15 November 2017
This book offers an extensive introduction and 13 diverse essays on how World War II, the Holocaust, and their aftermath affected Jewish families and Jewish communities, with an especially close look at the roles played by women, youth, and children.
Focusing on Eastern and Central Europe, themes...
Transnational Homosexuals in Communist Poland. Cross-Border Flows in Gay and Lesbian Magazines by Lukasz Szulz
06 November 2017
This book traces the fascinating history of the first Polish gay and lesbian magazines to explore the globalization of LGBT identities and politics in Central and Eastern Europe during the twilight years of the Cold War.
It details the emergence of homosexual movement and charts cross-border...
27 October 2017
The re-open Museum of Warsaw released a book accompanying the core exhibition. As all featured objects of each of the rooms described in it, the publication is a thing of beauty itself. A perfect reference work both before and after the visit, it can be purchased at the entrance to the...
31 July 2017
This volume presents a series of chapters about the Great War and memory in Central and South-Eastern Europe which will widen the insufficient and spotty representations of the Great War in that region.
The contributors deliver an important addition to present-day scholarship on the more or...
19 June 2017
A map of locations mentioned in testimonies, historical background of specific events, photographs of victims and witnesses of totalitarian crimes – these are but a few new functionalities available at ChroniclesofTerror.pl, one of the biggest collections of civilian testimonies from occupied...
03 June 2017
Poland's Security Policy. The West, Russia, and the Changing International Order examines how the changing post-Cold War order affected Poland's security policy and particularly how the West's weakening position and Russia's revisionist policy reinforced the traditional view of security in...
22 May 2017
The album “The Lost World” is a journey in time to the world which does no longer exist. The journey begins with a photograph of Luboml, a small town in eastern Poland where nearly 95% of the population were Jews.
The last photograph in the album is a fascinating portrait of Zuzanna...
19 April 2017
This volume brings together leading scholars to examine how the Church has brought its values into the political sphere and, in the process, alienated some of the younger generation in Poland.
Since the disintegration of the communist one-party state at the end of the 1980s, the Catholic ...