Lands Of Partitioned Poland

Paperback (Print)
Buy New
Buy New from BN.com
$31.02
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $3.47
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 90%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (11) from $3.47   
  • New (5) from $33.38   
  • Used (6) from $3.47   

Overview

The Lands of Partitioned Poland, 1795-1918 comprehensively covers an important, complex, and controversial period in the history of Poland and East Central Europe, beginning in 1795 when the remnanst of the Polish Commonwealth were distributed among Prussia, Austria, and Russia, and culminating in 1918 with the re-establishment of an independent Polish state. Until this thorough and authoritative study, literature on the subject in English has been limited to a few chapters in multiauthored works.

Chronologically, Wandycz traces the histories of the lands under Prussian, Austrian, and Russian rule, pointing out their divergent evolution as well as the threads that bound them together. The result is a balanced, comprehensive picture of the social, political, economic, and cultural developments of all nationalities inhabiting the land of the old commonwealth, rather than a limited history of one state (Poland) and one people (the Poles).

University of Washington Press

Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

History

A much needed work. It will be eagerly read not only by scholars and laymen interested in the struggle of several generations of Poles for the restoration of their national state, but also by others who are dedicated to the liberation of small peoples from the tyranny of modern empires.

Slavic Review

Professor Wandycz has provided an important tool for the student beginning the comparative study of East Central Europe and a valuable reference work for both the Polish and non-Polish specialist. His work will facilitate and stimulate the study of East Central Europe.

Polish Heritage

This is a splendid study, certainly the best one-volume work on the period.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780295953588
  • Publisher: University of Washington Press
  • Publication date: 11/24/2008
  • Series: History of East Central Europe Series
  • Pages: 452
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: THE AFTERMATH OF PARTITIONS, 1795-1830The Country and the People"Poland is not yet Lost"The Duchy of WarsawFrom the Congress of Vienna to 1830The Era of Late Classicism and Early RomanticismPART TWO: THE AGE OF INSURRECTIONS, 1830-64The November Insurrection and Its AftermathThe Decade of Hope and Despair, 1846-56At the Crossroads: the January InsurrectionThe Era of RomanticismPART THREE: TOWARD A MODERN SOCIETY: THE AGE OF ORGANIC WORK, 1864-90Russian Poland and the Industrial RevolutionGalician Autonomy and the Kulturkampf in Prussian PolandThe Lithuanian and Ukrainian National RevivalThe Era of PositivismPART FOUR: ON THE ROAD TO INDEPENDENCEThe Rise of Mass MovementsFrom Revolution to World WarThe First World War and the Rebirth of PolandThe Era of "Young Poland"Bibliographical EssayIndex

University of Washington Press

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)