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Author Prazmowska, Anita

Title Poland : a modern history / Anita Pramowska

Publ Info London ; New York : I. B. Tauris, 2010
New York : Distributed in the U.S. and Canada by Palgrave Macmillan
 Bryant Main Stacks  DK4400 .P73 2010    AVAILABLE
 CCRI-Warwick  DK4400 .P73 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  DK4400 .P73 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  DK4400 P73 2010    AVAILABLE
1 copy ordered for CCRI-Warwick Orders on 06-29-2011.
Descript xii, 306 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, 1 map ; 22 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [275]-279) and index
Contents 1 Poland on the Eve of the First World War -- 2 The First World War and the Emergence of Independent Poland -- 3 Independent Poland in Interwar Europe -- 4 The Outbreak and the Course of the second World war -- 5 Post-war Poland, 1945-70 -- 6 From Gierek to Solidarity -- 7 Post-communist Poland
Note The spirit of Polish nationalism has frequently been at odds with the modernising drives of democracy and communism. Anita Prazmowska traces this conflict from the emergence of an independent Poland in 1918 to the present day, when Polish membership of the EU is changing perceptions both within Poland and in the wider world
LC subject Poland -- History -- 1918-1945
Poland -- History -- 1945-
Poland -- Politics and government -- 1918-1945
Poland -- Politics and government -- 1945-1980
Nationalism -- Poland
ISBN 9781848852730 (hbk.)
1848852738 (hbk.)