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'... the best short guide to Polish history currently available in English.' English Historical Review
'... the best short guide to Polish history currently available in English.' Robert I. Frost, King's College London, Oxford Academic Journals
'... two chapters, on the partitions era to 1918, are excellent ... a judicious balance of pertinent information and lucid, thoughtful analysis.' History
''Jerzy Lukowski and Hubert Zawadzki's joint contribution to the Cambridge Concise Histories series was enthusiastically received by most reviewers following its initial publication in 2001 ... In their contrasting styles, both authors are masters of the English language; Lukowski exhibits mordancy, Zawadzki equipoise ...Authoritative and lucid, A Concise History of Poland has become by some margin the best one-volume history of Poland available in any language.' Central Europe
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Jerzy Lukowski is Reader in Polish History at the University of Birmingham. His publications include The Partitions of Poland 1772, 1793, 1795 (1999) and The European Nobility in the Eighteenth Century (2003). Hubert Zawadzki teaches history at Abingdon School. His publications include A Man of Honour: Adam Czartoryski as Statesman of Russia and Poland 17951831 (1993).
Preface; Note on Polish pronunciation; List of illustrations; List of maps; Part I. Poland to 1795: 1. Piast Poland, ?1385; 2. Jagiellonian Poland, 13851572; 3. The commonwealth of the two nations, 15721795; Part II. Poland after 1795: 4. Challenging the partitions, 17951864; 5. An era of transformation, 18641914; 6. Independence regained and lost, 191445; 7. Communism and the Cold War, 194589; 8. A new republic 1989; Genealogical charts of Polish rulers; Lists of heads of state, presidents, communist party leaders, 19182000; Bibliography.