Poland in the Twentieth Century

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Poland in the Twentieth Century

Peter D Stachura

ISBN 033375266X
London: Palgrave Macmillan



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A collection of essays on Poland's historical development during the twentieth century. Overall theme is Poland's fight for independence against the hostile powers of Germany and Russia. Two of the essays discuss the Polish military heroes General Wladyslaw Sikorski and General Stanislaw Maczek. The position of the exiled Poles in Scotland after the second world war is considered in a further essay.

The book contains the following essays:

  1. Poland's Independence: From Versailles to Yalta and Beyond
  2. The Second Republic: A Historical Overview
  3. The Polish-Jewish Symbiosis in the Second Republic, 1918-39
  4. Wladyslaw Sikorski: Solider, Politician and Statesman, 1881-1943
  5. Gerneral Stanislaw Maczek: A Biographical Profile
  6. Poles and Jews in the Second World War
  7. The Polish Minority in Scotland: 1945 until the Present
  8. Polish Nationalism in the Post-Communist Era