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Oświęcim i ziemia oświęcimska w niepodległej Polsce 1918–1939
Oświęcim and Oświęcim land in independent Poland 1918–1939

Author(s): Joanna Januszewska-Jurkiewicz
Subject(s): Middle Ages, Modern Age, 6th to 12th Centuries, 13th to 14th Centuries, 15th Century, 16th Century, 17th Century, 18th Century, 19th Century, Pre-WW I & WW I (1900 -1919), Interwar Period (1920 - 1939), WW II and following years (1940 - 1949), Post-War period (1950 - 1989), Transformation Period (1990 - 2010)
Published by: Wydawnictwa Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego
Keywords: Oświęcim; land of Oświęcim; history of Oświęcim; culture of Oświęcim; castle in Oświęcim; monuments of Oświęcim
Summary/Abstract: Volume I of the monograph of Oświęcim contains a presentation of the history of the surrounding land and an analysis of cultural aspects of the city's functioning. At first the authors analyze changes in the boundaries and routes, and route names from the earliest times to the present, and then show the political history of the region, which repeatedly changed its national, administrative and diocesan affiliation. The second part of the volume discusses the development of architecture and art. in Oświęcim, including the most important monuments and silhouettes of the most eminent artists, as well as the development of education. Also, prominent figures from Oświęcim were presented. The volume closes with a calendar of the city's history.

  • Page Range: 216-246
  • Page Count: 31
  • Publication Year: 2018
  • Language: Polish