Poland: The First Thousand Years

Poland: The First Thousand Years

by Patrice M. Dabrowski

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781609091668
Publisher: Northern Illinois University Press
Publication date: 10/06/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 506
Sales rank: 606,480
File size: 8 MB

About the Author

Patrice M. Dabrowski has taught at Harvard University, Brown University, and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and currently works at the University of Vienna. She is the author of Commemorations and the Shaping of Modern Poland.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations ix

Preface xi

Nate on Names xvii

Pronunciation Guide xix

Part I Poland in Europe

1 Connecting with the West: The Piast Dynasty 5

2 Embracing the East: The Lithuanian Connection 41

3 Spreading Southward: The Jagiellonian Moment in East-Central Europe 69

4 Crafting a Center: The Commonwealth of Both Nations 106

Part II The Europe of Poland

5 The Commonwealth, Part I: Sarmatia Ascendant 143

6 The Commonwealth, Part II: Sarmatia Besieged 173

7 The Commonwealth, Part III: Sarmatia Transformed 228

Part III Europe without Poland

8 Sarmatia Dissolved: "Poland Has Not Yet Perished…"? 273

9 Poles in Arms: "For Our Freedom and for Yours" 303

10 Poles Are Not Iroquois: The Nation at Work 338

Part IV Poland in Europe and the World

11 Phoenix Reborn: The Second Republic 371

12 Phoenix Ablaze: Under Hitler and Stalin 404

13 People's Poland: From Stalinism to Solidarity 423

Epilogue: Poland's "Return" to Europe 450

Suggestions for Further Reading 459

Index 467

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
An excellent read for anyone interested in world history.  (If you think you're not interested in Polish history, this book will change your mind.)  Highly recommend.