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Jozef Pilsudski

Founding Father of Modern Poland

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$39.95 • £31.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674984271

Publication Date: 06/28/2022

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640 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

42 photos, 1 illus., 8 maps

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  • Abbreviations
  • Note on Polish Pronunciation
  • List of Maps
    • Pilsudski’s Poland, 1921–1939
    • Pilsudski’s Siberian Exile, 1887–1892
    • Pilsudski’s Arrest and Escape, 1900–1901
    • The Siberian Exile of Pilsudski’s Brother, Bronislaw Pilsudski, 1887–1905
    • Polish Lands during World War I
    • Embattled Poland, 1918–1921
    • The Battle of Warsaw: Soviet Advance, August 12–15, 1920
    • The Battle of Warsaw: Polish Counter-offensive, August 16–22, 1920
  • Introduction
  • 1. Childhood and Adolescence
  • 2. Exile and Romance
  • 3. Socialist Leader and Conspirator
  • 4. Into the International Arena
  • 5. Party Leadership and Arrest
  • 6. An Extraordinary Escape and a New Home in Austrian Galicia
  • 7. Creating a Party Platform
  • 8. From a Tokyo Mission to the Union of Active Struggle
  • 9. Building an Armed Force for Independence
  • 10. The Polish Legions and the Beginnings of World War I
  • 11. An Emerging National Leader
  • 12. The Father of Independent Poland
  • 13. Statesman and Diplomat
  • 14. The State Builder
  • 15. From the First Years of Peace to the 1926 Coup
  • 16. The Path to Authoritarian Rule
  • 17. Poland in a Changing World
  • 18. Pilsudski’s Last Year
  • Epilogue
  • Pilsudski Family Trees
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Illustration Credits
  • Index

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