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God's Playground: A History of Poland, Volume 2 (Revised Edition) / Edition 2

God's Playground: A History of Poland, Volume 2 (Revised Edition) / Edition 2

by Norman Davies


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780231128193
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 03/30/2005
Edition description: revised edition
Pages: 752
Sales rank: 268,774
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.50(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Norman Davies is chair of the history department, School of Slavonic and East European Studies, at the University of London.

Table of Contents

Maps and Diagrams
Notes on the Illustrations
ChronologyI. Poland Destroyed and Reconstructed, 1795-19451. Narod: The Growth of the Modern Polish Nation (1772-1945)
2. Rossiya: The Russian Partition (1772-1918)
3. Preussen: The Prussian Partition (1772-1918)
4. Galicia: The Austrian Partition (1773-1918)
5. Fabryka: The Process of Industrialization
6. Lud: The Rise of the Common People
7. Kosciol: The Roman Catholic Church in Poland
8. Kultura: Education and the Cultural Heritage
9. Zydzi: The Jewish Community
10. Wojsko: The Military Tradition
11. Emigracja: The Polish Emigration
12. Varsovie: The Duchy of Warsaw (1807-1815)
13. Kongresowka: The Congress Kingdom (1815-1864)
14. Cracovia: The Republic of Cracow (1815-1846)
15. Wiosna: The Springtime of Other Nations (1848)
16. Reveries: The Thaw and the January Rising (1855-1864)
17. Rewolucja: Revolution and Reaction (1904-1914)
18. Feniks: The Rebirth of the Polish State (1914-1918)
19. Niepodleglosc: Twenty Years of Independence (1918-1939)
20. Golgota: Poland in the Second World War (1939-1945)
21. Granice: The Modern Polish Frontiers (1919-1945)II. Contemporary Poland since 194422. Partia: The communist Movement
23. Polska Ludowa: The Polish 'People's Republic' (since 1944)
24. Solidarnosc: The Solidarity Decade
25. Wolnosc: Freedom Regained, 1990-2000Postscript
Notes on the Text
Suggestions for Further Reading

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