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Push Not the River (The Poland Trilogy, Book 1)
Series: The Poland Trilogy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 174,580. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Coming of age
PUSH NOT THE RIVER is based on the true eighteenth century diary of Anna Maria Berezowska, a Polish countess who lived through the rise and fall of the historic Third of May Constitution. Vivid, romantic, and thrillingly paced, it paints the emotional and unforgettable story of the metamorphosis of a nation--and of a proud and resilient young woman.
Brave Emilia - The Story of Countess Emilia Plater
Price: Free! Words: 1,480. Language: British English. Published: June 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » European
The story of Emilia Plater (Emilija Pliateryté), a feminist and revolutionary icon. Retold by Hazel Plater, illustrated by Becky Johnson.
Where's Koszalin? Teaching English Abroad
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,160. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Join a mature woman’s journey first year teaching English. The writer says, 'this is the book I would have loved to read before I began my teaching journey overseas.' Single with an empty nest seeking adventure and travel; teaching English in foreign lands seemed exciting. Was it?
Lessons in Eating Soup
Price: Free! Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Michal is a young boy longing to be reconnected with his father who escaped Poland during the communist 1980's. This short story explores the innocence of childhood set against a bleak and frightening environment. It also offers a glimpse into cultural identity, how it can encompass the simplest of things, things that are often lost or left behind in the process of moving on.
Russia: A New Empire Under Construction - The Russian Policy Towards Former Communist Satellites - Mechanisms of Exertion of Influence - Ukraine, Crimea, Putin, Georgia, Poland, Energy Strategy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,230. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian
The collapse of the Soviet communist bloc and subsequent disintegration of the Soviet Union was undoubtedly one of the most significant political events of the 20th century.
The NATO - Russia Partnership: A Marriage of Convenience or a Troubled Relationship? Ukraine, EU, Arms Control, Lavrov, Caucasus, Missile Defense, Hungary, Bulgaria, Poland
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 72,170. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian
This monograph focuses on the Russian side of this relationship and seeks to uncover, as well as analyze, the reasons for Russia's growing ambivalence toward NATO and the growing sense of estrangement between these two key actors in Eurasian security.
Beacon of Light: Mother Kolumba Białecka, Foundress of the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Dominic
Price: Free! Words: 28,050. Language: American English. Published: March 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
This is the biography of Mother Maria Róża Kolumba Białecka, founder of the Dominican Sisters of the Immaculate Conception. Mother Kolumba was one of those remarkable women who responded to God's call, becoming a beacon of light to the Sisters of her Order.
Sacred Weapons, Profane Enemies: Saint John Paul II's War on Communism
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 94,170. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics
This book tells the story of how John Paul II politically deployed sacred weapons and profane enemies in communist Poland. In so doing, the Pope evoked and refashioned nationalist and religious cultural memories shaped over centuries and thereby influenced the prevailing political culture of opposition that went on to peacefully and successfully overthrow the regime.
Signs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,100. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Signs is a magical story in which two young adults who had known one another in childhood are reunited during their sojourns in Europe. It follows the extent to which their lives are unfulfilled until their accidental reunion. Throughout the book both characters notice objects around them that communicate their own thoughts and feelings.
OSTATNIA ROZMOWA wspomnienie o Jakubie Gossie
Price: Free! Words: 8,750. Language: Polish. Published: January 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Jakub Gossa 1922 – 2004, Porucznik Batalionow Chlopskich, Zasluzony Nauczyciel i Wychowawca Przezył cztery wyroki smierci. Potem zwalczali go ksieza na ambonach i zwalczala partia do ktorej nie nalezal. Ataki szly rowno z obu stron. Dla jednych byl „komunista“, dla drugich „wrogiem klasowym" Oto Jego Historia.......