(see also Czech Republic & Slovakia)
On the Web: Specialized Sites
Head, Anthony. "The tragedy of Lidice," History Today (6/02):44.
In the Library: Non-Fiction Books
de Candole, James. Czechoslovakia: The End of an Illusion (London: Alliance, 1993).
Leff, Carol Skalnik. The Czech & Slovak Republics: Nation vs. State (Boulder: Westview, 1996).
Sommer, Mark. Living in Freedom: the Exhilaration & Anguish of Prague’s Second Spring (San Francisco : Mercury House, 1992).
Spector, Scott. Prague Territories: National Conflict & Cultural Innovation in Franz Kafka's Fin de Siecle (Berkeley: U. California, 2003).
In the Library: Fiction
Kundera, Milan. The Joke (NY: HarperPerennial, 1993).
In the Library: For Young Readers
In the Library: Poetry
In the Library: Drama
In the Library: Photography
""Fighter" , dir. Amir Bar-Lev, 91m. From First Run Features. Two old friends, Czech survivors of Nazi occupation, return from American exile to revisit scenes of their youth.
"Kolya" , dir. Jan Sverák, 105m. In video stores.
"Prague Spring" [199?], by Deutsche Welle, 29m. Recalls Alexander Dubcek's popular attempt to liberalize regime in 1968, & Soviet repression.