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History of Poland ...

embracing a period of over a century.
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StatementBy H.A. & G.W. Poole.
ContributionsPoole, G. W.
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LC ClassificationsF29.P7 P8
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Paginationvi, 145 p.
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Open LibraryOL6904681M
LC Control Number01008998
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Having no background in Polish history, other than what little was covered in high school history, I wanted to acquaint myself with the history and heritage of this nation, before taking a trip to Poland.

This book was perfect for that purpose. It begins with the story of Poland in AD, and continues all the way through the Solidarity by: Poland is a land whose boundaries and people have been divided and redivided by conquering nations throughout its long and tumultuous history.

Only now, as it enters the 21st century, is it a 5/5(1). The history of Poland from to spans the period of Soviet communist dominance imposed after the end of World War II over what had become the Polish People's Republic. These years, while featuring general industrialization and urbanization and.

It is presently a contender for membership in the European Union. The only general introduction to the politics of Polish history in English, The Concise History of Poland covers medieval times to the present/5.

A History of Poland "God's Playground" was first conceived in the early s as a collection of essays on Polish History. I had just started my first academic post at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies in London, and I aimed to put the best of my lectures to good use.

One of classic books about Polish history is "God's Playground" by Norman Davies. As it's of English author, it should be easily reachable in English. It was published in so you'd rather find other position for modern history, let's say +.

Buy a cheap copy of History of Poland book. Free shipping over $ Biskupski's History of Poland is not such an attempt. Instead, what the reader gets is a glimpse at Biskupski's innate ability to convey a complicated idea with only a few sentences: "A belief in historical inevitability is little more than lack of imagination masquerading as analytical sophistication/5(3).

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Poland is a historical novel written History of Poland. book James A. Michener and published in detailing the times and tribulations of three interconnected Polish families (the Lubonski family, the Bukowski family, and the Buk family) across eight centuries, ending in the then-present day ().

The Lubonski family is one of the princely houses of Poland, its wealthy patriarchs generally ruling over their region; Author: James Michener. Adam Zamoyski's 'Poland: a History' is informative and enjoyable to read.

Covering approximately a thousand years of a nation's history in some pages inevitably means there is insufficient space to cover the key events in great depth, but that will suit any reader who, like myself, is looking for a 'beginner's guide' to the s: The Cambridge History of Poland, Volume 1 The Cambridge History of Poland, William Fiddian Reddaway: Editor: William Fiddian Reddaway: Publisher: University Press, Original from: the University of Virginia: Digitized: Apr 9, Length: pages:.

In the preface of his new book, however, Zamoyski argues that, due to Poland's rapid advances sinceits history must now be viewed in a more positive light. For an in-depth history of Poland, I would highly recommend God's Playground: A History of Poland by Norman Davies.

It comes in two volumes, "Origins to " and " to the Present". I own both but you can buy them separately depending on which parts of Polish history you are interested s: Professor Oscar Halecki's A History of Poland became the classic book on the subject because of its brilliant synthesis and interpretation of Polish history.

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Books About Polish History And World Politics - Our Book Recommendations The Doomed Soldiers Book Recommendations: Great Books About History And World Politics. It must be recalled that the Polish Government In Exile, marshaled the third or fourth largest military force of the Allies during World War II, providing oversoldiers to the allied cause in the West - initially behind France.

The modern history of Poland, Lithuania, Ukraine, and Belarus cannot be understood without an understanding of the legacy of the Polish-Lithuanian union. This volume is the first detailed study of the making of that union ever published in English. Customers Who Bought This Brand: Oxford University Press.

Poland– History. Zawadzki, Hubert. Title. iii. Series. dk l85 –dc21 00– isbn hardback isbn0 0paperback. CONTENTS List of illustrations page viii Preface xiii A note on Polish pronunciation xviii Part I Poland, to 1 1 piast poland.

– 3. In History of Poland, Kanski offers readers key information on the background, biography and legacies of significant figures. The book also contains information regarding key historical and military events and explore how individuals helped to shape the outcome of these conflicts.

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This book outlines Poland's turbulent and complex history, from its medieval Christian origins to the reassertion of that Christian and European heritage after forty-five years of communism. It describes Poland's transformation sinceand explains how Poland navigated its way into a new Commonwealth of Nations in the European Union.

This history provides an understanding of Poland's complex history from its origins in the Middle Ages through to the end of the 20th century. It features an overview of Poland, its geographic, economic and political realities, a timeline of significant events, and chapters on its history.

CONCISE HISTORY OF POLAND by JERZY LUKOWSKI, CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS edition, in Undetermined - 2ND by:   t. The history of Poland(Polish: Historia Polski) spans over a thousand years, from medieval tribes, Christianizationand monarchy; through Poland's Golden Age, expansionismand becoming one of the largest European powers; to its collapse and partitions, two world wars, communism, and the restoration of democracy.

The Polish military is often misrepresented as hopelessly obsolete and outclassed by the Wehrmacht, yet in fact it was well-equipped with modern weapons and armor.

In this sweeping novel, James A. Michener chronicles eight tumultuous centuries as three Polish families live out their destinies. Books related to The History of Poland. Skip this list. HOLLAND. Thomas Colley Grattan.

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Books Best Sellers & more Top New Releases Deals in Books School Books Textbooks Books Outlet Children's Books Calendars & Diaries Audible Audiobooks of over 9, results for Books: "poland history". Filed under: Poland -- History -- John III Sobieski, -- Fiction On the Field of Glory: An Historical Novel of the Time of King John Sobieski (Boston: Little, Brown and Co., ), by Henryk Sienkiewicz, trans.

by Jeremiah Curtin. History of Poland. The first people to inhabit Poland were the Polanie from southern Europe in the seventh and eighth centuries.

In the 10th century, Poland became Catholic. Shortly thereafter, Poland was invaded by Prussia and became divided. Poland remained divided among many different peoples until the 14th century. Poland, country of central is located at a geographic crossroads that links the forested lands of northwestern Europe to the sea lanes of the Atlantic Ocean and the fertile plains of the Eurasian frontier.

Now bounded by seven nations, Poland has waxed and waned over the centuries, buffeted by the forces of regional history. To learn about Poland past and present, check out some of these books and films. (And see our similar lists for elsewhere in Europe.) Books. Bury Me Standing (Isabel Fonseca, ).

A literary delve into the world of Eastern European Roma (Gypsies). Central Europe: Enemies, Neighbors, Friends (Lonnie R.

Johnson, ). The best historical.Poland - Poland - History: The terms Poland and Poles appear for the first time in medieval chronicles of the late 10th century.

The land that the Poles, a West Slavic people, came to inhabit was covered by forests with small areas under cultivation where clans grouped themselves into numerous tribes. The dukes (dux) were originally the commanders of an armed retinue (drużyna) with which they.Mieszko I: After being the homeland of illiterate Slav tribes for many centuries, Poland bursts into recorded history with unparalleled suddeness.

The first mention of the Polanie tribe is in when a German knight, pressing eastwards, comes into contact with them.