Poland in the Modern World : Beyond Martyrdom, Hardback Book

Poland in the Modern World : Beyond Martyrdom Hardback

Part of the A New History of Modern Europe series

Description

Poland in the Modern World presents a history of the country from the late nineteenth century to the present, incorporating new perspectives from social and cultural history and positioning it in a broad global context * Challenges traditional accounts Poland that tend to focus on national, political history, emphasizing the country's 'exceptionalism'. * Presents a lively, multi-dimensional story, balancing coverage of high politics with discussion of social, cultural and economic changes, and their effects on individuals daily lives. * Explores both the regional diversity within Poland and the country s place within Europe and the wider world. * Provides a new interpretive framework for understanding key historical events in Poland s modern history, including the experiences of World War II and the postwar communist era.

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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 390 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: European history
  • ISBN: 9781444332186

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