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- DescriptionPoland 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 ecomic 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.
- Author BiographyBrian Porter-Szucs is Professor of History at the University of Michigan, where he has taught since 1994. He is the author of Faith and Fatherland: Catholicism, Modernity, and Poland (2011) and When Nationalism Began to Hate: Imagining Modern Politics in Nineteenth-Century Poland (2000). He is also the co-editor, with Bruce Berglund, of Christianity and Modernity in Eastern Europe (2010).
- Author(s)Brian Porter-Szucs
- PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons Ltd
- Date of Publication28/02/2014
- SubjectRegional History
- Series TitleNew History of Modern Europe
- Place of PublicationChicester
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintWiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
- Weight636 g
- Width161 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine23 mm
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