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Author Terry, Sarah Meiklejohn, 1937- author.

Title Poland's place in Europe : General Sikorski and the origin of the Oder-Neisse line, 1939-1943 / Sarah Meiklejohn Terry
Published Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©1983


Description 1 online resource (xvi, 394 pages) : illustrations
Series ACLS Humanities E-Book
Contents Frontmatter -- Contents -- Maps -- Preface -- Note on Geographical Terms -- Part One. The Historical Setting -- I. Introduction -- II. The Burden of History -- Part Two. Program and Promise -- III. The Unlikely Iconoclast -- IV. Sikorski's Russian Gambit -- V. Toward a New Central Europe -- VI. The Eastern Boundary: Encounter with Necessity -- VII. Synthesis: The Precarious Balance -- Part Three. Agony and Aftermath -- VIII. Setting for Disaster -- IX. Retreat from Rapprochement -- X. Boundary Politics: East versus West -- XI. The Consequences of Failure -- Epilogue. Sikorski: Realist or Visionary? -- Bibliographical Essay -- Selected Bibliography -- Index
Summary The author explores a variety of questions related to General Sikorski's policies, such as his effort to maintain an independent Polish Arms' in the Soviet Union. Drawing on extensive British, American, and Polish archives, her work describes the defeat of a radical solution to the perennial instability of Central Europe.Originally published in 1983.The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 368-378) and index
Notes Print version record
SUBJECT Sikorski, Władysław, 1881-1943
Sikorski, Władysław, 1881-1943
Sikorski, Władysław, 1881-1943. fast (OCoLC)fst00070788
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Territorial questions -- Poland.
SUBJECT Oder-Neisse Line (Germany and Poland)
Poland -- History -- Occupation, 1939-1945.
Subject Europe -- Oder-Neisse Line.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 82047617
ISBN 069107643X