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Poland in the Modern World: Beyond Martyrdom by Brian Porter-Sz̋cs

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Contents

LIST OF FIGURES

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

PRONUNCIATION GUIDE

INTRODUCTION

Notes

1 POLES WITHOUT POLAND, 1795–1918

Languages and Labels

Faith and Fatherland

Nation Building and the National Struggle

Industry, Cities, and Modernity

Notes

Further Reading

2 THE POLITICAL LANDSCAPE AT THE START OF THE 20TH CENTURY

Varieties of Socialism

National Democracy

Agrarians

Notes

Further Reading

3 NATION AND/OR REVOLUTION, 1914–22

The PPS and the Endecja

War and Revolution

The Polish Revolution

The Polish–Bolshevik War

Notes

Further Reading

4 THE AMBIVALENCE OF DEMOCRACY AND AUTHORITY, 1922–39

The Nation-State versus the Civic-State

The May Coup

The Sanacja

Notes

Further Reading

5 HYPERINFLATION AND DEPRESSION: THE INTERWAR PERIOD

Regional Differences

The Great Inflation

The Great Depression

Notes

Further Reading

6 JEWS, UKRAINIANS, AND OTHER POLES IN THE INTERWAR PERIOD

Jewish Poles and Polish Jews

Ukrainians

Notes

Further Reading

7 WORLD WAR II, 1939–45

The September Campaign

Occupation and Terror

Resistance

Contested Memories

Notes

Further Reading

8 CONQUEST OR REVOLUTION? 1945–56

The Ideological Stakes

Power Politics and the Start of the Cold War, 1944–48

The Experience of Stalinism

Notes

Further Reading

9 THE YEAR 1956 AND THE RISE OF NATIONAL COMMUNISM

Gomułka’s “Thaw”

Gomułka’s “Polish Road”

Notes

Further Reading

10 COMMUNISM AND CONSUMERISM

The Emergence of the Communist Consumer

Notes

Further Reading

11 THE END OF THE PRL, 1976–89

Dissent and Opposition

Solidarity

1989

Notes

Further ...

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