A Concise History of Poland / Edition 2

A Concise History of Poland / Edition 2

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by Jerzy Lukowski, Hubert Zawadzki
     
 

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ISBN-10: 052185332X

ISBN-13: 9780521853323

Pub. Date: 07/31/2006

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Lukowski (history, U. of Birmingham, UK) and Zawadzki (history, Abingdon School, UK) have written a clear account of the political events in Poland from the Middle Ages to the present, with the bulk of the account devoted to the 18th-20th centuries. An extensive bibliography, genealogical charts of rulers, and lists of heads of state are provided in appendices. The

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Lukowski (history, U. of Birmingham, UK) and Zawadzki (history, Abingdon School, UK) have written a clear account of the political events in Poland from the Middle Ages to the present, with the bulk of the account devoted to the 18th-20th centuries. An extensive bibliography, genealogical charts of rulers, and lists of heads of state are provided in appendices. The volume is illustrated with historical paintings in b&w.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521853323
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/31/2006
Series:
Cambridge Concise Histories Series
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
408
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.06(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface; Note on Polish pronunciation; List of illustrations; List of maps; Part I. Poland to 1795: 1. Piast Poland, ?-1385; 2. Jagiellonian Poland, 1385-1572; 3. The commonwealth of the two nations, 1572-1795; Part II. Poland after 1795: 4. Challenging the partitions, 1795-1864; 5. An era of transformation, 1864-1914; 6. Independence regained and lost, 1914-45; 7. Communism and the Cold War, 1945-89; 8. A new republic 1989-; Genealogical charts of Polish rulers; Lists of heads of state, presidents, communist party leaders, 1918-2000; Bibliography.

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