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The Captive Mind
The Captive Mind
by Czeslaw Milosz
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The best known prose work by the winner of the 1980 Nobel Prize for Literature examines the moral and intellectual conflicts faced by men and women living under totalitarianism of the left or right.... (read more)

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Neighbors: The Destruction of the Jewish Community in Jedwabne, Poland
Neighbors: The Destruction of the Jewish Community in Jedwabne, Poland
by Jan T Gross
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On a summer day in 1941 in Nazi-occupied Poland, half of the town of Jedwabne brutally murdered the other half: 1,600 men, women, and children-all but seven of the town's Jews. In this shocking and compelling study, historian Jan Gross pieces together... (read more)

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Gods Playground a History of Poland Volume 1
Gods Playground a History of Poland Volume 1
by Norman Davies
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The most comprehensive survey of Polish history available in English, "God's Playground" demonstrates Poland's importance in European history from medieval times to the present.... (read more)

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The Trouble with History: Morality, Revolution, and Counterrevolution (Politics and Culture)
The Trouble with History: Morality, Revolution, and Counterrevolution (Politics and Culture)
by Adam Michnik
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Renowned Eastern European author Adam Michnik was jailed for more than six years by the communist regime in Poland for his dissident activities. He was an outspoken voice for democracy in the world divided by the Iron Curtain and has remained so to the... (read more)

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Secret Life: The Polish Officer, His Covert Mission, and the Price He Paid to Save His Country
Secret Life: The Polish Officer, His Covert Mission, and the Price He Paid to Save His Country
by Benjamin Weiser
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In August 1972, Ryszard Kuklinski, a highly respected colonel in the Polish Army, embarked on what would become one of the most extraordinary human intelligence operations of the Cold War. Despite the extreme risk to himself and his family, he contacted... (read more)

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The Triumph of Provocation
The Triumph of Provocation
by Jozef Mackiewicz
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This masterful political treatise, first published in 1962, examines the history and nature of Communism as it developed in the Soviet Union and in Poland. Józef Mackiewicz, known for his relentless opposition to Communism, argues that... (read more)

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Between the Brown and the Red: Nationalism, Catholicism, and Communism in Twentieth-Century Poland--The Politics of Boleslaw Piasecki (Ohio University Press Polish and Polish-American Studies)
Between the Brown and the Red: Nationalism, Catholicism, and Communism in Twentieth-Century Poland--The Politics of Boleslaw Piasecki (Ohio University Press Polish and Polish-American Studies)
by Mikolaj Stanislaw Kunicki
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In this study of the relationship of nationalism, communism, authoritarianism, and religion in twentieth-century Poland, Mikolaj Kunicki shows how the countryandrsquo;s communist rulers tried to adapt communism to local traditions, particularly... (read more)

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Professionals Power & Solidarity in Poland :A Critical Sociology of Soviet Type Society
Professionals Power & Solidarity in Poland :A Critical Sociology of Soviet Type Society
by Michael D Kennedy
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This pathbreaking study analyzes Solidarity, one of the most important social movements of the century, and its significance in Soviet societies.... (read more)

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Lives of the Orange Men: A Biographical History of the Polish Orange Alternative Movement
Lives of the Orange Men: A Biographical History of the Polish Orange Alternative Movement
by Waldemar Fydrych
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Between 1981 and 1989 in Wroclaw Poland, in an atmosphere in which dissent was forbidden and martial law a reality, the art-activist Orange Alternative movement developed and deployed their 'socialist sur-realism' in absurd street-painting and large... (read more)

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A History of Poland (Palgrave Essential Histories)
A History of Poland (Palgrave Essential Histories)
by Anita J Prazmowska
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The turbulent history of Poland has long attracted international interest. In this wide-ranging survey, Anita J. Prazmowska explores the story of Poland from early settlements, through to the emergence of the Kingdom of Poland, the loss of independence... (read more)

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Institutional Barriers to Economic Development: Poland's Incomplete Transition
Institutional Barriers to Economic Development: Poland's Incomplete Transition
by Jan Winiecki
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Poland's transition from socialism to capitalism has largely been praised as a success story. In reality, however, Poland's case is an "incomplete" transition. Looking at the processes involved in economic transition, covering key issues including... (read more)

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A Secret Life: The Polish Officer, His Covert Mission, and the Price He Paid ToSave His Country
A Secret Life: The Polish Officer, His Covert Mission, and the Price He Paid ToSave His Country
by Benjamin Weiser
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For almost a decade, Col. Ryszard Kuklinski betrayed the Communist leadership of Poland, cooperating with the CIA in one of the most extraordinary intelligence operations of the Cold War. But even after freedom came to Poland, a riddle remained: was... (read more)

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Fear : Anti-semitism in Poland After Auschwitz (07 Edition)
Fear : Anti-semitism in Poland After Auschwitz (07 Edition)
by Jan Gross
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Gross investigates the violence directed at Jews in Poland at the conclusion of World War II. For more than half a century, what happened to the Jewish Holocaust survivors has been cloaked in guilt and shame. Writing with passion, brilliance, and fierce... (read more)

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Eastern European Studies #5: Democracy at Dawn: Notes from Poland and Points East
Eastern European Studies #5: Democracy at Dawn: Notes from Poland and Points East
by Frederick Quinn
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From the sweeping changes of democratic reform to the bloody conflict of the Chechen Republic, 1993-95 was a tumultuous and critical time for Eastern Europe and the former Soviet republics. During that two-year period, Frederick Quinn toured the former... (read more)

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The Origins of Modern Polish Democracy (Polish and Polish American Studies)
The Origins of Modern Polish Democracy (Polish and Polish American Studies)
by M B B Biskupski
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The Origins of Modern Polish Democracy is a series of closely integrated essays that traces the idea of democracy in Polish thought and practice. It begins with the transformative events of the mid-nineteenth century, which witnessed revolutionary... (read more)

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Story of a Secret State: My Report to the World
Story of a Secret State: My Report to the World
by Jan Karski
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Jan Karski's Story of a Secret State stands as one of the most poignant and inspiring memoirs of World War II and the Holocaust. With elements of a spy thriller, documenting his experiences in the Polish Underground, and as one of the first accounts of... (read more)

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Collapse of State Socialism: The Case of Poland
Collapse of State Socialism: The Case of Poland
by Bartomiej Kaminski
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Does the abrupt collapse of communist regimes in Eastern Europe arise only from errors in implementing the policy of state socialism, leaving the concept itself still a potentially valid one? Bartlomiej Kaminski argues to the contrary: state socialism... (read more)

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On Cultural Freedom: An Exploration of Public Life in Poland & America
On Cultural Freedom: An Exploration of Public Life in Poland & America
by Jeffrey C Goldfarb
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In this timely study, Jeffrey C. Goldfarb explores the nature and prospects of cultural freedom by examining the conditions that favor or threaten its development in the political East and West. Goldfarb—who examines conditions in the Soviet... (read more)

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Melchior Wankowicz: Poland S Master of the Written Word
Melchior Wankowicz: Poland S Master of the Written Word
by Aleksandra Ziolkowska Boehm
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Poland: A History
Poland: A History
by Adam Zamoyski
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