Legends and history of Poland.
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Published by Nelson in London .
Written in English

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Jewish Poland—Legends of Origin brings to light the more obscure legends of origin as well as those already well known. This book will be of interest to scholars in folklore studies as well as to scholars of Judaic history and culture. Each of the little stories touches on some part of the history of Poland. Every story is complemented by a wood engraving made by J. Sekalski. The engravings give the book a charming Old World feeling. When I visited Poland several of these legends were mentioned in the brochures describing various landmark sites/5(6). The book provides quite a lot of information, for a general history, but what interested me the most was the overall lessons and patterns in Poland’s history. As I suspected before reading, sheer luck of geography played a big part in the success and failure of the state/5(88). A pages book covering eleven centuries of Polish history could be seen as either insulting or impossibly short. I however think it is exactly what I was looking for: something to give me a bit more context than a traveling guide prior to my first trip to Poland/5.

  Categories Mythology and legends, Nature and tourism • Tags halny, legends, nature, podhale, Poland, Polska Rosette / 6-pointed Star in Polish folklore Published on 14 May 16 May by Lamus Dworski 7 Comments. 7 Partitioned Poland, – –3 8 Rebirth of the Polish state, –23 –9 9 Inter-war Poland: a land of many nationalities and faiths –7 10 Poland during the Second World War, –44 –1 11 Poland’s ‘move to the west’, –7 12 Poland and its ‘new’ neighbours, – –3 xii List of. Books About Polish History And World Politics - Our Book Recommendations The Doomed Soldiers Book Recommendations: Great Books About History And World Politics. It must be recalled that the Polish Government In Exile, marshaled the third or fourth largest military force of the Allies during World War II, providing over , soldiers to the allied cause in the West - . Polish Legends, Folklore, Myths and Stories. Poland like every other nation has its own traditions, and an integral part of these traditions are countless myths and legends. These stories constitute an important aspect of national heritage. These legends initially oral, then written stories have been handed down from generation to generation.

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