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  • Die Piastenby Eduard Mühle

    C.H. Beck 2011; US$ 8.50

    Zum Jahr 963 tritt in einer sächsischen Quelle mit Mieszko I. der erste historisch bezeugte polnische Herrscher ins Licht der Geschichte. Bis zum Tod Kasimirs des Großen im Jahr 1370 haben er und seine Nachkommen, die Herrscherdynastie der Piasten, mehr als vier Jahrhunderte lang die Geschicke der polnischen Länder bestimmt. Wie ist es ihnen gelungen,... more...

  • Monarchische und adlige Sakralstiftungen im mittelalterlichen Polenby Eduard Mühle

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 98.00

    Seit wann, nach welchen Mustern und Vorbildern, in welchen politischen und sozialen Zusammenhängen, aus welchen ideellen und materiellen Motiven haben polnische Herrscher und weltliche Große Kirchen und Klöster gestiftet, sie mit Besitz ausgestattet, ihnen Reliquien übergeben und heilige Patrone zugeschrieben? Auf diese Fragen gibt der Sammelband in... more...

  • Polenby Brigitte Jäger-Dabek

    Ch. Links Verlag 2013; US$ 10.60

    Hauptbeschreibung Das Verhältnis zwischen Polen und Deutschen müsste eigentlich eng und herzlich sein - aus Berlin kommend überquert der Besucher nach nur einer Autostunde die Oder. Doch beiderseits der ehemaligen "Friedensgrenze" halten sich hartnäckig Klischees über die Nachbarn, an denen auch der EU-Beitritt Polens im Jahr 2004 kaum etwas geändert... more...

  • Queen Liberty: The Concept of Freedom in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealthby Anna Grzeskowiak-Krwawicz

    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...

  • 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...

  • The Other Prussiaby Karin Friedrich

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 42.00

    A study of national identity in Royal Prussia - the 'other Prussia', part of the Polish state from 1454 to 1793. more...

  • The Birth of a Stereotypeby Andrzej Pleszczynski

    BRILL 2011; US$ 182.00

    In early Medieval Western Europe intellectuals were used to indicate the external location of Slavic countries, as though outside civilization, with the term the North. The problem did not only concern nomenclature. The stereotype associated with the North pointed at the obvious cold weather, but also the primeval nature of the land and people. This... more...

  • Peopling the Russian Peripheryby Nicholas Breyfogle; Abby Schrader; Willard Sunderland

    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...

  • Eastern Destinyby G. Patrick March

    ABC-CLIO 1996; US$ 45.95

    Eastern Destiny: Russia in Asia and the North Pacific is the history of a remarkable eastern expansion under tsars, emperors, and commissars. The narrative spans the period from the Mongol conquest in the 13th century to the Cold War of the 20th. An intense anxiety for security, owed in large part to the Mongol incursion, would impel the eastern Slavs... more...

  • The Idea of Galiciaby Larry Wolff

    Stanford University Press 2012; US$ 27.95

    The Idea of Galicia analyzes the intellectual and cultural history of a place as an idea: how Galicia, invented in the late eighteenth century as a geopolitical artifice, gradually acquired complex meaning over the course of its historical existence (and even beyond) for the peoples? Poles, Ukrainians, and Jews? who lived there and for the political... more...