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Overview of the Slavic & East European Collections at the UNC-Chapel Hill Libraries

Slavic & East European Studies Librarian

Kirill Tolpygo
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Collection Overview

Welcome to the Slavic and East European Collections at UNC-Chapel Hill Libraries!

Eastern Europe has produced some of the most important cultural, political and scientific developments in modern history, and continues to profoundly shape world affairs. The Slavic and East European Collections at UNC-Chapel Hill Libraries are vital to the research, teaching and learning of UNC faculty, students, staff and all residents of North Carolina who seek to understand this complex region. Our unique holdings likewise serve scholars throughout the United States and worldwide.

This Week's Featured Title

Skupa, Lukáš, ed. Ostře sledované vlaky. Národní filmový archiv, 2014.

A new book about Jiří Menzel's cult film based on Bohumil Hrabal's novella. This small, but dense, and generously illustrated volume includes scholarly investigations of the film, interviews with Menzel, cinematographer Jaromír Šofr, and actors Václav Neckář and Jitka Zelenohorská, and reprints of a variety of primary documents associated with the production and reception of the film.

Last week's featured title

A photo album of old Budapest -- the streets, the buildings, the interiors, even the old advertisements! Published in 1979 by Corvina in several languages, including an English edition. This is the less commonly held Hungarian edition. A gift of Elemer Bako.