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Civil War in Poland 1942-1948 : Studies in Russia and East Europe - Anita J. Prazmowska

Civil War in Poland 1942-1948

Studies in Russia and East Europe

Hardcover Published: 29th July 2004
ISBN: 9780333982129
Number Of Pages: 252

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This challenging new work uses archival research to examine Poland's government in exile during the Second World War as it sought both to fight against the advances of Germany and the Soviet Union, and to prepare for the moment when it would once more be possible to establish a national Polish government. The author suggests that the Poles were as much at war with themselves throughout the war and in the years immediately following the end of hostilities as they were with the German and Soviet forces. "Civil War in Poland, 1942-1948" contributes to the debate on the fate of Poland in this complex period, the origins of Communist regimes in Eastern Europe, and the process of transformation in Europe during and since the Second World War.

Preface
Introduction
Poland under Occupation: 1941-1942
1943: The Breakthrough
1944: The Soviet Entry into Poland
The Liberation of Poland
The Establishment of Communist Control in Poland: 1944-1947
The Opposition
The Unwanted: The Creation of a Nation-State
Towards a Communist Government
Conclusion
Bibliography
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ISBN: 9780333982129
ISBN-10: 0333982126
Series: Studies in Russia and East Europe
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 252
Published: 29th July 2004
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.46
Edition Number: 1