Poland in the Modern World

Beyond Martyrdom
Product Number: EB00229420
Released: Mar 13, 2014
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781118598085
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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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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Author(s): Brian Porter-Szucs
Genre: History
Original Publish Date: Jan 06, 2014

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