The Resource Poland : a country study, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Glenn E. Curtis

Poland : a country study, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Glenn E. Curtis

Label
Poland : a country study
Title
Poland
Title remainder
a country study
Statement of responsibility
Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Glenn E. Curtis
Title variation
Country studies, Poland
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
NjRocCCS
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DK4040
LC item number
.P57 1994
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Curtis, Glenn E.
  • Library of Congress
Series statement
  • Area handbook series,
  • DA pam / Headquarters, Department of the Army
  • HeinOnline world constitutions illustrated
Series volume
550-162
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Poland
Target audience
specialized
Label
Poland : a country study, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Glenn E. Curtis
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • "Research completed October 1992."
  • "Supersedes the 1984 edition of Poland: a country study, edited by Harold D. Nelson"--T.p. verso
  • ©2010 Cassidy Cataloguing Services, Inc
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 307-327) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Early history until 1385. The origins of Poland ; The medieval era ; Integration into European civilization -- The Jagiellon era, 1385-1572. The Polish-Lithuanian union ; The "golden age" of the sixteenth century -- The noble republic, 1572-1795. The elective monarchy ; The deluge, 1648-67 ; Decay of the commonwealth ; The three partitions, 1764-95 -- Partitioned Poland. The Napoleonic period ; The impact of nationalism and Romanticism ; The era of national insurrections ; The time of "organic work" ; Social and political transformation -- Independence won and lost, 1914-45. World War I ; Interwar Poland ; World War II ; The Polish People's Republic . Consolidation of communist power ; From Stalinism to the Polish October ; The gathering crisis of People's Poland, 1956-1980 ; The birth of solidarity ; The Jaruzelski interlude ; The 1989 elections and their aftermath -- Physical setting. Topography ; Drainage ; Climate -- Environment and pollution. Environmental conditions and crises ; Environmental groups ; Government environmental policy -- Demography. Languages ; Population growth and structure ; Population density and distribution -- The social order. Ethnic groups ; The intelligentsia ; The working classes ; Social relationships ; The role of women -- Housing. Communist housing policy ; Polish housing in practice ; Housing after 1989 -- Religion. The Polish Catholic Church and the state ; The Polish Catholic Church and the people ; Other churches -- Education. The education tradition ; Eras of repression ; The drive for education reform ; Structure of the education system -- Health and welfare. Health conditions ; The health care system ; Health issues ; The welfare system -- Natural resources. Minerals and fuels ; Agricultural resources ; Labor force -- The economy under the communist system. System structure ; Development strategy -- Development of the centrally planned economy. Establishing the planning formula ; Retrenchment and adjustment in the 1960s ; Reliance on technology in the 1970s ; Reform failure in the 1980s -- After the fall of the communist system. Marketization and stabilization ; Macroeconomic indicators for 1990-91 ; The external balance of the economy ; The privatization process ; Economic policy making in the 1990s -- Structure of the economy. Fuels and energy ; Extractive and manufacturing industries ; Agriculture ; Fishing and forestry ; Transportation and communications ; Banking and finance -- Foreign trade. The foreign trade mechanism ; Postcommunist policy adjustments ; Foreign investment -- Economic prospects -- Political setting. The Round Table Agreement ; The Mazowiecki government ; Popular election of a president ; The Bielecki government ; The parliamentary elections of October 1991 ; The Olszewski government ; The Pawlak interlude ; The Suchocka government -- The constitution. The constitution of 1952 ; Constitutional revisions after April 1989 -- Government structure. Presidency ; Sejm ; Senate ; Supreme Control Chamber ; Council of Ministers ; Regional and local government ; Judicial system -- Political parties. Solidarity ; Center Alliance ; Democratic Union ; Liberal-Democratic Congress ; Beer-Lovers' Party ; Peasant Alliance ; Christian National Union ; Party of Christian Democrats ; Confederation for an Independent Poland ; PZPR and successor parties ; Polish Peasant Party -- Politics and the media. The early opposition press ; Liberalization in the 1980s ; The end of press censorship ; Book publishing ; Radio and television -- Foreign relations. Soviet Union and Russia ; Other former Soviet Republics ; Southern neighbors and the Visegrád triangle ; Germany ; The United States ; Other Western countries ; International organizations -- Development of the armed forces. The medieval times to World War I ; The interwar years ; World War II ; The communist era -- National security policy. Threat perception ; Military doctrine ; Strategy and tactics ; Military cooperation and
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
3rd edition
Extent
1 online resource (xlix, 356 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Poland : a country study, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Glenn E. Curtis
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • "Research completed October 1992."
  • "Supersedes the 1984 edition of Poland: a country study, edited by Harold D. Nelson"--T.p. verso
  • ©2010 Cassidy Cataloguing Services, Inc
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 307-327) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Early history until 1385. The origins of Poland ; The medieval era ; Integration into European civilization -- The Jagiellon era, 1385-1572. The Polish-Lithuanian union ; The "golden age" of the sixteenth century -- The noble republic, 1572-1795. The elective monarchy ; The deluge, 1648-67 ; Decay of the commonwealth ; The three partitions, 1764-95 -- Partitioned Poland. The Napoleonic period ; The impact of nationalism and Romanticism ; The era of national insurrections ; The time of "organic work" ; Social and political transformation -- Independence won and lost, 1914-45. World War I ; Interwar Poland ; World War II ; The Polish People's Republic . Consolidation of communist power ; From Stalinism to the Polish October ; The gathering crisis of People's Poland, 1956-1980 ; The birth of solidarity ; The Jaruzelski interlude ; The 1989 elections and their aftermath -- Physical setting. Topography ; Drainage ; Climate -- Environment and pollution. Environmental conditions and crises ; Environmental groups ; Government environmental policy -- Demography. Languages ; Population growth and structure ; Population density and distribution -- The social order. Ethnic groups ; The intelligentsia ; The working classes ; Social relationships ; The role of women -- Housing. Communist housing policy ; Polish housing in practice ; Housing after 1989 -- Religion. The Polish Catholic Church and the state ; The Polish Catholic Church and the people ; Other churches -- Education. The education tradition ; Eras of repression ; The drive for education reform ; Structure of the education system -- Health and welfare. Health conditions ; The health care system ; Health issues ; The welfare system -- Natural resources. Minerals and fuels ; Agricultural resources ; Labor force -- The economy under the communist system. System structure ; Development strategy -- Development of the centrally planned economy. Establishing the planning formula ; Retrenchment and adjustment in the 1960s ; Reliance on technology in the 1970s ; Reform failure in the 1980s -- After the fall of the communist system. Marketization and stabilization ; Macroeconomic indicators for 1990-91 ; The external balance of the economy ; The privatization process ; Economic policy making in the 1990s -- Structure of the economy. Fuels and energy ; Extractive and manufacturing industries ; Agriculture ; Fishing and forestry ; Transportation and communications ; Banking and finance -- Foreign trade. The foreign trade mechanism ; Postcommunist policy adjustments ; Foreign investment -- Economic prospects -- Political setting. The Round Table Agreement ; The Mazowiecki government ; Popular election of a president ; The Bielecki government ; The parliamentary elections of October 1991 ; The Olszewski government ; The Pawlak interlude ; The Suchocka government -- The constitution. The constitution of 1952 ; Constitutional revisions after April 1989 -- Government structure. Presidency ; Sejm ; Senate ; Supreme Control Chamber ; Council of Ministers ; Regional and local government ; Judicial system -- Political parties. Solidarity ; Center Alliance ; Democratic Union ; Liberal-Democratic Congress ; Beer-Lovers' Party ; Peasant Alliance ; Christian National Union ; Party of Christian Democrats ; Confederation for an Independent Poland ; PZPR and successor parties ; Polish Peasant Party -- Politics and the media. The early opposition press ; Liberalization in the 1980s ; The end of press censorship ; Book publishing ; Radio and television -- Foreign relations. Soviet Union and Russia ; Other former Soviet Republics ; Southern neighbors and the Visegrád triangle ; Germany ; The United States ; Other Western countries ; International organizations -- Development of the armed forces. The medieval times to World War I ; The interwar years ; World War II ; The communist era -- National security policy. Threat perception ; Military doctrine ; Strategy and tactics ; Military cooperation and
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
3rd edition
Extent
1 online resource (xlix, 356 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote

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