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Culture and customs of the Czech Republic and Slovakia

Author: Craig Stephen Cravens
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2006.
Series: Culture and customs of Europe.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses the traditions, culture, religion, media, literature, and arts of the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cravens, Craig Stephen, 1965-
Culture and customs of the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2006
(OCoLC)607770330
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Craig Stephen Cravens
ISBN: 0313334129 9780313334122
OCLC Number: 67240291
Description: xv, 187 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Land, people, and history --
Thought and religion --
Marriage, women, gender, and education --
Holidays, customs, and leisure activities --
Cuisine and fashion --
Literature --
Media and cinema --
Performing arts --
Painting --
Architecture.
Series Title: Culture and customs of Europe.
Responsibility: Craig Cravens.
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The Czech Republic and Slovakia share fundamental similarities in language and culture, but they never managed to create a common national Czechoslovak identity, after being merged in 1918 when the  Read more...

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