The writing of Polish history, like Poland itself, has frequently fallen prey to interested parties. By adopting a sceptical stance towards all existing interpretations, Norman Davies has attempted to bring a strong dose of common sense to his theme. In these two volumes, he presents the most comprehensive survey in English of this frequently maligned, and usually misunderstood, country.
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The most comprehensive survey of Polish history available in English, God's Playground demonstrates Poland's importance in European history from medieval times to the present.About the Author:
Norman Davies is chairman of the history department, School of Slavonic and East European Studies, at the University of London. He has been a visiting professor at Columbia and McGill Universities.
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Book Description Columbia University Press, 1982. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110231053509