležitosti 100. výročí republiky, v širokém teritoriálním i časovém kontextu od 9. do 21. století. Toto rozpětí umožnilo nahlédnout do minulosti a ptát se, proč a jak jsme v různých dobách vnímali a chápali naše dějiny a co to znamená pro naši přítomnost i budoucnost. S tímto hledáním je spojena i snaha zbavit se redukce dějin na projekční plátno naši...

A Taste of Slovakia 3 - Winter

The third book of this award-winning series is about winter in the Slovak kitchen. It will take you from the Advent season and the folklore of witches' days through the art of medovníky and oblátky baking to the festive days of Christmas and a complete Christmas dinner menu.

Slovakia. A European Story

This book, unique of its kind, informs the reader about the history and development of Slovakia and the Slovaks. The chapters focus on Slovakia’s political history as a nation living under Hungarian rule; the formation of a common democratic state with the Czechs since 1918; the subsequent fall of that state, destroyed by successive dictatorships imposed from abroad, and its eventual restoration.

Africa: A Modern History

The end of World War II signaled the end of the European African empires. In 1945, four African countries were independent; by 1963, 30 African states created the Organization of African Unity.

Lost Kingdom : A History of Russian Nationalism - Sehrii Plokhy

An astonishingly wide-ranging history of Russian nationalism chronicling Russia's yearning for Empire and how it has affected its politics for centuriesIn 2014, Russia annexed Crimea and attempted to seize a portion of Ukraine. While the world watched in outrage, this violation of national sovereignty was in fact only the latest iteration of a centuries-long effort to expand Russian boundaries and create a pan-Russian nation. In Lost Kingdom, award-winning historian Serhii Plokhy argues that we...

India. A Short History

India has had many histories. To pilgrims from ancient China, India was the birthplace of the Buddha; to Alexander the Great it was a land of clever naked philosophers and indomitable, elephantine armies.

Queer. A Graphic History

'Queer: A Graphic History Could Totally Change the Way You Think About Sex and Gender' Vice Activist-academic Meg-John Barker and cartoonist Julia Scheele illuminate the histories of queer thought and LGBTQ+ action in this groundbreaking non-fiction graphic novel. From identity politics and gender roles to privilege and exclusion, Queer explores how we came to view sex, gender and sexuality in the ways that we do; how these ideas get tangled up with our culture and our understanding of biology,...

Abstract Art. A Global History

Taking a radically new approach to the history of abstract painting, Pepe Karmel applies a scholarly yet fresh vision to reconsider the history of abstraction from a global perspective and to demonstrate that abstraction is embedded in the real world. Moving beyond the orthodox canonical terrain of abstract art, he surveys artists from across the globe, examining their work from the point of view of content rather than form.

A History Of The World In 10 1/2 Chapters

Winner of the Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2011 Beginning with an unlikely stowaway's account of life on board Noah's Ark, A History of the World in 101/2 Chapters presents a surprising and subversive fictional-history of earth told from several kaleidoscopic perspectives. Noah disembarks from his ark but he and his Voyage are not forgotten: they are revisited in on other centuries and other climes - by a Victorian spinster mourning her father, by an American astronaut on an obsessive personal ...

The History of the Musical (EN)

TOP cena! 9,00 EUR/227 Kč (11,00 EUR/277 Kč)A major production for Naxos AudioBooks and a unique Audiobook, this bold and entertaining undertaking traces the musical from its origins in classical music (Gay’s The Beggar’s Opera, Offenbach’s operettas and Gilbert and Sullivan) through to its flowering in America; Showboat, Anything Goes, High Society, Guys and Dolls, Oklahoma, West Side Story, The Sound of Music, Oliver, Cabaret, A Little Night Music, The Rocky Horror Show, The Phantom of the Op...

Great Villas of Slovakia

Publikace představuje 64 vil a rodinných sídel, postavených od 18. století do současnosti, ale i římské vily, pocházející z 2. až 3. století. Jedná se o průřez vilovou architekturou celé Slovenské republiky. Osou publikace Slavné vily Slovenska jsou tvořivé a životní příběhy architektů a stavebníků i příběhy jednotlivých domů.

Premeny Slovenska / Transformations of Slovakia

"Slovensko sa v pohľade dvoch mladých fotografov, Borisa Németha a Jána Viazaničku, javí ako krajina príkrych kontrastov, ani nie tak sociálnych ako kultúrnych a vizuálnych." Aurel Hrabušický "Through the eye of two young photographers, Boris Németh and Ján Viazanička, Slovakia looks like a country of strong contrasts, visual but mostly social and cultural ones." Aurel Hrabušický Texts in Slovak and English

History of the World in 100 Animals

A powerful and fascinating insight into the 100 animals - from the blue whale to the mosquito - that have had the biggest influence on humanity through the ages. We are not alone.

Making History

'A huge, fizzing omnium-gatherum of a book . . . marvellous' Daily Telegraph 'Witty, wise and elegant . . . a classic of history itself' The Spectator 'Grave and witty, suave yet pointed . . . full of energy' Hilary Mantel 'An enthralling investigation . . . consistently entertaining' The Times 'Epic . . . whatever Cohen writes about he writes about with brio' New Yorker Who writes the past? And how do the biases of storytellers - whether Julius Caesar, William Shakespeare or Simon Schama - in...

A Crisis of European Identity: In the Mirror of Central Europe and Slovakia

Samuel Abrahám studied political science and political theory at the University of Toronto and Carleton University in Ottawa. In 1995 he returned to his native Slovakia, where he founded and edited the journal Kritika a kontext.

The Japanese. A History in Twenty Lives

A SUNDAY TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR 2020 'Mightily impressive ... a marvellous read' Sunday Times From the acclaimed author of Japan Story, this is the history of Japan, distilled into the stories of twenty remarkable individuals. The vivid and entertaining portraits in Chris Harding's enormously enjoyable new book take the reader from the earliest written accounts of Japan right through to the life of the current empress, Masako. We encounter shamans and warlords, poets and revolutionaries, scient...

The History of the World in 100 Plants

From the author of The History of the World in 100 Animals, a BBC Radio Four Book of the Week, comes an inspirational new book that looks at the 100 plants that have had the greatest impact on humanity, stunningly illustrated throughout. As humans, we hold the planet in the palms of ours hands.

Picturesque Slovakia

Despite its interesting and turbulent history and breathtaking natural beauty, Slovakia remains one of the best kept secrets in Europe. Leafing through this book full of fascinating photographs of renowned photographer Laco Struhár is the next best thing to travelling the country to observe its scenic splendor.

Small History of Great Events in Czechoslovakia After 1948, 1968 and 1989

The basic historical events in Slovakia after the 1948 writen by modern and most iinfluential Slovak historiographers, scientists and editors.

Slovakia 2006 - A Global Report on the State of Society

Domestic politicsand the party system, elections in 2006, rule of low, legislation, and application of law, human rights, ethnic minorities, the Roma, public Administration, etc...

Slovakia (Spectacular Slovakia)

A helping hand in the heart of Europe. With the majestic High Tatras and their gleaming mountain lakes up north, a network of wild caves to the east, and the ever-changing capital of Bratislava, referred to as “a vivacious young professional jet-setting around Europe” by travel writer Rick Steves, to the west, Slovakia is a truly spectacular country.

Slovensko, automobilová krajina - Slovakia, A Country Of Automobiles - Milan Paprčka a kolektív

Táto kniha vám na unikátnych fotografiách ukáže slovenské cesty od západu až po východ a tiež krásne autá, ktoré tu vznikli.