Reviews

Author: 
Robert Forczyk
Reviewer: 
Jadwiga Biskupska

Biskupska on Forczyk, 'Case White: The Invasion of Poland 1939'

Robert Forczyk. Case White: The Invasion of Poland 1939. Oxford: Osprey Publishing, 2019. Illustrations. 416 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4728-3495-9

Reviewed by Jadwiga Biskupska (Sam Houston State University) Published on H-Poland (July, 2020) Commissioned by Anna Muller (University of Michigan - Dearborn)

Author: 
Magdalena Nowak
Reviewer: 
Marta Studenna-Skrukwa

Studenna-Skrukwa on Nowak, 'Dwa światy: Zagadnienie identyfikacji narodowej Andrzeja Szeptyckiego w latach 1865-1914'

Magdalena Nowak. Dwa światy: Zagadnienie identyfikacji narodowej Andrzeja Szeptyckiego w latach 1865-1914. Gdańsk: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Gdańskiego, 2018. 613 pp. 43,99 zł (paper), ISBN 978-83-7865-617-3.

Reviewed by Marta Studenna-Skrukwa (Instytut Wschodni Uniwersytetu im. A. Mickiewicza w Poznaniu) Published on H-Poland (April, 2020) Commissioned by Anna Muller (University of Michigan - Dearborn)

Author: 
Lenny A. Ureña Valerio
Reviewer: 
Peter Polak-Springer

Polak-Springer on Ureña Valerio, 'Colonial Fantasies, Imperial Realities: Race Science and the Making of Polishness on the Fringes of the German Empire, 1840-1920'

Lenny A. Ureña Valerio. Colonial Fantasies, Imperial Realities: Race Science and the Making of Polishness on the Fringes of the German Empire, 1840-1920. Polish and Polish American Studies Series. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2019. Illustrations. 320 pp. $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8214-2373-8

Author: 
Weronika Kostyrko
Reviewer: 
Joanna Sliwa

Sliwa on Kostyrko, 'Tancerka i zaglada Historia Poli Nirenskiej'

Weronika Kostyrko. Tancerka i zaglada Historia Poli Nirenskiej. Warsaw: Czerwone i czarne, 2019. 438 pp. $28.99 (paper), ISBN 978-83-66219-09-0.

Reviewed by Joanna Sliwa (Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany (Claims Conference)) Published on H-Poland (April, 2020) Commissioned by Anna Muller (University of Michigan - Dearborn)

Author: 
Joanna Wojdon
Reviewer: 
Francis Raska

Raska on Wojdon, 'White and Red Umbrella: The Polish American Congress in the Cold War Era 1944-1988'

Joanna Wojdon. White and Red Umbrella: The Polish American Congress in the Cold War Era 1944-1988. Saint Helena: Helena History Press, 2015. ix + 360 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-943596-00-3.

Reviewed by Francis Raska (Charles University) Published on H-Poland (March, 2020) Commissioned by Anna Muller (University of Michigan - Dearborn)

Author: 
Anna Müller
Reviewer: 
Wilson T. Bell

Bell on Müller, 'If the Walls Could Speak: Inside a Women's Prison in Communist Poland'

Anna Müller. If the Walls Could Speak: Inside a Women's Prison in Communist Poland. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. 344 pp. $74.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-049986-0.

Reviewed by Wilson T. Bell (Thompson Rivers University) Published on H-Poland (February, 2020) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Author: 
Lisa Jakelski
Reviewer: 
Malgorzata Fidelis

Fidelis on Jakelski, 'Making New Music in Cold War Poland: The Warsaw Autumn Festival, 1956-1968'

Lisa Jakelski. Making New Music in Cold War Poland: The Warsaw Autumn Festival, 1956-1968. California Studies in 20th-Century Music Series. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2017. Illustrations. 272 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-29254-3.

Reviewed by Malgorzata Fidelis (University of Illinois at Chicago) Published on H-Poland (January, 2020) Commissioned by Anna Muller (University of Michigan - Dearborn)

Author: 
Irina Astashkevich
Reviewer: 
Meghann Pytka

Pytka on Astashkevich, 'Gendered Violence: Jewish Women in the Pogroms of 1917 to 1921'

Irina Astashkevich. Gendered Violence: Jewish Women in the Pogroms of 1917 to 1921. Jews of Russia & Eastern Europe and Their Legacy Series. Boston: Academic Studies Press, 2018. 170 pp. $89.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-61811-616-1; $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-61811-999-5.

Reviewed by Meghann Pytka (Northwestern University) Published on H-Poland (January, 2020) Commissioned by Anna Muller (University of Michigan - Dearborn)

Author: 
Zofia Trębacz
Reviewer: 
Joanna Sliwa

Sliwa on Trębacz, 'Nie tylko Palestyna: Polskie plany emigracyjne wobec Żydów 1935-1939'

Zofia Trębacz. Nie tylko Palestyna: Polskie plany emigracyjne wobec Żydów 1935-1939. Warsaw: Żydowski Instytut Historyczny im. Emanuela Ringelbluma, 2018. 384 pp. $12.49 (paper), ISBN 978-83-65254-85-6.

Reviewed by Joanna Sliwa (Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany - Claims Conference) Published on H-Poland (December, 2019) Commissioned by Anna Muller (University of Michigan - Dearborn)

Author: 
Michał Wójcik
Reviewer: 
Joanna Sliwa

Sliwa on Wójcik, 'Treblinka 43: Bunt w fabryce śmierci'

Michał Wójcik. Treblinka 43: Bunt w fabryce śmierci. Kraków: Znak literanova, 2018. Illustrations. 317 pp. $32.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-83-240-4817-5.

Reviewed by Joanna Sliwa (Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany - Claims Conference) Published on H-Poland (November, 2019) Commissioned by Anna Muller (University of Michigan - Dearborn)

Author: 
Seth G. Jones
Reviewer: 
Anna Mazurkiewicz

Mazurkiewicz on Jones, 'A Covert Action: Reagan, the CIA, and the Cold War Struggle in Poland'

Seth G. Jones. A Covert Action: Reagan, the CIA, and the Cold War Struggle in Poland. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2018. Illustrations. viii + 418 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-393-24700-8.

Reviewed by Anna Mazurkiewicz (Universytet Gdański) Published on H-Poland (October, 2019) Commissioned by Anna Muller (University of Michigan - Dearborn)

Author: 
Vivian Hux Reed, ed.
Reviewer: 
Neal H. Pease

Pease on Reed, 'An American in Warsaw: Selected Writings of Hugh S. Gibson, US Minister to Poland 1919-1924'

Vivian Hux Reed, ed. An American in Warsaw: Selected Writings of Hugh S. Gibson, US Minister to Poland 1919-1924. Rochester Studies in East and Central Europe Series. Rochester: University of Rochester Press, 2018. 624 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-58046-929-6.

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