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  • Die Piastenby Eduard Mühle

    C.H. Beck 2011; US$ 7.40

    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$ 105.00

    The studies in this volume address the history, standards, political factors, and social contexts that led Polish rulers to endow churches and monasteries, provide them with property, and entrust relics to them. In addition to documenting the latest research findings, the volume provides an overview of religious foundations in medieval... more...

  • Polenby Brigitte Jäger-Dabek

    Ch. Links Verlag 2013; US$ 9.53

    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 a key event in the power politics of the late ancien regime, and had major long term consequences for the balance of power in northern and eastern Europe. Over a period of twenty five years Catherine II (Russia), Frederick II (Prussia) and Maria Theresa and Joseph II (Austria) between them wiped Poland xxx; Europe's second... 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...

  • Access to History: Bolshevik and Stalinist Russia 1917-64by Michael Lynch; Jane Tyler

    Hodder Education 2015; US$ 23.98

    Give your students the best chance of success with this tried and tested series' combination of in-depth analysis, engaging narrative and accessibility. Access to History is the most popular, trusted and wide-ranging series for A Level History students. Bolshevik and Stalinist Russia 1917-64 Fifth Edition supports the content and assessment requirements... more...

  • The Other Prussiaby Karin Friedrich

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 44.00

    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...