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Poland between the wars, 1918-1939

Author: Peter D Stachura
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Incorporating selective papers from a successful conference organized at the University of Stirling in October 1997 by The Polish Society, this book presents challenging and frequently revisionist views on a variety of central and controversial topics relating to the history of the inter-war Polish Republic. The essays analyse its historiography; its bitter dispute with Germany over the region of Upper Silesia in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
History
Congresses
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter D Stachura
ISBN: 0312216807 9780312216801 033373680X 9780333736807
OCLC Number: 38930524
Notes: "Most of the contributions in this volume were originally presented in abbreviated form at a conference "Poland Between the Wars, 1918-1939," organized by the Polish Society at the University of Stirling on 11 October 1997"--Preface.
Description: xiii, 153 pages : map ; 23 cm
Contents: The Second Republic in Historiographical Outline / Peter D. Stachura --
Three Insurrections: Upper Silesia, 1919-21 / Peter Lesniewski --
The Battle of Warsaw, August 1920, and the Development of the Second Polish Republic / Peter D. Stachura --
National Identity and the Ethnic Minorities in Early Inter-War Poland / Peter D. Stachura --
Freedom of the Press in Inter-War Poland: The System of Control / John M. Bates --
Poland's Defence Preparations in 1939 / Andrzej Suchcitz --
Principal Officers of the Second Polish Republic, 1918-39 --
Chronology: Poland, 1914-39.
Responsibility: edited by Peter D. Stachura.

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...this is a welcome little volume that should prove useful in introducing the interested but uninformed reader to some of the major issues of interwar Polish history. American Historical Review

 
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