Bibliotheca Polonica

 

Compilation: Mieczyslaw Kasprzyk

 

Poland

 

  • ed. Pyszka, Wieslaw, Poland; A Handbook, Interpress, Warsaw 1977
  • Sokol, Stanley S., The Polish Biographical Dictionary, Bolchazy Carducci, Illinois 1992
  • ed. Wormell, Sebastian, Poland, Pallas Athene 1989

 

 

General Central & Eastern Europe

 

  • Ascherson, Neal, Black Sea; The birthplace of Civilisation and Barbarism, Routledge 2002
  • Black, J, European Warfare, 1494 - 1660, London 1946
  • Christiansen, Eric, The Northern Crusades, Penguin 1997
  • Davies, Norman, Europe, A History, Pimlico 1997
  • Davies, N. & Moorhouse, R., Microcosm; Portrait of a Central European City, Jonathan Cape 2002
  • Johnson, L. R., Central Europe; Enemies, Neighbors, Friends, Oxford 1996
  • Okey, Robin, Eastern Europe 1740 - 1980; Feudalism to Communism, Hutchinson 1982
  • Palmer, Alan, The Lands Between; A History of East-Central Europe Since the Congress of Vienna , Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1970
  • Polonsky, Antony, The Little Dictators; The History of Eastern Europe Since 1918 , Routledge 1975
  • Wandycz, P. S., The Price of Freedom: A History of East Central Europe from the Middle Ages to the Present , Routledge 1992
  • Wanklyn, H.G., The Eastern Marchlands of Europe , London 1941

 

 

General Polish History

 

  • Davies, Norman, God's Playground , Oxford 1991
  • Dyboski, Roman, Outlines of Polish History , George Allen & Unwin 1931
  • Elgoth-Ligocki, Edward, Poland , MacDonald & Co 1944
  • Frankel, Henryk, Poland, The Struggle For Power, 1772 - 1939, London 1946
  • Golawski, M., Poland Through the Ages, Orbis 1971
  • Halecki, O., A History of Poland, Dent, London 1961
  • ed. Kieniewicz, Stefan, History of Poland, PWN, Warsaw 1968
  • Lehmann, R., Symbiosis and Ambivalence: Poles and Jews in a Small Galician Town , Berghahn 2001
  • Lukowski, J. & Zawadzki, H., A Concise History of Poland , Cambridge 2001
  • Pogonowski, I.C., Poland, A Historical Atlas , Hippocrene, NY 1988
  • Prazmowska, A., A History of Poland , Palgrave 2004
  • ed. Reddaway, W.F., The Cambridge History of Poland (to 1696), Cambridge 1950
  • ed. Reddaway, W.F., The Cambridge History of Poland (1697 - 1935), Cambridge 1941
  • Zamoyski, Adam, The Polish Way , John Murray 1988

 

 

Prehistoric Poland

 

  • Barford, P.M., The Early Slavs, The British Museum Press 2001
  • Gimbutas, Marija, The Slavs, Thames & Hudson 1971
  • Jazdzewski, Konrad, Poland, Thames & Hudson 1965

 

 

Pre-Partition Poland

 

  • Brzezinski, Richard, Polish Armies 1569 - 1696 (1), Osprey (Men-at-arms 184)
  • Brzezinski, Richard, Polish Armies 1569 - 1696 (2) , Osprey (Men-at-arms 188)
  • Butterwick, Richard, The Polish-Lithuanian Monarchy in European Context, c.1500 - 1795 , Palgrave 2001
  • Frost, Robert I., The Northern Wars 1558 - 1721, Longman 2000
  • Frost, Robert I., After the Deluge; Poland-Lithuania and the Second Northern War 1655 - 1660, Cambridge 1993
  • Gardner, M.M., Kosciuszko, Allen & Unwin 1942
  • Jassienica, P., Jagiellonian Poland, Miami 1978
  • Knoll, P.W., The Rise of the Polish Monarchy: Piast Poland in East Central Europe, 1320-1370, Chicago 1972
  • Lisk, Jill, The Struggle for Supremacy in the Baltic; 1600 - 1725, Hodder & Stoughton 1982
  • Morton, V.B., Sobieski, King of Poland, London 1932
  • Stone, Daniel, The Polish-Lithuanian State, Washington 2001
  • Thompson, James R., Thaddeus Kosciuszko: the Purest Son of Liberty, Hippocrene 1999
  • Turnbull, S., Tannenberg 1410: Disaster for the Teutonic Knights, Osprey 2003
  • Zamoyski, A., The Last King of Poland, Pheonix 1992

 

 

Partitioned Poland

 

  • Kaplan, Herbert H., The First Partition of Poland, Columbia University 1962
  • Kukiel, M., Czartoryski and European Unity, 1770 - 1861, Princeton 1955
  • ed., Leslie, R.F., The History of Poland since 1863 , Cambridge 1980
  • Leslie, R.F., Polish Politics and the Revolution of November 1830, London
  • Lorraine Petre, F., Napoleon's Campaign in Poland 1806 - 7, Arms & Armour 1976
  • Lukowski, Jerzy, The Partitions of Poland 1772, 1793, 1795, Longman 1999
  • Nafziger, G., Wesolowski, M.T., DeVoe, T., Poles and Saxons of the Napoleonic Wars, Emperor's Press, Chicago 1991
  • Stone, Norman, The Eastern Front 1914 - 17, Hodder & Stoughton 1975
  • Wandycz, Piotr S., The Lands of Partitioned Poland, 1795 - 1918, Washington 1974
  • Zamoyski, A., 1812: Napoleon's Fatal March on Moscow, Harper Collins 2004

 

 

Poland Between the Wars

 

  • Davies, Norman, White Eagle, Red Star, Orbis 1983
  • Jedrzejewicz, W., Pilsudski, A Life for Poland, Hippocrene 1982
  • Komarnicki, T., Rebirth of the Polish Republic: A Study in the Diplomatic History of Europe, 1914 - 1920, Heinemann, London 1957
  • Korbel, Josef, Poland between East and West: Soviet and German Diplomacy Toward Poland 1919 - 1933, Princeton University Press 1963
  • Machray, Robert, The Poland of Pilsudski, 1914 - 1936, Allen & Unwin, London 1936
  • Pilsudski, Joseph, The Memories of A Polish Revolutionary And Soldier, trans. D.R.Gillie, Faber & Faber 1931
  • Reddaway, W. F., Marshal Pilsudski, London 1938
  • Rothschild, Joseph, Pilsudski's Coup d'Etat, Columbia University Press,1966
  • Wandycz, Piotr S., Soviet-Polish Relations, 1917 - 1921, Harvard 1969
  • Winch, Michael, Republic For A Day; An Eye-Witness Account of The Carpatho-Ukraine Incident, Robert Hale 1939
  • Zamoyski, A., Paderewski, London 1982

 

 

Poland in World War 2

 

  • Anders, W., An Army in Exile, MacMillan, London 1949
  • ed. Anders, W., The Crime of Katyn: Facts and Documents, London 1965
  • Arad, Yitzhak, Belzec, Sobibor, Treblinka; The Operation Reinhard Death Camps, Indiana 1999
  • Baluk, S., Poles on the Fronts in World War II, Warsaw 1995
  • Barbarski, Krzysztof, Polish Armour 1939 - 45, Osprey (Vanguard 30)
  • Bialoszewski, M., A Memoir of the Warsaw Uprising, Northwestern University Press
  • Bielecki, T. & Szymanski, L., Warsaw Aflame: the 1939 - 1945 Years, Polamrica Press 1973
  • Cholewczynski, G. F., Poles Apart: The Polish Airborne at the Battle of Arnhem, Sarpedon N.Y. 1993
  • Ciechanowski, J.M., The Warsaw Rising, Cambridge
  • Cooper, L., In the shadow of the Polish Eagle: The Poles, the Holocaust and Beyond, Palgrave 2000
  • Davies, N., Rising '44; The Battle for Warsaw, MacMillan 2003
  • Deschner, G., Warsaw Rising, Pan/Ballantine
  • Garlinski, Jozef, Poland in the Second World War, MacMillan 1985
  • Glinski, M., Westerplatte, Wydawnictwo Gdanskie, 1998
  • Gross, J.T., Revolution from Abroad; The Soviet Conquest of Poland's Western Ukraine and Western Belorussia, Princeton 2002
  • ed. Grynberg, M., Words to Outlive Us: Voices from the Warsaw Ghetto, Granta, London 2002
  • Hanson, J.K.M., The Civilian Population and the Warsaw Uprising of 1944, Cambridge 2004
  • Irving, David, Accident: The Death of General Sikorski, William Kimber, London 1967
  • Karski, J., Story of a Secret State, London
  • ed. Katsh, Abraham I., Scroll of Agony: The Warsaw Diary of Chaim A. Kaplan, Hamilton, London 1966
  • Klukowski, Zygmunt, Diary From the Years of Occupation, 1939 - 44, Illinois Press,1993
  • Komorowski, B., The Secret Army, London
  • Korbonski, S., Fighting Warsaw: The Story of the Polish Underground State, 1939 - 1945, London
  • Kurowski, W., After The Battle No. 65: Westerplatte , Plaistow Press 1989
  • Kurcz, F. S. (pseud. Skibinski, F.), The Black Brigade , Atlantis Publishing, London 1943
  • Lucas, Richard C., Forgotten Holocaust: The Poles Under German Occupation, 1939 - 1944, Hippocrene 1986
  • Olczak, Hanna, Mister Doctor; The Life of Janusz Korczak, Peter Davies, London 1965
  • Olson, L. & Cloud, S., For Your Freedom and Ours; The Kosciuszko Squadron: Forgotten Heroes of World War II, William Heinemann 2003
  • Piekalkiewicz, J., Cassino; Anatomy of the Battle, Orbis, London 1980
  • ed. Polonsky, A., The Great Powers and the Polish Question, 1941 - 1945, London School of Economics 1976
  • Potyralscy, B.M. & Sakowska, R., The Warsaw Ghetto: 1940 - 1943, Warsaw
  • Prazmowska, Anita, Britain, Poland and the Eastern Front, 1939, Cambridge
  • Raczynski, Edward, In Allied London; The Wartime Diaries of the Polish Ambassador, Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1962
  • Rossino, A.B., Hitler Strikes Poland: Blitzkrieg, Ideology and Atrocity, Kansas 2003
  • Rozek, Edward J., Allied Wartime Diplomacy: A Pattern in Poland, John Wiley 1958
  • Schwarberg, G., In the Ghetto of Warsaw: Heinrich Jost’s Photographs, Steidl 2001
  • ed. The Sikorski Institute, Documents On Polish Soviet Relations 1939 - 45, Heinemann 1961
  • Sosabowski, Major-General S., Freely I Served, William Kimber, London 1960
  • Swianiewicz, Stanislaw, In the Shadow of Katyn: Stalinís Terror, Hippocrene 1992
  • Szpilman,W., The Pianist, Pheonix 2002
  • Zaloga, S. & Madej, V., The Polish Campaign, 1939, Hippocrene 1991
  • Zaloga, Steven J., Polish Army 1939 - 45, Osprey (Men-at-arms 117)
  • Zaloga, Steven J., Blitzkrieg: Armour Camouflage and Markings, 1939 - 1940, Arms & Armour 1990
  • Zaloga, Steven J., Operation Cobra 1944: Breakout from Normandy, Osprey 2001
  • Zaloga, Steven J., Poland1939: The Birth of Blitzkrieg, Osprey 2002
  • Zamoyski, Adam, The Forgotten Few, John Murray 1995
  • The Warsaw Ghetto No Longer Exists, Orbis Publishing Ltd., 1973

 

 

Post-War Poland

 

  • Ascherson, Neal, The Polish August. The Self-Limiting Revolution, Penguin 1981
  • Bethell, N., Gomulka, His Poland and His Communism, Longmans 1969
  • Blit, Lucian, The Eastern Pretender; the Story of Boleslaw Piasecki, Hutchinson, London 1965
  • Garton Ash, Timothy, The Polish Revolution: Solidarity, Penguin 1999
  • Jablonski & Zielinski, Warsaw; Ruined and Rebuilt, Festina, Warsaw
  • Karolak, Tadeusz, John Paul II: The Pope from Poland, Interpress, Warsaw 1979
  • Sword, Keith, Identity in Flux: The Polish Community in Britain, London 1996
  • ed. Ther, P. & Siljak, A., Redrawing Nations: Ethnic Cleansing in East Central Europe, 1944 - 1948, Rowman & Littlefielf 2001
  • Toranska, Teresa, Oni; Stalin's Polish Puppets, Collins Harvill, London 1987
  • Wyszynski, Stefan Cardinal, A Freedom Within, Hodder & Stoughton 1985

 

 

Polish Art and Architecture

 

  • Cavanaugh, Jan, Out Looking In: Early Modern Polish Art, 1890 - 1918, California 2000
  • Czestochowski, J.S., Contemporary Polish Posters in Full Colour, Dover 1979
  • ed. A. Czeszunist-Cicha, Matejko: Obrazy Olejne, Arkady Warsaw 1993
  • Dydo, Krzysztof, Masters of Polish Poster Art, Buffi, Bielsko-Biala 1995
  • Knox, Brian, The Architecture of Poland, Barrie & Jenkins, London 1971
  • Katarzyna Kobro, The Henry Moore Institute, 1999
  • Lawniczakowa, Agnieszka, Malczewski: A Vision of Poland, Barbican Art Gallery, London 1990
  • ed. B. Lewis & M. Simpson, Joseph Herman; Down To Earth, Yorkshire Art Circus 1988
  • Matejko, Jan, Matejce w Holdzie..., Muzeum Narodowe w Warszawie 1993
  • Matuszczak, T., Jozef Chelmonski, Kluszczynski, Krakow 1996
  • Madeyski, J., Julian Falat, Buffi, Bielsko-Biala 2003
  • ed. Morawinska, A., Nineteenth-Century Painting, Nat. Academy of Design, N.Y. 1988
  • Muthesius, Stefan, Art, Architecture and Design in Poland, Konigstein im Taunus 1994
  • Nyczek, Tadeusz, Zdzislaw Beksinski, Arkady, Warsaw 1992
  • Olchowska-Schmidt, Jozef Brandt, Kluszczynski, Krakow 1996
  • Olszewski, Andrzej, An Outline History of Polish 20th Century Art and Architecture, Interpress, Warsaw 1989
  • Ostrowski, J.K., Masters of Polish Painting, Kluszczynski, Krakow 1999
  • Rouard-Snowman, Margo, Roman Cieslewicz, Thames and Hudson 1993
  • ed. Urszula Srokosz-Martiuk, Wyspianski: Krakow - City of Dreams and Phantoms, Krakow 1995
  • Starowieyski, Franciszek, Rok 1699, Kwadrat, Krakow 1999
  • Zachwatowitz, Jan, Polish Architecture, Arkady, Warsaw 1967
  • Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie, Bernardo Bellotto; Sekrety jego malarstwa, Catalogue (Polish/Italian text) 2003

 

 

Polish Literature

 

  • Andrzejewski, Jerzy, Ashes and Diamonds, trans. D.J.Welsh, Penguin Books 1965
  • Baranczak, S., A Fugitive from Utopia: The Poetry of Zbigniew Herbert, Harvard 1987
  • Borowski, T., This Way for the Gas, Ladies and Gentlemen and Other Stories, Penguin
  • Grotowski, J., Towards a Poor Theatre, London 1969
  • ed. S. Helsztynski, Adam Mickiewicz; Selected Poetry & Prose, Polonia 1955
  • Herbert, Zbigniew, Barbarian in the Garden, trans. M. Marsh & J. Anders, Harvest 1985
  • Herbert, Zbigniew, Report From The Besieged City and Other Poems, trans. J. & B. Carpenter, Oxford 1987
  • Herbert, Zbigniew, Mr. Cogito, trans. J. & B. Carpenter, Oxford 1993
  • Herbert, Zbigniew, Still Life with a Bridle, trans. J. & B. Carpenter, Vintage 1994
  • Herling, Gustaw, A World Apart, trans. A. Ciolkosz, Penguin 1996
  • Kapuscinsi R., Imperium, Granta 1998
  • ed. M. Kapuscienska & W. Markowska, Adam Mickiewicz, Polonia 1956
  • Kochanowski, Jan, Laments, trans. S. Heaney, Faber & Faber 1995
  • Kochanowski, Jan, Treny, trans. A.Czerniawski, Legenda 2001
  • Konwicki, T., A Minor Apocalypse, Dalkey Archive Press 1999
  • Krynski & Maguire, Sounds, Feelings, Thoughts: Seventy Poems by Wislawa Szymborska, Princetown University Press 1981
  • Lednicki, Waclaw, Russia, Poland and the West; Essays in Literary and Cultural History, Hutchinson 1954
  • Mickiewicz, Adam, Pan Tadeusz, Hippocrene 1992
  • Milosz, Czeslaw, The Captive Mind, Secker & Warburg 1953
  • Milosz, Czeslaw, A History of Polish Literature, London 1969
  • Milosz, Czeslaw, Postwar Polish Poetry, California 1983
  • Milosz, Czeslaw, The Issa Valley, Penguin 2001
  • Milosz, Czeslaw, New and Collected Poems 1931 - 2001, Penguin 2001
  • Norwid, Cyprian K., Poems, Letters, Drawings, ed. Peterkiewicz, J., Carcanet 2000
  • ed. Peterkiewicz, J., Five Centuries of Polish Poetry, London 1970
  • Prus, Boleslaw, The Doll, Hippocrene Books
  • Rozewicz, Tadeusz, Reading the Apocalypse in Bed; Selected Plays and Short Pieces, Marion Boyars 1998
  • Sienkiewicz, Henryk, The Trilogy: 'With Fire and Sword'; 'The Deluge'; Pan Wlodojowski', trans. W.S.Kuniczak, Hippocrene Books
  • Sienkiewicz, Henryk, The Teutonic Knights, Hippocrene Books
  • Singer, Isaac Bashevis, The Magician of Lublin, Penguin
  • Szymborska, Wislawa, People On A Bridge, Forrest Books, London 1996
  • Wat, Aleksander, Lucifer Unemployed, Northwestern University Press 1990
  • Wojdowski, Bogdan, Bread for the Departed, Northwestern University Press 1997
  • Wyspianski, Stanislaw, The Wedding, translated by G.T. Kapolka, Ardis/Ann Arbor, 1990
  • Zeromski, Stefan, The Faithful River, Northwestern University Press 1999

 

 

Polish Music

 

  • Wacholc, Maria, Spiewnik Polski, Warsaw 1991
  • Zamoyski, A., Paderewski, London 1982

 

 

Other Polish Contributions

 

  • Armitage, A., Copernicus the Founder of Modern Astronomy, London
  • Copernicus, N., On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres, Chicago
  • Curie, E., Madame Curie, Doubleday NY 1938
  • ed. Harrell, J.G. & Wierzbianska, A., Aesthetics in Twentieth-Century Poland, Bucknell University Press 1973
  • Kielan-Jaworowska, Zofia, Hunting for Dinosaurs, MIT Press
  • ed. H.Osborne, Aesthetics;R.Ingarden, Artistic and Aesthetic Values , Oxford (1972)

 

 

 

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