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- BRILL 2010; US$ 255.00
Focused on the formative force of national identity for the Poles ? the transmission of values ? the book offers a tour of a huge set of primary sources from the period 966-1138 in search of the traditions of the Piasts ? the ruling dynasty of Poland. more...
- BRILL 2012; US$ 138.00
This book traces the history of an idea of freedom in political thought in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth from its emergence following the Union of Lublin in 1569 to its collapse in 1795. more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2012; Not Available
In Halik Kochanski's extraordinary book, the untold story of Poland and the Poles in the Second World War is finally heard By almost every measure the fate of the inhabitants of Poland was the most terrible of any group in the Second World War. Following the destruction of its armed forces in the autumn of 1939, the Republic of Poland... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
The Archaeology of the Prussian Crusade explores the archaeology and material culture of the crusade against the Prussian tribes in the 13 th century, and the subsequent society created by the Teutonic Order which lasted into the 16 th century. It provides the first synthesis of the material culture of a unique crusading society created in the... more...
- Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 39.00
Through the lens of five generations of Thaddens, this book tells the history of Trieglaff, the village and family estate located in what is now western Poland, from Napoleon?s occupation in 1807 to the Red Army?s invasion in 1945 and until the departure of the last Thaddens in 1948. At the center of this history of Trieglaff society, economy, politics,... more...
- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 74.99
In Polish Hero Roman Rodziewicz , Aleksandra Ziolkowska-Boehm presents the fascinating and tragic real-life story of a Polish soldier and partisan hero, Roman Rodziewicz. Rodziewicz?s life takes the reader from Manchuria to Poland, enlistment in the Polish army, service with the famous partisan leader Major Hubal, capture and torture by the Germans,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 145.00
The Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth is often considered an 'aberration' where monarchy was reduced by the nobility to impotence, and which was consequently partitioned. However, historians' reappraisal of monarchy in early modern Europe calls for a reconsideration of the extent of Polish-Lithuanian 'divergence'. The essays of this collection assess... more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 49.99
In When Nationalism Began to Hate, Brian Porter offers a challenging new explanation for the emergence of xenophobic, authoritarian nationalism in Europe. He begins by examining the common assumption that nationalist movements by nature draw lines of inclusion and exclusion around social groups, establishing authority and hierarchy among "one's own"... more...
- Indiana University Press 2005; US$ 18.35
At a time when Poland is emphasizing its distance from Russia, Polish Encounters, Russian Identity points to the historical ties and mutual influences of these two great Slavic peoples. Whether Poland adopted a hostile or a friendly stance toward Russia, the intense responses of Russian thinkers, writers,... more...