Polish and Polish-American Studies Series

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  1. Colonial Fantasies, Imperial Realities
    Ureña Valerio illuminates nested imperial and colonial relations using sources ranging from medical texts and state documents to travel literature and fiction. She analyzes scientific and medical debates to connect medicine,... Learn More
    Published: 28th August 2019
    Hardback | £58.00
  2. Writing the Polish American Woman in Postwar Ethnic Fiction
    Through close readings of several Polish American and Polish Canadian novels and short stories published over the last seven decades, Kozaczka demonstrates how Polish American women writers have shown a strong awareness of their... Learn More
    Published: 26th February 2019
    Hardback | £41.00
  3. Marta
    Of trailblazing Polish novelist Eliza Orzeszkowa’s many works of social realism, Marta is among the best known, but until now it has not been available in English. Easily a peer of The Awakening and A Doll’s House, the novel... Learn More
    Published: 7th August 2018
    Hardback | £17.99
  4. The Politics of Morality
    The Politics of Morality is an anthropological study of the expansion of power of the religious right in postsocialist Poland and its effects on individual rights and social mores.... Learn More
    Published: 15th July 2015
    Hardback | £62.00
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  5. Taking Liberties
    Moving beyond a traditional study of Polish dramatic literature, Taking Liberties is a masterful intellectual history of what may be called patriotism without borders: a nonnational form of loyalty compatible with the universal... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 2015
    Hardback | £74.00
    Paperback | £27.99
  6. The Clash of Moral Nations
    The Clash of Moral Nations is a study of the political culture of interwar Poland, as reflected in and by the May 1926 coup and the following period of “sanacja.”... Learn More
    Published: 30th September 2006
    Hardback | £41.00
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  7. Between the Brown and the Red
    Between the Brown and the Red captures the multifaceted nature of church-state relations in communist Poland, relations that oscillated between mutual confrontation, accommodation, and dialogue. Ironically, under communism the... Learn More
    Published: 4th July 2012
    Hardback | £41.00
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  8. The Borders of Integration
    A comparative study of Polish migrants in the Ruhr Valley and in northeastern Pennsylvania, The Borders of Integration questions assumptions about race and white immigrant assimilation a hundred years ago, highlighting how the... Learn More
    Published: 13th April 2011
    Paperback | £23.99
  9. The Origins of Modern Polish Democracy
    The Origins of Modern Polish Democracy is a series of closely integrated essays that traces the idea of democracy in Polish thought and practice.... Learn More
    Published: 15th April 2010
    Hardback | £66.00
    Paperback | £33.00
  10. Rome’s Most Faithful Daughter
    When an independent Poland reappeared on the map of Europe after World War I, it was widely regarded as the most Catholic country on the continent. Yet the relations of the Second Polish Republic with the Church proved far more... Learn More
    Published: 15th October 2009
    Hardback | £41.00
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  11. The Exile Mission
    At midcentury, two distinct Polish immigrant groups—those Polish Americans who were descendants of economic immigrants from the turn of the twentieth century and the Polish political refugees who chose exile after World... Learn More
    Published: 15th August 2009
    Paperback | £27.99
  12. The Law of the Looking Glass
    The Law of the Looking Glass: Cinema in Poland, 1896–1939 reveals the complex relationship between nationhood, national language, and national cinema in Europe before World War II.... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 2008
    Hardback | £27.99
  13. Holy Week
    At the height of the Nazi extermination campaign in the Warsaw Ghetto, a young Jewish woman, Irena, seeks the protection of her former lover, a young architect, Jan Malecki. By taking her in, he puts his own life and the safety... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2006
    Paperback | £14.99
  14. Testaments
    Polish émigrés have written poignantly about the pain of exile in letters, diaries, and essays; others, more recently, have recreated Polish-American communities in works of fiction. But it is Danuta Mostwin’s fiction, until... Learn More
    Published: 30th May 2005
    Hardback | £27.99
    Paperback | £12.99
  15. Grasinski Girls
    The Grasinski Girls examines the complexity of ordinary lives, exposing privileges taken for granted as well as nuances of oppression often overlooked. Basing her account on interviews with her mother and aunts, Mary Erdmans explores... Learn More
    Published: 29th November 2004
    Hardback | £41.00
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  16. Auschwitz, Poland, and the Politics of Commemoration, 1945–1979
    Few places in the world carry as heavy a burden of history as Auschwitz. Remembered as the most prominent site of Nazi crimes, Auschwitz has had tremendous symbolic weight in the postwar world. Auschwitz, Poland, and the Politics... Learn More
    Published: 15th December 2003
    Hardback | £41.00
    Paperback | £23.99
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