SemesterFall Semester, 2019
DepartmentJunior Class A, Department of Slavics Junior Class B, Department of Slavics
Course NamePolish History and Religious: From Polytheism to Monotheism
InstructorBIRYNDO ROBERT KRZYSZTOF
Credit2.0
Course TypeElective
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課程內容與指定閱讀



Week 1



Protestantism in Poland



Week 2



Orthodox Christians in Poland



Week 3



Judaism in Poland



Week 4



The French king, Transylvanian victories



Week 5



The Vasa Family, the Swedish Deluge



Week 6



The Turkish invasion (1674-1696) and the decay of the Republic



Week 7



Polish Oriental Baroque



Week 8



The Reign of Anarchy: The Saxon Era



Week 9



The last king of Poland.



Week 10



Partitions and the final destruction of Res Publica Poloniae (1772-1918)



Week 11



Fights for the independent Poland (1772-1918)



Week 12



The Formation of the Second Republic of Poland 1918



Week 13



The Bolshevik War 1920



Week 14



German and Russian invasion of Poland in (1939-1945)



Week 15



Polish – Jewish history during the Holocaust



Week 16-17



The end of war, the Soviet liberation, the Polish People`s Republic and the role of the Catholic Church (1944-1989)



Week 18



Final exam



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Requirement/Grading

Class attendance is mandatory.

Each absence from class will receive a one-point deduction from the final grade.

Please do make every effort to come on time.



The final exam will be in the written form based on the book: Pra?mowska Anita, A History of Poland, London 2011


Textbook & Reference

Zamoyski Adam, The Polish Way, New York, 1994



Zamoyski Adam, Poland A History, London 2009



Davies Norman, God`s Playground, A History of Poland, Vol.2, New York 2005



Pra?mowska Anita, A History of Poland, London 2011



Kurek Ewa, Polish-Jewish Relations 1939-1945: Beyond the Limits of Solidarity, Bloomington 2011



Kurek Ewa, Your Life Is Worth Mine: How Polish Nuns Saved Hundreds of Jewish Children in German-Occupied Poland, 1939-1945, New York 1986



Kochanski Halik, The Eagle Unbowed: Poland and the Poles in the Second World War, Harvard Univeristy 2012



Pilecki Witold, The Auschwitz Volunteer: Beyond Bravery, Los Angeles 2012



The Katyn Forest Massacre: The History of the Notorious Slaughter of Polish Prisoners by the Soviets during World War II, Charles River Editors 2016


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