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A History of Polish Christianity After the Deluge - Lithuania and the Second Northern War 1655-1660 Compendium Ferculorum Or Collection Of Dishes
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This is the only single-volume history of Christianity in Poland, a subject at the core of religious history and European secular history alike. The book covers the development of Polish Christianity from the tenth century to the present, placing it in th The Swedish invasion of 1655, known to Poles ever since as the "Swedish Deluge", provoked the political and military collapse of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, the second largest state in Europe. Although the Swedes were ultimately driven out, the "S We present the reader with a translation of the oldest Polish cookbook - Compendium ferculorum or Collection Of Dishes, written by Stanislaw Czarniecki, the Master Cook to the Voivode of Krakow, Prince Aleksander Michalk Lubomirski, and published in Krako
By Jerzy Kloczowski
By Robert Frost Oldest Cookbook from 1682
Husaria Rzeczpospolitej - Winged Hussars In Honour Of King Jan III : Heroes And Souvenirs Jan Sobieski - The King Who Saved Europe
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Winged Hussars is an exceptional album. Similarly rich iconographic material, showing the hussars and their gear, dating from the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries has never been collected before. It shows the true appearance of the hussars in the era before This book was prepared by the Wilanow Palace Museum on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the museum which was built in honor of King Jan III Sobieski, the first resident of the Palace here.  The book is full of color photos with details and highlig Jan Sobieski was one of the most extraordinary and visionary monarchs of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth from 1674 until his death. He was a man of letters, an artistic person, a dedicated ruler but above all the greatest soldier of his time.
By Radoslaw Sikora and Radoslaw Szleszynski
By Marta Gołąbek
By Miltiades Varvounis
Polish Armies 1569-1696 I Polish Armies 1569-1696 II Polish Winged Hussar 1576 -1775
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Though few may realize it, the Polish state was once one of Europe's great powers. One of the chief instruments of her success was undoubtedly her army, which though small can claim many accomplishments and major successes in the 16th and 17th centuries. The 17th century Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth was almost as varied as modern America. Alongside Slavs lived Lithuanians and other Balts, Germans, Tatars, Armenian merchants, Jewish traders, and even a remarkably large populations of Scots settlers. The Polish hussar was, to quote one of many foreign visitors impressed by them, 'without doubt one of the most spectacular soldiers in the world'. Most dramatic of all hussar characteristics were the 'wings' worn on the back or on the saddle; their purpos
by Richard Brzezinski
Angus McBride -Illustrator
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Angus McBride -Illustrator
by Richard Brzezinski
Illustrated by Velimir Vuksic
Primus Inter Pares: First Among Equals - the Story Of King Jan III The Cossack War Against Poland: 1648-51 The Land of the Winged Horsemen: Art in Poland 1572-1764
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This book was prepared by the Wilanow Palace Museum on the occasion of the temporary exhibition "Primus inter pares", marking the 330th anniversary of the Victory of Vienna. The purpose of the exhibition, even if the date indicates otherwise, is not This is the true history of the war made famous by the book and movie Taras Bulba and Henry Sienkiewicz's historical novels. This is the story of a peasant revolt, but the peasants were the ferocious Cossack warriors of the steppes, who had as their allie In its golden years of the Baroque era, Poland expressed creative ties to east and west in extraordinary works of fine and decorative art. This gorgeously illustrated book displays more than 150 works of art that celebrate the cross-cultural richness of P
Edited By Dominika Walawender-Musz
By Pierre Chevalier
Translated By George Nafziger
By Jan K. Ostrowski, Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann, Piotr Krasny, Kazimierz Kuczman, Adam Zamoyski and Zydislaw Zygulski Jr.
The Other Prussia - Royal Prussia, Poland and Liberty, 1569-1772 The Polish Army in 1775 The Republic of Poland During The Times of John III Sobieski
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The Other Prussia - Royal Prussia, Poland and Liberty, 1569-1772 Gabriel Raspe published a book in the 1780’s on the Polish-Lithuanian Army of 1775 illustrating the various units and detailing their organization.  The army illustrated in this book existed between the First Partition of Poland and the one that fought ag King John III Sobieski was a symbol of the power and meaning of Poland in Europe for centuries. The King's victory in Vienna became not only an event in common history, but also became a national legend.
By Karen Friedrich The Work Of Gabriel Nicholas Raspe

Translated By Katarzyna Kukula
Vienna 1683 - Christian Europe Repels The Ottomans
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Vienna 1683 - Christian Europe repels the Ottomans.  Accounts of history's greatest conflicts, detailing the command strategies, tactics and battle experiences of the opposing forces thoughout the crucial stages of each campaign
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