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Introduction

Prague emerged relatively unscathed from World War II and the Cold War and continues to offer an array of stunning architecture from many periods including Romanesque, Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque. This culturally rich city of about 1.3 million people, with relatively inexpensive concerts, opera and theater, has become one of the cosmopolitan hubs of Central Europe.

It now faces the challenges of tourism, rising socioeconomic inequality, and historical preservation in the midst of rapid modernization. In and beyond the capital city, the Czech Republic’s peoples continue to negotiate relations with the European Union, as well as the environmental, economic and social legacies of the socialist era.

Students will discover myriad opportunities for cross-cultural learning. Situated in the heart of Europe, Prague is only a few hours away from other cultural centers such as Vienna, Warsaw, Berlin, and Budapest. Founded in 1348, Charles University is one of the oldest universities in the world and has a 35-member Department of Social Geography.

[Source: Geography Off-Campus Study, 03/24/2016]

 

Prague emerged relatively unscathed from World War II and the Cold War and continues to offer an array of stunning architecture from many periods including Romanesque, Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque. This culturally rich city of about 1.3 million people, with relatively inexpensive concerts, opera and theater, has become one of the cosmopolitan hubs of Central Europe.

It now faces the challenges of tourism, rising socioeconomic inequality, and historical preservation in the midst of rapid modernization. In and beyond the capital city, the Czech Republic’s peoples continue to negotiate relations with the European Union, as well as the environmental, economic and social legacies of the socialist era.

Students will discover myriad opportunities for cross-cultural learning. Situated in the heart of Europe, Prague is only a few hours away from other cultural centers such as Vienna, Warsaw, Berlin, and Budapest. Founded in 1348, Charles University is one of the oldest universities in the world and has a 35-member Department of Social Geography.

- See more at: http://geography.dartmouth.edu/campus-study#sthash.8gmjGvaQ.dpuf

Prague emerged relatively unscathed from World War II and the Cold War and continues to offer an array of stunning architecture from many periods including Romanesque, Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque. This culturally rich city of about 1.3 million people, with relatively inexpensive concerts, opera and theater, has become one of the cosmopolitan hubs of Central Europe.

It now faces the challenges of tourism, rising socioeconomic inequality, and historical preservation in the midst of rapid modernization. In and beyond the capital city, the Czech Republic’s peoples continue to negotiate relations with the European Union, as well as the environmental, economic and social legacies of the socialist era.

Students will discover myriad opportunities for cross-cultural learning. Situated in the heart of Europe, Prague is only a few hours away from other cultural centers such as Vienna, Warsaw, Berlin, and Budapest. Founded in 1348, Charles University is one of the oldest universities in the world and has a 35-member Department of Social Geography.

- See more at: http://geography.dartmouth.edu/campus-study#sthash.8gmjGvaQ.dpuf

In the Library's collection

Resources about Prague and the Czech Republic are scattered throughout the Library's collections. The links below are some useful subject headings for searching the online catalog.

These subject headings will lead you to the narrower topics of history and economic conditions for the city and its country.

You can find history books in the collections in the call number range DB 2000 through DB 3150. This range includes Czechoslovakia, the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

Selected book titles

Click here for more electronic resources about the Czech Republic.

Journal articles & titles

Articles and other writings about Geography can be found in many publications. Our collection includes many journals which look at Geography in all areas. To see the range of titles we have for Geography, do the following subject search in the online catalog : "geography periodicals." However, to see how many more titles there are, you can search in Worldcat. Use a subject search with the terms "geography" and "periodicals." You can also search using the search box at the top of the page.

Resources in the Evans Map Room

Internet resource(s)

Keeping up with Geography journal literature

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Don't own or use a mobile device? You can still use BrowZine! It's now available in a web version. You can get to it here. The web version works the same way as the app version. Find the journals you like, create a custom Bookshelf, get ToCs and read the articles you want.