Books on history recently published in Poland.
30 January 2017
“I Am the Last One”: Lidia Ciołkosz – Witness of the 20th Century is the title of the online exhibition by the Polish History Museum dedicated to Lidia Ciołkosz. She was an activist for independence and socialism, a columnist and historian, member of the Polish Socialist Party in exile,...
28 January 2017
The tenth edition of the grant competition by the Polish History Museum has been announced. The grants are awarded to support studies on Polish history and enterprises propagating knowledge about our history abroad.
In 2017, the grants are awarded to twelve researchers. The grants awarded:
26 January 2017
The exhibition which opens in two days is part of the programme accompanying the premiere of the opera The Passenger at the Musiktheater im Revier in Gelsenkirchen.
The exhibition presents the life of the writer Zofia Posmysz and her literary works inspired by her...
19 December 2016
The album contains several dozen photographs taken by Maksymilian Fajans, including the views of Warsaw of the 1860s and 1870s and pictures documenting the life of the city.
Among them are photographs from the opening ceremony of Kierbedź’s bridge, the interior of famous Lourse’s pattiserie...
15 December 2016
Filling a sizable gap in the literature, White Eagle, Black Madonna is a systematic study of the Catholic Church in Poland and among the Polish diaspora. Polish Catholicism has not been particularly well understood outside of Poland, and certainly not in the Anglophone world. Robert E....
Primed for Violence Murder, Antisemitism, and Democratic Politics in Interwar Poland by Paul Brykczynski
13 December 2016
The assassination that changed a nation.
In 1922, the new Republic of Poland democratically elected its first president, Gabriel Narutowicz. Because his supporters included a Jewish political party, an opposing faction of antisemites demanded his resignation. Within hours, bloody riots erupted in...
10 December 2016
The Witold Pilecki Center for Totalitarian Studies, founded in 2016, pursues interdisciplinary research and reflection on the Polish experience of confronting two totalitarian regimes in the twentieth century.
The Second World War began in 1939 with a consecutive attack on Poland by Germany and...
22 November 2016
The early Republic of Poland was a nation of many religions, with its eastern regions representing a mosaic of religions that was exceptional in Europe. The authors of this book decided to describe common relations of those communities from a topographical perspective. Their work – based on...