Poland in the Modern World

Beyond Martyrdom

by Brian Porter-Szücs

Series: A New History of Modern Europe

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  • 1118598199
  • 9781444332186
  • 9781118598191
  • 9781118598085

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'.
  • Presents a lively, multi-dimensional story, balancing coverage of high politics with discussion of social, cultural and economic changes, and their effects on individuals’ daily lives.
  • Explores both the regional diversity within Poland and the country’s place within Europe and the wider world.
  • Provides a new interpretive framework for understanding key historical events in Poland’s modern history, including the experiences of World War II and the postwar communist era.

  • Wiley; January 2014
  • ISBN: 9781118598191
  • Edition: 1
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  • Title: Poland in the Modern World
  • Series: A New History of Modern Europe
  • Author: Brian Porter-Szücs
  • Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 1118598199
  • 9781444332186
  • 9781118598191
  • 9781118598085

About The Author

Brian Porter-Szücs is Professor of History at the University of Michigan, where he has taught since 1994. He is the author of Faith and Fatherland: Catholicism, Modernity, and Poland (2011) and When Nationalism Began to Hate: Imagining Modern Politics in Nineteenth-Century Poland (2000). He is also the co-editor, with Bruce Berglund, of Christianity and Modernity in Eastern Europe (2010).

Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 1118598199
  • 9781444332186
  • 9781118598191
  • 9781118598085