Publications

The First Enigma Codebreaker. Marian Rejewski who passed the baton to Alan Turing

The history of Enigma is of interest to many researchers and authors on an international scale. The capture and unraveling of the most hidden secret of the army of the Third Reich that was decisive for the fate of one of the greatest armed conflicts in the history of the world appeals to everyone from...

The Last Consolation. Vanished The Testimony of a Sonderkommando in Auschwitz

A unique and haunting first-person Holocaust account by Zalmen Gradowski, a Sonderkommando prisoner killed in Auschwitz. On October 7, 1944, a group of Jewish prisoners in Auschwitz obtained explosives and rebelled against their Nazi murderers. It was a desperate uprising that was defeated by the end of the day. More than four hundred prisoners were...

Footprints of Polonia: Polish Historical Sites Across North America

The innumerable contributions of Polish immigrants and their descendants on communities in North America can be seen on monuments, bridges, churches, cultural centers, and cemeteries across the continent. These “footprints” of Polonia (the Polish diaspora), commemorating towering events and figures from history that are a source of pride among Polish Americans, are cataloged for readers...

Utopia's Discontents: Russian Émigrés and the Quest for Freedom, 1830s-1930s

In April 1917, Lenin arrived at Petrograd’s Finland Station and set foot on Russian soil for the first time in over a decade. For most of the past seventeen years, the Bolshevik leader had lived in exile, moving between Europe’s many “Russian colonies” – large and politically active communities of émigrés in London, Paris, and...

"Polish anti-communism in the 20th Century"

The book ‘Polish anti-communism in the 20th Century’ illustrates the attitudes of Poles towards the activities of communists and towards communist ideology itself in the 20th century. In the twenty works prepared by first-rate specialists, the reader will have the opportunity to learn about various variants of Polish anti-communism. One can trace how it developed...

The Chernobyl Effect: Antinuclear Protests and the Molding of Polish Democracy, 1986–1990 (Protest, Culture & Society Book 32)

The 1986 Chernobyl catastrophe was not only a human and ecological disaster, but also a political-ideological one, severely discrediting Soviet governance and galvanizing dissidents in the Eastern Bloc. In the case of Poland, what began as isolated protests against the Soviet nuclear site grew to encompass domestic nuclear projects in general, and in the process...

The Girl Who Escaped from Auschwitz

Millions of people walked through Auschwitz’s gates, but she was the first woman who escaped. This powerful novel tells the inspiring true story of Mala Zimetbaum, whose heroism will never be forgotten, and whose fate altered the course of history… Nobody leaves Auschwitz alive. Mala, inmate 19880, understood that the moment she stepped off the...

Jozef Pilsudski: Founding Father of Modern Poland Hardcover

The story of the enigmatic Jozef Pilsudski, the founding father of modern Poland: a brilliant military leader and high-minded statesman who betrayed his own democratic vision by seizing power in a military coup. In the story of modern Poland, no one stands taller than Jozef Pilsudski. From the age of sixteen he devoted his life...

A Traveller's History of Poland

Poland is a major European country with nearly 40 million inhabitants and a land area comparable to Spain. It has played a major role in European history but its subjugation by foreign powers in the nineteenth century and during the Cold War eclipsed Poland in the minds of many in Western Europe and the United...
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