Institution: Barrister&Principal Publishing House/ Spole?nost pro odbornou literaturu
Address: Martinkova 5, 602 00 Brno
Telephone: 0042 0 545 211 015
Fax: 0042 0 545 210 607

The SPOL (Spole?nost pro odbornou literaturu) association, in accordance with its statutes, aims at the production and dissemination of high-quality specialized literature, chiefly in humanities, but also delving into literature of fact, investigative political publications and fiction. The titles are often issued under collaboration with Czech and foreign foundations and other sponsors.

Many books are published under long-term projects enabling the association to present the individual titles outside the standard distribution network (e.g. at exhibitions, presentations, conventions and conferences, international meetings, etc.).

The projects that are currently under way include:

The Austrians and the Czechs, the Czechs and the Germans
Selected Writings by H. G. Adler
Selected Writings by Marie Ebner-Eschenbachová
Selected Writings by Karel Kaplan – The Chronicles of the Communist Czechoslovakia
Art History and Theory
European Politics
Quality Children's Literature – in collaboration with the SOS Children's Village in Brno-Medlánky
We would like to thank the following sponsors for their support in publishing the individual titles: The Czech German Fund for the Future, Prague, The Central and East European Book Publishing Project, Amsterdam, The City of Brno, The Region of South Moravia, The Goethe Institute, Prague, The Foundation for Holocaust Victims, Prague, The Czech Ministry of Culture, Prague, The Italian Cultural Institute, Prague, The Adam Mickiewicz Institute, Krakow, the Culture 2000 Programme of the European Commission, Brussels, The Ministry of Health, Prague, The Czech Literary Funds Foundation, Prague, The State Cultural Fund, Prague.

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