Reviews

Author: 
Marek Haltof
Reviewer: 
Meghann Pytka

Pytka on Haltof, 'Screening Auschwitz: Wanda Jakubowska's The Last Stage and the Politics of Commemoration'

Marek Haltof. Screening Auschwitz: Wanda Jakubowska's The Last Stage and the Politics of Commemoration. Cultural Expressions of World War II Series. Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 2018. Illustrations. 208 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8101-3610-6; $99.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8101-3608-3; $34.95 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-8101-3609-0.

Reviewed by Meghann Pytka (Northwestern University) Published on H-Poland (March, 2021) Commissioned by Anna Muller (University of Michigan - Dearborn)

Author: 
Jeffrey Koerber
Reviewer: 
Joanna Sliwa

Sliwa on Koerber, 'Borderland Generation: Soviet and Polish Jews under Hitler'

Jeffrey Koerber. Borderland Generation: Soviet and Polish Jews under Hitler. Modern Jewish History Series. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2020. Illustrations, maps. 286 pp. $39.95 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-8156-5465-0; $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8156-3637-3; $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8156-3619-9.

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

Author: 
Monika Rudaś-Grodzka
Reviewer: 
Tomasz Jędrzejewski

Jędrzejewski on Rudaś-Grodzka, 'Sfinks słowiański i mumia polska'

Monika Rudaś-Grodzka. Sfinks słowiański i mumia polska. Warsaw: Instytut Badań Literackich Polskiej Akademii Nauk, 2013. Maps. 392 pp. 27 złoty (paper), ISBN 978-83-61750-32-1.

Reviewed by Tomasz Jędrzejewski (Warsaw University) Published on H-Poland (December, 2020) Commissioned by Anna Muller (University of Michigan - Dearborn)

Author: 
Grażyna J. Kozaczka
Reviewer: 
Jill Walker Gonzalez

Gonzalez on Kozaczka, 'Writing the Polish American Woman in Postwar Ethnic Fiction'

Grażyna J. Kozaczka. Writing the Polish American Woman in Postwar Ethnic Fiction. Polish and Polish American Studies Series. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2019. Illustrations. xvii + 271 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8214-2339-4

Author: 
Katarzyna Dośpiał-Borysiak, Kristen Ringdal, Sabrina P. Ramet, ed.
Reviewer: 
Adam Biliński

Biliński on Dośpiał-Borysiak and Ringdal and Ramet, 'Civic and Uncivic Values in Poland: Value Transformation, Education, and Culture'

Katarzyna Dośpiał-Borysiak, Kristen Ringdal, Sabrina P. Ramet, ed. Civic and Uncivic Values in Poland: Value Transformation, Education, and Culture. Budapest: Central European University Press, 2019. Illustrations, tables. 386 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-963-386-220-9

Author: 
Padraic Kenney
Reviewer: 
Kathleen Wroblewski

Wroblewski on Kenney, 'Dance in Chains: Political Imprisonment in the Modern World'

Padraic Kenney. Dance in Chains: Political Imprisonment in the Modern World. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. Illustrations. 344 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-937574-5

Reviewed by Kathleen Wroblewski (University of Michigan) Published on H-Poland (September, 2020) Commissioned by Anna Muller (University of Michigan - Dearborn)

Author: 
Agata Zysiak, Kamil Śmiechowski, Kamil Piskała, Wiktor Marzec, Kaja Kaźmierska, Jacek Burski
Reviewer: 
Marta Cieślak

Cieślak on Zysiak and Śmiechowski and Piskała and Marzec and Kaźmierska and Burski, 'From Cotton and Smoke: Łódź - Industrial City and Discourses of Asynchronous Modernity, 1897-1994'

Agata Zysiak, Kamil Śmiechowski, Kamil Piskała, Wiktor Marzec, Kaja Kaźmierska, Jacek Burski. From Cotton and Smoke: Łódź - Industrial City and Discourses of Asynchronous Modernity, 1897-1994. Krakow: Jagiellonian University Press, 2019. 308 pp. $60.00 (paper), ISBN 978-83-233-4488-9

Author: 
John Connelly
Reviewer: 
Jadwiga Biskupska

Biskupska on Connelly, 'From Peoples into Nations: A History of Eastern Europe'

John Connelly. From Peoples into Nations: A History of Eastern Europe. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2020. Illustrations, maps. 968 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-16712-1

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

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)

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