Loading, please wait...
:

product description page

City of Lions (Paperback) (Jozef Wittlin & Philippe Sands)

City of Lions (Paperback) (Jozef Wittlin & Philippe Sands) - image 1 of 1

About this item

The Ukrainian city Lviv's many names (Lviv, Lvov, Lwow, Lemberg, Leopolis) bear witness to its conflicted past - it has, at one time or another, belonged to the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Poland, Russia and Germany, and has brought forth numerous famous artists and intellectuals. My Lwow, Jozef Wittlin's short 1946 treatise on the city he left in 1922, is a wistful and lyrical study of an electrifying cosmopolis, told from the other side of the catastrophe of the Second World War. Philippe Sand's essay provides a parallel account of the city as it is today: the cultural capital of Ukraine, its citizens played a key role during the Orange Revolution, and its executive committee declared itself independent of the rule of President Viktor Yanukovych in February 2014. The City of Lions includes both old black-and-white photos showing Lviv during the first half of the twentieth century, and new photographs by the award-winning Diana Matar, of the city as it is today.
Number of Pages: 158
Genre: History
Series Title: Pushkin Collection
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Random House Inc
Author: Jozef Wittlin & Philippe Sands
Language: English
Street Date: March 21, 2017
TCIN: 52041587
UPC: 9781782271178
Item Number (DPCI): 248-40-2372
If the item details above aren’t accurate or complete, we want to know about it. Report incorrect product info.
$12.23
MSRPReg: $18.00 Save $5.77 (32% off)
Shipping
In stock - free standard shipping with REDcard
Not in stores

Ratings & reviews

Prices, promotions, styles and availability may vary by store & online. See our price match guarantee. See how a store is chosen for you.


*See offer details. Restrictions apply. Pricing, promotions and availability may vary by location and at Target.com.