A new book by Francis Raška, entitled The Long Road to Victory: A History of Czechoslovak Exile Organizations, was released by East European Monographs in November 2012 and is distributed via Columbia University Press. The volume, a sequel to Raška’s earlier book on the Council of Free Czechoslovakia, deals with the Czechoslovak exile after 1968.
As different groups held different positions on various issues, the author sheds light on the personalities …read more
SVU is pleased to announce it just issued the Czech American Bibliography, published, under SVU auspices, by AuthorHouse. The book, with the foreword by SVU President Karel Raška, has been authored by Mila Rechcigl, ‘SVU Scholar in Residence’. It is a comprehensive bibliography of publications relating to Czechs in America, from the earliest time since the discovery of the New World to date, covering their settlement, community life and their contributions to their host country. Although emphasis is on English titles, including books, as well as articles, the relevant titles in Czech language have also been included, particularly in those areas where there is a paucity of English titles. It also incorporates and updates the relevant publications in the classical Esther Jerabek’s bibliography on Czechs and Slovaks in North America (1976). …read more
Click here to access The Tentative Listing (PDF file) by Mila Rechcigl.
As a part of his extensive historical research on Czech and Slovak Americans, Dr. Mila Rechcigl has begun gathering information on the first Czechs and/or Slovaks, who entered and resided in a particular State of the Union. …read more
On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Czechoslovak Society of Arts and Sciences (SVU), the Society has published an extraordinary memoir by one of the Society’s founders and President for many years Dr. Miloslav Rechcigl. The book bears a title On Behalf of Their Homeland: Fifty Years of SVU.
An Eyewitness Account of the History of the Czechoslovak Society of Arts and Sciences (SVU) was published by East European Monographs, Boulder, CO and is being distributed by Columbia University Press, New York.
In this monumental monograph of some 700 pages, illustrated with numerous photographs, the Society is depicted …read more
Notable Americans with Czech Roots from Early Colonial Times to Present
The Czechoslovak Society of Arts and Sciences (SVU) has undertaken an ambitious task to compile an authoritative dictionary of notable personalities with Czech roots who have influenced and shaped American history and culture. …read more