God's Playground: A History of Poland (Vol.1,2)

God's Playground: A History of Poland (Vol.1,2)

by Norman Davies
     
 

ISBN-10: 0231043279

ISBN-13: 9780231043274

Pub. Date: 02/28/1984

Publisher: Columbia University Press

Two-volume set of the most comprehensive survey of Polish history available in English. Davies stresses the country's rich multinational heritage.

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Two-volume set of the most comprehensive survey of Polish history available in English. Davies stresses the country's rich multinational heritage.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231043274
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
02/28/1984
Product dimensions:
5.49(w) x 8.51(h) x 2.65(d)

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Table of Contents

Maps and Diagrams
xxi
Illustrations
xxiii
Notes on the Illustrations xxv
Chronology xxix
I Introduction. The Origins to 1572
Millenium: A Thousand Years of History (Historiography)
3(20)
Polska: The Polish Land (Historical Geography)
23(38)
Piast: The Polanian Dynasty (to 1370)
61(45)
Anjou: The Hungarian Connection (1370--1386)
106(9)
Jogaila: The Lithuanian Union (1386--1572)
115(44)
II The Life and Death of the Polish--Lithuanian Republic (1569--1795)
Antemurale: The Bulwark of Christendom (Religion)
159(42)
Szlachta: The Nobleman's Paradise (Society)
201(55)
Handel: The Baltic Grain Trade (Economy)
256(37)
Miasto: The Vicissitudes of Urban Life (The Cities)
293(28)
Anarchia: The Noble Democracy (Constitution)
321(52)
Serenissima: Diplomacy in Poland--Lithuania (Foreign Affairs)
373(40)
Valois: The French Experiment (1572--1575)
413(8)
Bathory: The Transylvanian Victor (1576--1586)
421(12)
Vasa: The Swedish Connection (1587--1668)
433(37)
Michal: The Austrian Candidate (1669--1673)
470(3)
Sobieski: Terror of the Turk (1674--1696)
473(19)
Wettin: The Saxon Era (1697--1763)
492(19)
Agonia: The End of the Russian Protectorate (1764--1795)
511(36)
Notes on the text 547(26)
Index 573

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