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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 54.99
This definitive study provides a comprehensive diplomatic history of Poland during the most seminal period in its existence, when its destiny lay in the hands of France, Great Britain, and the United States. Although sovereign in principle, Poland was little more than an object of the Great Powers? politics and rapidly changing relationships from... more...
- 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 150.00
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95
Examining the Soviet massacre of Polish prisoners of war at Katyn and other camps in 1940 ? one of the most notorious incidents of the Second World War ? this book sheds new light on what took place and how the memory of the massacres long affected, and continues to affect, Polish-Russian relations. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2003; US$ 70.50
Solidarity and Contention deftly reconstructs the networks of protest in Communist Poland to show how waves of dissent during the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s left an organizational residue that both instructed and enabled Solidarity and, ultimately, the Polish revolution. Using newly available documentary sources, Maryjane Osa shows how political challengers... more...