Poland in the Modern World: Beyond Martyrdom - download pdf or read online

By Brian Porter-Sz?cs

ISBN-10: 1444332198

ISBN-13: 9781444332193

Poland within the sleek global presents a historical past of the rustic from the past due 19th century to the current, incorporating new views from social and cultural heritage and positioning it in a huge worldwide context 

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

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But if that same shopkeeper traveled to Budapest to visit his cousin, he would find that his “Polishness” ­distinguished him in many ways from his “Hungarian” relatives. To really c­ omplicate matters, our shopkeeper would often deal with the city government in the role of “merchant,” with interests and needs that might sometimes clash with suppliers and customers regardless of faith or language. Once home he might have to settle a dispute between his children, at which point his role as “father” would be primary.

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