Sketches from a secret war : a Polish artist's mission to liberate Soviet Ukraine (Book, 2005) [WorldCat.org]
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Sketches from a secret war : a Polish artist's mission to liberate Soviet Ukraine

Author: Timothy Snyder
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The forgotten protagonist of this true account aspired to be a Cubist painter in his native Kyiv. In a Europe remade by the First World War, his talents led him to different roles - intelligence operative, powerful statesman, underground activist, lifelong conspirator. Henryk Jozewski directed Polish intelligence in Ukraine, governed the borderland region of Volhynia in the interwar years, worked in the anti-Nazi
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Jan Henryk Józewski; Józewski; Jan Henryk Józewski; Jan Henryk Józewski
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Snyder
ISBN: 030010670X 9780300106701 9780300125993 0300125992
OCLC Number: 59148030
Description: xxiii, 347 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Prologue : interrogations --
Introduction : cubism and conspiracy --
pt. 1. An artful ascent --
1. Matters of trust --
2. Promethean Ukraine --
3. Theaters of politics --
4. Spies of winter --
pt. 2. A political descent --
5. Stalin's famine --
6. The Polish terror --
7. A revolution prepared --
8. Revindications of souls --
pt. 3. The local world war --
9. Glass houses --
10. Nazi occupation --
11. Conspiring women --
12. Communist prison --
Epilogue : representations.
Other Titles: Polish artist's mission to liberate Soviet Ukraine
Responsibility: Timothy Snyder.
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Henryk Jozewski directed Polish intelligence in Ukraine, governed the borderland region of Volhynia in the interwar years, worked in the anti-Nazi and anti-Soviet underground during the WWII, and  Read more...

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"The broad interests and talents both of the book's subject and of its author result in a rich slice of Polish history and culture from approximately 1918 to 1956. Timothy Snyder skillfully weaves Read more...

 
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