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- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 94.00
When the United States and its World War II allies met at the Potsdam Conference to provisionally establish the Oder-Neisse line as Poland's western border and to acknowledge the removal of Germans from the area, they created a controversial Cold War issue that would not be resolved until 1990. American policy makers throughout those decades studied... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00
The lands Germany ceded to Poland after World War I included more than one million ethnic Germans for whom the change meant a sharp reversal of roles. The Polish government now confronted a German minority in a region where power relationships had been the other way around for more than a century. Orphans of Versailles examines the complex psychological... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
Flashpoint Poland details Poland?s situation during the 70s. The title examines how wartime and postwar events have contributed to the formation of the Poland?s attitudes and to the situation during Edward Gierek?s time. The text chronicles the various events during the 70s contemporary Poland, along the various diplomatic, social, and economic concerns.... more...
- De Gruyter 2002; US$ 116.72
Der Begegnung Kaiser Ottos III. und des Herzogs Boleslaw Chrobry zu Gnesen im Winter des Jahres 1000 ist anläßlich des Millenniums in Polen und Deutschland vielfach gedacht worden. Nirgends aber fanden sich führende Fachhistoriker beider Länder in so großer Zahl zusammen wie zur Berliner Tagung am 28. und 29. Januar 2000 im Institut für... more...
- Random House 2013; US$ 14.09
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$ 54.95
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...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 203.00
The first academic book concerning the most interesting archaeological discoveries of Medieval date (6th-mid 13th centuries) in Poland. The book is meant mainly for students, archaeologists and historians. It will also interest a wider audience interested in the history and archaeology of central Europe. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 165.00
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$ 160.00
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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 163.00
This volume deals with the politics of ethnicity in East-Central Europe. The major part of the book focuses upon the nature of identity and inter-ethnic relations in the Central European region of Silesia. Although Silesia is terra incognita to most of the English-speaking world, for centuries it has been contested by German, Polish, Czech, Prussian,... more...