Reviews

Author: 
Omer Bartov
Reviewer: 
Joanna Sliwa

Sliwa on Bartov, 'Anatomy of a Genocide: The Life and Death of a Town Called Buczacz'

Omer Bartov. Anatomy of a Genocide: The Life and Death of a Town Called Buczacz. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2018. 416 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4516-8453-7.

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

Author: 
Wiktor Marzec
Reviewer: 
Robert E. Blobaum

Blobaum on Marzec, 'Rebelia i reakcja: Rewolucja 1905 roku i plebejskie doświadczenie polityczne'

Wiktor Marzec. Rebelia i reakcja: Rewolucja 1905 roku i plebejskie doświadczenie polityczne. Łódź: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2016. 524 pp. 49.90 PLN (paper), ISBN 978-83-242-3001-3.

Reviewed by Robert E. Blobaum (West Virginia University) Published on H-Poland (May, 2019) Commissioned by Anna Muller (University of Michigan - Dearborn)

Author: 
Gabriel N. Finder, Alexander V. Prusin
Reviewer: 
Łukasz Jasiński

Jasiński on Finder and Prusin, 'Justice behind the Iron Curtain: Nazis on Trial in Communist Poland'

Gabriel N. Finder, Alexander V. Prusin. Justice behind the Iron Curtain: Nazis on Trial in Communist Poland. German and European Studies Series. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2018. 400 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4426-3745-0; $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4875-2268-1.

Author: 
Karol Modzelewski, Andrzej Werblan, Robert Walenciak
Reviewer: 
Valentin Behr

Behr on Modzelewski and Werblan and Walenciak, 'Modzelewski -- Werblan: Polska Ludowa'

Karol Modzelewski, Andrzej Werblan, Robert Walenciak. Modzelewski -- Werblan: Polska Ludowa. Warsaw: Iskry, 2017. 541 pp. $25.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-83-244-0474-2.

Reviewed by Valentin Behr (Uniwersytet Katowicki) Published on H-Poland (April, 2019) Commissioned by Anna Muller (University of Michigan - Dearborn)

Author: 
Heikki Pihlajamäki
Reviewer: 
W. Douglas Catterall

Catterall on Pihlajamäki, 'Conquest and the Law in Swedish Livonia, ca. 1630-1710: A Case of Legal Pluralism in Early Modern Europe'

Heikki Pihlajamäki. Conquest and the Law in Swedish Livonia, ca. 1630-1710: A Case of Legal Pluralism in Early Modern Europe. Northern World Series. Leiden: Brill Academic Publisers, 2017. 308 pp. $146.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-90-04-33152-5.

Reviewed by W. Douglas Catterall (Cameron University) Published on H-Poland (February, 2019) Commissioned by Anna Muller (University of Michigan - Dearborn)

Author: 
Steven Seegel
Reviewer: 
Patrice M. Dabrowski

Dabrowski on Seegel, 'Map Men: Transnational Lives and Deaths of Geographers in the Making of East Central Europe'

Steven Seegel. Map Men: Transnational Lives and Deaths of Geographers in the Making of East Central Europe. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2018. Illustrations. xv + 346 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-43849-8.

Reviewed by Patrice M. Dabrowski Published on H-Poland (November, 2018) Commissioned by Anna Muller (University of Michigan - Dearborn)

Author: 
Joshua D. Zimmerman
Reviewer: 
Jadwiga Biskupska

Biskupska on Zimmerman, 'The Polish Underground and the Jews, 1939-1945'

Joshua D. Zimmerman. The Polish Underground and the Jews, 1939-1945. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015. 469 pp. $128.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-01426-8; $32.99 (paperback), ISBN 978-1-108-43274-0; $26.00 (ebook), ISBN 978-1-316-30839-4.

Reviewed by Jadwiga Biskupska (Sam Houston State University) Published on H-Poland (November, 2018) Commissioned by Anna Muller (University of Michigan - Dearborn)

Author: 
Keely Stauter-Halsted
Reviewer: 
David Petruccelli

Petruccelli on Stauter-Halsted, 'The Devil's Chain: Prostitution and Social Control in Partitioned Poland'

Keely Stauter-Halsted. The Devil's Chain: Prostitution and Social Control in Partitioned Poland. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2015. 392 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-5419-6.

Reviewed by David Petruccelli (Diplomatic Academy of Vienna) Published on H-Poland (October, 2018) Commissioned by Anna Muller (University of Michigan - Dearborn)

Author: 
Peter Polak-Springer
Reviewer: 
Łukasz Jasiński

Jasiński on Polak-Springer, 'Recovered Territory: A German-Polish Conflict over Land and Culture, 1919-1989'

Peter Polak-Springer. Recovered Territory: A German-Polish Conflict over Land and Culture, 1919-1989. New York: Berghahn Books, 2015. xxi + 280 pp. $100.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78238-887-6.

Reviewed by Łukasz Jasiński (Muzeum Miasta Gdyni, Museum of the City of Gdynia) Published on H-Poland (July, 2018) Commissioned by Anna Muller (University of Michigan - Dearborn)

Author: 
Jesse Kauffman
Reviewer: 
Jadwiga Biskupska

Biskupska on Blobaum, 'A Minor Apocalypse: Warsaw during the First World War' and Kauffman, 'Elusive Alliance: The German Occupation of Poland in World War I'

Robert Blobaum. A Minor Apocalypse: Warsaw during the First World War. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2017. 320 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-0523-6.Jesse Kauffman. Elusive Alliance: The German Occupation of Poland in World War I. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2015. 320 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-28601-6.

Author: 
Kevin E. Simpson
Reviewer: 
Daniel Logemann

Logemann on Simpson, 'Soccer under the Swastika: Stories of Survival and Resistance during the Holocaust'

Kevin E. Simpson. Soccer under the Swastika: Stories of Survival and Resistance during the Holocaust. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2016. 368 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4422-6162-4.

Reviewed by Daniel Logemann (FSU Jena, Historisches Institut, Europäisches Kolleg Jena) Published on H-Poland (June, 2018) Commissioned by Anna Muller (University of Michigan - Dearborn)

Author: 
Adam Michnik, Agnieszka Marczyk, eds.
Reviewer: 
Barbara Krawcowicz

Krawcowicz on Michnik and Marczyk, 'Against Anti-Semitism: An Anthology of Twentieth-Century Polish Writings'

Adam Michnik, Agnieszka Marczyk, eds. Against Anti-Semitism: An Anthology of Twentieth-Century Polish Writings. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. 424 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-062451-4.

Reviewed by Barbara Krawcowicz (Norwegian University of Science and Technology) Published on H-Poland (May, 2018) Commissioned by Anna Muller (University of Michigan - Dearborn)

Author: 
Dorota Szeligowska
Reviewer: 
Joanna Mishtal

Mishtal on Szeligowska, 'Polish Patriotism after 1989: Concepts, Debates, Identities'

Dorota Szeligowska. Polish Patriotism after 1989: Concepts, Debates, Identities. Nationalisms across the Globe Series. Bern: Peter Lang Publishing, 2016. 310 pp. $76.95 (paper), ISBN 978-3-0343-1992-8.

Reviewed by Joanna Mishtal (University of Central Florida) Published on H-Poland (May, 2018) Commissioned by Anna Muller (University of Michigan - Dearborn)

Author: 
Paul Brykczynski
Reviewer: 
Jesse Kauffman

Kauffman on Brykczynski, 'Primed for Violence: Murder, Antisemitism, and Democratic Politics in Interwar Poland'

Paul Brykczynski. Primed for Violence: Murder, Antisemitism, and Democratic Politics in Interwar Poland. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2016. xvii + 215 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-299-30700-4.

Reviewed by Jesse Kauffman (Eastern Michigan University) Published on H-Poland (April, 2018) Commissioned by Anna Muller (University of Michigan - Dearborn)

Author: 
Daniel Kupfert Heller
Reviewer: 
Rachel Rothstein

Rothstein on Heller, 'Jabotinsky's Children: Polish Jews and the Rise of Right-Wing Zionism'

Daniel Kupfert Heller. Jabotinsky's Children: Polish Jews and the Rise of Right-Wing Zionism. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2017. 352 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-17475-4.

Reviewed by Rachel Rothstein (The Weber School) Published on H-Poland (April, 2018) Commissioned by Anna Muller (University of Michigan - Dearborn)

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