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- Random House 2013; US$ 14.14
Over the past few years innumerable books have been written about contemporary Poland; yet even the best of them have been essentially journalistic works, written by sympathetic outsiders and doomed to be quickly overtaken by events. A Warsaw Diary is a very different kind of book: subtle, profound, a work of outstanding - and permanent - literary... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95
Though usually forgotten in general surveys of European colonization, the Russians were among the greatest colonizers of the Old World, eventually settling across most of the immense expanse of Northern Europe and Asia, from the Baltic and the Pacific, and from the Arctic Ocean to Central Asia. This book makes a unique contribution to our understanding... more...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2010; US$ 34.53
Hauptbeschreibung Die Jagiellonen zählen zu den bedeutendsten Dynastien Ostmitteleuropas. Besonders interessant macht sie ihr überregionales Ausgreifen, kontrollierten sie doch ein Gebiet, das von der Ostsee bis zur Adria und zum Schwarzen Meer reichte. Ihre Herrschaft fällt in eine bemerkenswerte Zeit des politischen und kulturellen Umbruchs an... 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 144.00
The behaviour of many Poles towards the Jewish population during the Nazi occupation of Poland has always been a controversial issue. Although the Poles are supposed not to have collaborated with the invaders, there is evidence to show that in respect of the Jewish population, the behaviour of many Poles, including members of the underground, was far... more...
- Indiana University Press 2004; US$ 36.00
"This book represents the most sophisticated historiographical approach to understanding nation-building. Patrice Dabrowski demonstrates tremendous erudition... making brilliant use of contemporary newspapers and journals, as well as archival material." -- Larry Wolff, Boston College, author of Inventing ... more...
- OUP Oxford 2001; US$ 19.99
The image of Poland has once again been impressed on European consciousness. Norman Davies provides a key to understanding the modern Polish crisis in this lucid and authoritative description of the nation's history. Beginning with the period since 1945, he travels back in time to highlight the long-term themes and traditions which have influenced... more...
- Random House 2011; US$ 24.14
Surprisingly little known, the Polish-Soviet War of 1919-20 was to change the course of twentieth-century history. In White Eagle, Red Star, Norman Davies gives a full account of the War, with its dramatic climax in August 1920 when the Red Army - sure of victory and pledged to carry the Revolution across Europe to 'water our horses... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
This authoritative volume assesses how the recently democratized political system in Poland is adapting to the challenges posed by the country's adhesion to NATO which it joined in 1999. The contributors analyse Poland's performance as a newcomer. more...