Poland in the Modern World: Beyond Martyrdom by Brian Porter-Sz?cs

By Brian Porter-Sz?cs

Poland within the sleek global presents a background of the rustic from the overdue 19th century to the current, incorporating new views from social and cultural historical past and positioning it in a extensive international context 

  • Challenges conventional bills Poland that have a tendency to target nationwide, political background, emphasizing the country's 'exceptionalism'.
  • Presents a full of life, multi-dimensional tale, balancing assurance of excessive politics with dialogue of social, cultural and financial adjustments, and their results on participants’ day-by-day lives.
  • Explores either the neighborhood range inside Poland and the country’s position inside Europe and the broader world.
  • Provides a brand new interpretive framework for realizing key historic occasions in Poland’s glossy background, together with the reviews of global conflict II and the postwar communist era.

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