The Polish Way: A Thousand-year History of the Poles and Their Culture

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Hippocrene Books, 1994 - Social Science - 422 pages
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Mr. Zamoyski believes there is a need for a new synthesis of Poland's past because of the heavily nationalist and political coloring of existing works. He strives to place Polish history more squarely in its European context, and he pays special attention to developments that had repercussions beyond the boundaries of the country.

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Good read. Poland's history is a lot like Hungary's in that it seems it's been determined by great(er) powers adjacent to its territory and its inability to defend itself or set a clear path of ... Read full review

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Adam Zamoyski was born in New York, was educated at Oxford, & lives in London. His other books include biographies of Chopin & Paderewski & a history of Poland.

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