History Of Poland The History Of Poland / Edition 1

History Of Poland The History Of Poland / Edition 1

by Mieczysaw B. Biskupski
     
 

ISBN-10: 0313305714

ISBN-13: 9780313305719

Pub. Date: 04/30/2000

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

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 stable democracy with a bright economic and political future. This compassionately written history provides readers with a clear understanding of Poland's complex history from

Overview

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 stable democracy with a bright economic and political future. This compassionately written history provides readers with a clear understanding of Poland's complex history from its origins in the Middle Ages through the end of the 20th century and is ideal for student research. It is the most up-to-date history of Poland available.

Biskupski, an expert on the history of Poland, provides an overview of Poland today, its geographic, economic and political realities, a timeline of significant events in its history, and chronologically organized chapters on its history from the heritage of Old Poland to the rise of the Third Republic and the current situation as Poland enters the 21st century. Ready reference materials include short biographical sketches of important people in the history of Poland, a glossary, and a bibliographic essay.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313305719
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/30/2000
Series:
The Greenwood Histories of the Modern Nations
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
260
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.63(d)
Lexile:
1380L (what's this?)

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Table of Contents

Preface

Foreword

Poland Today

The Heritage of Old Poland

Poland's Long Century, 1795-1914

War and Independence

The Second Republic, 1918-1939

World War II

Communism in Poland: The Construction of the PRL

Collapse of the PRL, 1970-1990

The Third Republic

Notable People in the History of Poland

Glossary

Bibliography

Index

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