Libri Prohibiti: Collection of periodicals of Czech and Slovak Samizdat in the years 1948-1989

Documentary heritage submitted by Czech Republic and recommended for inclusion in the Memory of the World Register in 2013.

© Libri Prohibiti Society, Civic Association
REVOLVER REVUE – ONE FOOT IN. Issue # 5 from the year of 1986. Samizdat magazine, mimeograph, Praha. Wood-engraving by Viktor Karlík on the cover, 30x22 cm.

It is the largest collection in the world. The completeness and uniqueness of a large number of documents attest to the fight against the communist totalitarian regime and is importance for the study of the history of the twentieth century. It is also important from the standpoint of the history of professional journalism, science and ethics.

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