Discover the books about Poland in English that have been published over many years. They are mainly about Poland’s history but other subjects will also be covered.
Other titles will be added in due course but if you know of any books about Poland please let me know.
It was in 16th century Kraków that the first books in the Polish language were published and the first bookstore in Europe was opened in the Kraków market square in 1610. It is still a bookstore today.
|Name of Publication||Author||Publisher||ISBN||Date|
|A Concise History of Poland||Jerzy Lukowski is Reader in Polish History at the University of Birmingham – Hubert Zawadzki teaches history at Abingdon School||Cambridge University Press||052185332X, 9780521853323||2006|
|A History of Poland||Anita J. Prazmowska (also Prażmowska) is a Professor in International History at the London School of Economics, England.||Palgrave Macmillan||0230345379, 9780230345379||2011|
|A History of Polish Christianity||Jerzy Kłoczowski – a Polish historian, professor at the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, former member of the Polish Senate.||Cambridge University Press||0521364299, 9780521364294||2000|
|A Survey of Polish Literature and Culture||Manfred Kridl (1882–1957) was a Polish historian of literature||Columbia University Press||1956|
|Constitutions, Elections and Legislatures of Poland: 1493 – 1993; a Guide to Their History||Jacek Jędruch, a professional in the field of nuclear energy, was born in Warsaw and later emigrated to the United States.||EJJ Books distributed by Hippocrene Books||0781806372, 9780781806374||1998|
|God’s playground – a history of Poland||Norman Davies is Professor of History, School of Slavonic and Eastern European Studies, University of London.||Oxford Clarendon Press||0199253404, 9780199253401||1981; 2nd edition 2005|
|Heart of Europe – The Past in Poland’s Present||Norman Davies is Professor of History, School of Slavonic and Eastern European Studies, University of London.||Oxford University Press||0191587710, 9780191587719||2001|
|Poland in the Geographical Centre of Europe: Political, Social and Economic Consequences||Professor Miroslaw Czerny, geographer, director of the Institute for Regional and Global Studies Faculty of Geography and Regional Studies, University of Warsaw||Nova Publishers||1594546037, 9781594546037||2006|
|Polish Customs, Traditions and Folklore||Sophie Hodorowicz Knab – a North American Pole||Hippocrene Books||0781805155, 9780781805155||1996|
|The History of Polish Literature||Czeslaw Milosz (1911-2004) was born in Lithuania and was Professor of Slavic Languages and Literature at the University of California, Berkeley. In 1980 he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.||University of California Press||0520044770, 9780520044777||1983|
|The Essential Guide to Being Polish||Anna Spysz (American native Anna Spysz moved to Krakow in 2006 to reacquaint herself with her Polish roots) and Marta Turek (Marta Turek left communist Poland as a four-year-old several months before martial law was declared – immigrating with her family to the United States returning to Poland in 1993, specializes in proofreading translations and English-language texts)||New Europe Books||978-0-9850623-0-9||2013|
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