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God's Playground: A History of Poland, Vol. 1: The Origins to 1795 (1981)

by Norman Davies

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An incredible book, even if I can't remember ever taking so long to finish one. Extremely dense with information; there's more than a person could ever hope to retain to memory here--fact after fact. What really makes this book stand out in my mind though is that Davies makes it all come together. I may not remember many of the dates and details, but I feel like I have a general understanding of Polish history that I never obtained from any other text on the subject. Davies also doesn't shy away from argument, he takes conventional myths on head on with historical fact. Zbit dobra. ( )
  palaverofbirds | Mar 29, 2013 |
A comprehensive treatment of (what was then) an unfashionable subject. Notable for the mark it made not only on academia but through its distribution in Cold War Poland. ( )
  jontseng | Jan 4, 2007 |
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Abraomas Kulvietis

Adam Kisiel

Administrative division of Polish territories during World War II

Austrian Partition

Łaski's Statute

Żywoty świętych

History of Pomerania (1806–1933)

History of printing in Poland

History of Vilnius

History of Warsaw

History of Western civilization

Ignacy Jakub Massalski

Provisional Government of National Unity

Provisional Government of the Republic of Poland

Racism in Poland

Racism in the Soviet Union

Red złoty

Repatriation of Poles (1955–59)

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