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7 edition of Heart of Europe found in the catalog.

Heart of Europe

a short history of Poland

by Norman Davies

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  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford [Oxfordshire], New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Poland
    • Subjects:
    • Poland -- History

    • Edition Notes

      StatementNorman Davies.
      SeriesOxford paperbacks
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDK4140 .D385 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxv, 511 p., [8] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages511
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2540337M
      ISBN 100192851527
      LC Control Number85021592

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The book begins and ends with Solidarity; the unique labour movement thus serves as a frame for the nation's history/5(49). "Heart of Europe" was written from start to finish in during a nine-month fellowship at the Japanese National Slavic Research Center at the University of the Center Library had few Polish books other than basic reference works, it was largely composed straight from my head and with the help of notes and photocopied articles supplied from afar by colleagues.

Wilson (History/Univ. of Hull; The Thirty Years War: Europe’s Tragedy,etc.) delves into the makeup, structure, and lands of the Holy Roman Empire, which lasted “more than a millennium, well over twice as long as imperial Rome itself.” Beginning with the coronation of Charlemagne inthe empire lasted until the French Revolution and Napoleonic Wars brought about its.

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The Holy Roman Empire lasted a thousand years, far longer than ancient Rome. Its continuity rested on the ideal of a unified Christian civilization. As Peter Wilson shows, the Empire tells the story of Europe better than histories of individual nation-states, and its legacy can be seen today in debates over the nature of the European Union.

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