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History of Poland

  • Orphans Of Versaillesby Richard Blanke

    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...

  • The King's Honor and the King's Cardinalby John L. Sutton

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Early in 1733 Augustus II, elector of Saxony and king of Poland, died in Warsaw from complications of a gangrenous foot. The elective throne of Poland thus fell vacant, and the states of Europe began cautious maneuvers designed to secure for each some national advantage in the choice of a successor. Before the year was out, diplomacy had given way... more...

  • The Partitions of Poland 1772, 1793, 1795by Jerzy Lukowski

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.95

    The Partitions of Poland were the major political and diplomatic upheaval of their time in Eastern Europe, and one of the most drastic redrawings of any European frontiers before 1919. And yet they have been strangely neglected in modern historiography. The appearance of this major study (the first comprehensive survey of the topic in English since... more...

  • Being and Becoming European in Polandby Marysia H. Galbraith

    Anthem Press 2014; US$ 99.00

    This book explores the life-story narratives of southern Poles, and asks what it means to be Polish as its population ?becomes European? following Poland?s entry into the European Union. more...

  • Theatraler Protest und der Weg Polens zu 1989by Berenika Szymanski

    transcript 2014; US$ 34.14

    Um Einzelne oder Gruppen nicht als politische Subjekte anzuerkennen, genügt es, ihnen jegliche Art von Äußerung im öffentlichen Raum zu versagen. Diese Strategie wurde auch in dem totalitären Herrschaftssystem verfolgt, das in Polen zu Zeiten des Kommunismus bestand. Unter dem Aspekt der Theatralität analysiert Berenika Szymanski in ihrer interdisziplinären... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Poland 1945-1996by Piotr Wróbel

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 185.00

    Located between the former Soviet Union and eastern Germany, Poland has the potential to become a political and economic bridge between the East and West. It is crucial to European security and stabilization; yet the list of reference books on recent Polish history is very short. This book fills that gap, providing information on Polish political,... more...

  • The Great Powers and Polandby Jan Karski

    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...

  • Poland in the Modern Worldby Porter-Szü; Brian cs

    Wiley 2014; US$ 34.95

    Poland in the Modern World presents a history of the country from the late nineteenth century to the present, incorporating new perspectives from social and cultural history and positioning it in a broad global context Challenges traditional accounts Poland that tend to focus on national, political history, emphasizing the country's 'exceptionalism'.... more...

  • DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Polandby DK Publishing

    DK Publishing 2013; US$ 25.00

    Now available in PDF format. DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Poland is your indispensable guide to this beautiful country. The fully updated guide includes unique cutaways, floor plans, and reconstructions of the must-see sights, plus street-by-street maps of cities and towns. DK's insider travel tips and essential local information will... more...

  • Polish Hero Roman Rodziewiczby Aleksandra Ziolkowska-Boehm

    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...