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Foreign Samizdat Collection at Libri Prohibiti

Libri Prohibiti

The Libri Prohibiti’s collection of foreign samizdat monographs and periodicals contains mainly Slovak and Polish samizdat literature. Russian samizdat and periodicals from the former German Democratic Republic are marginally represented.

Location

  • Senovážné nám. 2, 110 00 Praha 1, Czech Republic
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Languages

  • German
  • Polish
  • Russian
  • Slovak

Name of collection

  • Foreign Samizdat Monographs and Periodicals

Provenance and cultural activities

Description of content

  • The collection of Foreign samizdat monographs and periodicals of Libri Prohibiti includes more than 520 library units of Slovak and 1940 library units of Polish samizdat, 48 issues of Slovak and 320 issues of Polish periodicals. Russian samizdat and periodicals from the former German Democratic Republic are marginally represented.

Content

  • publications (books, newspapers, articles, press clippings): 1000-

Geographical scope of recent operation

  • international

Date of founding

  • 1990

Place of founding

Collector(s)

Access type

  • completely open to the public

Author(s) of this page

  • Kůželová, Michaela

References

Gruntorád, Jiří. 2002. “Libri prohibiti – poučné ohlédnutí za neradostnou minulostí.“ Dějiny a současnost 24, No. 5: 41–43.

Český rozhlas. 2014. “Libri prohibiti.” Last modified October 8. http://www.rozhlas.cz/vltava/dokument/_zprava/libri-prohibiti--1058103.

Libri Prohibiti. 2017. “Annual Report 2016.” Accessed May 15. http://www.libpro.cz/docs/2823-lp-vyrocni-zprava-2016-en-web-v02_1499883831.pdf.

Gruntorád, Jiří. 2014. “Vznik knihovny Libri prohibiti.” Last modified December 5. http://www.moderni-dejiny.cz/clanek/jiri-gruntorad-vznik-knihovny-libri-prohibiti/.

Libri Prohibiti. 2017. Accessed February 24. http://www.libpro.cz/.

Gruntorád, Jiří , interview by Kůželová, Michaela, February 01, 2017. COURAGE Registry Oral History Collection

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