New Earth Media Legends of Prague

ISBN 13: 9780966223705

Legends of Prague

 
9780966223705: Legends of Prague

Be a witness to the history of Central Europe through the legends of one of the most enchanting cities in the world: Prague, capital of the Czech Republic. Its history and tales come to life in a stunning multimedia production. Jewels of Bohemian culture, its architecture, arts and traditions, reveal themselves though in-depth articles, historical illustrations and superb photography.

Created in conjunction with leading Czech institutions, much of the archive material on this groundbreaking CD-ROM has never been published before. Extensive video-clips and mini-documentaries show Prague present and past Famous Czech personalities are immortalized on rare archive recordings. Listen and see historic events such as the advent of Communism, the uprisings of 1945 in the final days of WWII and the Warsaw Pact invasion.

Interactive walks let you stroll through the city's ancient neighborhoods. Choose where you want to go, take breaks at famous watering holes and sneak peeks up alleys into a world unlike any other.

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From the Publisher:

We made this CD-ROM so that it would not only appeal to someone who has yet to see Prague firsthand but also to natives who are interested in owning a piece of their history. It's the kind of publication that you can go back to time and again and always find something new. Whether you want to hear a great speech in Czech or see what it must have been like in the Velvet Revolution, or simply take a walk in those famous winding streets, this is the only product that will let you do that.

It took a great deal of time and energy to bring this amazing material together and it could only have been done by people who knew and loved this city. Most of all, it was created in a manner in keeping with the style and timelessness of Prague: in short, we believe Legends is a classic all on its own.

About the Author:

Legends of Prague article authors include well-known Czech historians and cooperation with some of the leading institutions of the city, such as Jewish Museum, City of Prague Museum and Czech Radio.

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