Books on history recently published in Poland.
22 April 2016
The book by Jan Olaszek tells the story of the independent publishing movement in the 1970s and 1980s.
The author, a historian from the education office of the Institute of National Remembrance (IPN), tries to combine a historian's apparatus with a lighter popular form more readily accessible...
19 April 2016
"The Visual Complex of the Polish Nineteenth Century," edited by Iwona Kurz, is published as the new issue of View.
The collection of texts are available through online open access in Polish and English. Issue No. 10 of View includes Album...
15 April 2016
The German invasion of the Soviet Union during the Second World War was central to Nazi plans for territorial expansion and genocidal demographic revolution.
To create “living space,” Nazi Germany pursued two policies. The first was the systematic murder of millions of Jews, Slavs, Roma, and...
07 April 2016
Proposals are welcome for monographs and edited collections for consideration in Academic Studies Press’s recently launched regional series:
This series welcomes proposals in Polish studies, including literature, film, performance studies, gender and women's studies,...
05 April 2016
The Institute of Literary Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences in cooperation with Pro Cultura Litteraria Association published an issue of bimonthly "Teksty Drugie", titled "The return of generation?", dedicated to the problem of usefulness of the category of generation...
31 March 2016
Time: Thursday, April 7, 2016, 6:30 p.m.
Venue: New York Public Library
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner Room
Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz (1885-1939), known as "Witkacy," may have been Europe's most radical novelist, dramatist, painter, and philosopher, in an era when...
31 March 2016
An edition of foreign-ministry reports from the US, posted decades before Czesław Miłosz, the poet and writer, received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1980.
An edition of Czesław Miłosz's diplomatic reports from postings at the consulate in New York City then from the embassy in Washington,...
29 March 2016
The Making and Breaking of Soviet Lithuania. Memory and Modernity in the Wake of War
Appearing on the world stage in 1918, Lithuania suffered numerous invasions, border changes and large scale population displacements.The successive occupations of Stalin in 1940 and Hitler in 1941, mass...