Reviews

Author: 
Elżbieta Janicka, Tomasz Żukowski
Reviewer: 
Joanna Sliwa

Sliwa on Janicka and Żukowski, 'Philo-Semitic Violence: Poland's Jewish Past in New Polish Narratives'

Elżbieta Janicka, Tomasz Żukowski. Philo-Semitic Violence: Poland's Jewish Past in New Polish Narratives. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2021. ix + 270 pp. $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-79363-669-0.

Reviewed by Joanna Sliwa (Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany (Claims Conference)) Published on H-Poland (May, 2022) Commissioned by Anna Muller (University of Michigan - Dearborn)

Author: 
Jonathan Huener
Reviewer: 
Jadwiga Biskupska

Biskupska on Huener, 'The Polish Catholic Church under German Occupation: The Reichsgau Wartheland, 1939-1945'

Jonathan Huener. The Polish Catholic Church under German Occupation: The Reichsgau Wartheland, 1939-1945. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2021. Illustrations. 374 pp. $41.99 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-253-05406-7; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-05402-9; $42.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-05404-3.

Reviewed by Jadwiga Biskupska (Sam Houston State University) Published on H-Poland (March, 2022) Commissioned by Anna Muller (University of Michigan - Dearborn)

Author: 
Lech Mróz
Reviewer: 
Matt Koval

Koval on Mróz, 'Roma-Gypsy Presence in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth: 15th-18th centuries'

Lech Mróz. Roma-Gypsy Presence in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth: 15th-18th centuries. Budapest: Central European University Press, 2015. Illustrations. 322 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-615505351-1.

Reviewed by Matt Koval (Valencia College, West Campus) Published on H-Poland (February, 2022) Commissioned by Anna Muller (University of Michigan - Dearborn)

Author: 
Marcin Piatkowski
Reviewer: 
Adam Biliński

Biliński on Piatkowski, 'Europe's Growth Champion: Insights from the Economic Rise of Poland'

Marcin Piatkowski. Europe's Growth Champion: Insights from the Economic Rise of Poland. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018. Illustrations. 400 pp. $105.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-878934-5.

Reviewed by Adam Biliński (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Poland (December, 2021) Commissioned by Anna Muller (University of Michigan - Dearborn)

Author: 
Judy Batalion
Reviewer: 
Joanna Sliwa

Sliwa on Batalion, 'The Light of Days: The Untold Story of Women Resistance Fighters in Hitler's Ghettos'

Judy Batalion. The Light of Days: The Untold Story of Women Resistance Fighters in Hitler's Ghettos. New York: William Morrow, 2021. 576 pp. $28.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-06-287421-4.

Reviewed by Joanna Sliwa (Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany (Claims Conference)) Published on H-Poland (November, 2021) Commissioned by Anna Muller (University of Michigan - Dearborn)

Author: 
Jochen Lingelbach
Reviewer: 
Piotr Puchalski

Puchalski on Lingelbach, 'On the Edges of Whiteness: Polish Refugees in British Colonial Africa during and after the Second World War'

Jochen Lingelbach. On the Edges of Whiteness: Polish Refugees in British Colonial Africa during and after the Second World War. New York: Berghahn Books, 2020. xi + 292 pp. $34.95 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-78920-447-6; $135.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78920-444-5.

Reviewed by Piotr Puchalski (Pedagogical University of Kraków) Published on H-Poland (November, 2021) Commissioned by Anna Muller (University of Michigan - Dearborn)

Author: 
Monika Stępień
Reviewer: 
Joanna Sliwa

Sliwa on Stępień, 'Miasto opowiedziane. Powojenny Krakow w swietle zydowskiej literatury dokumentu osobistego'

Monika Stępień. Miasto opowiedziane. Powojenny Krakow w swietle zydowskiej literatury dokumentu osobistego. Krakow: Austeria, 2018. 410 pp. $24.21 (cloth), ISBN 978-83-7866-324-9

Author: 
Łukasz Krzyżanowski
Reviewer: 
Joanna Sliwa

Sliwa on Krzyżanowski, 'Ghost Citizens: Jewish Return to a Postwar City'

Łukasz Krzyżanowski. Ghost Citizens: Jewish Return to a Postwar City. Translated by Madeline G. Levine. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2020. 352 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-98466-0.

Reviewed by Joanna Sliwa (Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany (Claims Conference)) Published on H-Poland (October, 2021) Commissioned by Anna Muller (University of Michigan - Dearborn)

Author: 
Aleksandra Konarzewska, Anna Nakai, Michał Przeperski, eds.
Reviewer: 
Krzysztof Jasiewicz

Jasiewicz on Konarzewska and Nakai and Przeperski, 'Unsettled 1968 in the Troubled Present: Revisiting the 50 Years of Discussions from East and Central Europe'

Aleksandra Konarzewska, Anna Nakai, Michał Przeperski, eds. Unsettled 1968 in the Troubled Present: Revisiting the 50 Years of Discussions from East and Central Europe. Routledge Studies in Modern History Series. London: Routledge, 2020. 244 pp. $160.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-367-22085-3; $48.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-03-208795-5.

Reviewed by Krzysztof Jasiewicz (Washington and Lee University) Published on H-Poland (October, 2021) Commissioned by Anna Muller (University of Michigan - Dearborn)

Author: 
Sol Goldberg, Scott Ury, Kalman Weiser, eds.
Reviewer: 
Robert E. Blobaum

Blobaum on Goldberg and Ury and Weiser, 'Key Concepts in the Study of Antisemitism'

Sol Goldberg, Scott Ury, Kalman Weiser, eds. Key Concepts in the Study of Antisemitism. Palgrave Critical Studies of Antisemitism and Racism Series. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, 2021. xviii + 336 pp. $19.99 (e-book), ISBN 978-3-030-51658-1; $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-3-030-51657-4.

Reviewed by Robert E. Blobaum (West Virginia University) Published on H-Poland (September, 2021) Commissioned by Anna Muller (University of Michigan - Dearborn)

Author: 
Katarzyna Person
Reviewer: 
Jadwiga Biskupska

Biskupska on Person, 'Warsaw Ghetto Police: The Jewish Order Service during the Nazi Occupation'

Katarzyna Person. Warsaw Ghetto Police: The Jewish Order Service during the Nazi Occupation. Translated by Zygmunt Nowak-Soliński. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2021. Illustrations. xii + 232 pp. $15.99 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-5017-5408-1; $32.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-5407-4.

Reviewed by Jadwiga Biskupska (Sam Houston State University) Published on H-Poland (August, 2021) Commissioned by Anna Muller (University of Michigan - Dearborn)

Author: 
Jędrzej Kitowicz
Reviewer: 
Bryan Kozik

Kozik on Kitowicz, 'Customs and Culture in Poland under the Last Saxon King: Selections from Opis obyczajów za panowania Augusta III by Father Jędrzej Kitowicz, 1728-1804'

Jędrzej Kitowicz. Customs and Culture in Poland under the Last Saxon King: Selections from Opis obyczajów za panowania Augusta III by Father Jędrzej Kitowicz, 1728-1804. Edited and translated by Oscar E. Swan. Budapest: Central European University Press, 2019. 412 pp. $105.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-963-386-275-9.

Reviewed by Bryan Kozik (University of Warsaw) Published on H-Poland (July, 2021) Commissioned by Anna Muller (University of Michigan - Dearborn)

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