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Nazwa miasta i dzielnic
Name of the city and districts

Author(s): Beata Kiszka
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; economy of Oświęcim; history of Oświęcim; churches of Oświęcim; church institutions of Oświęcim; religious life of Oświęcim; history of Oświęcim Jews; Catholic church in Oświęcim
Summary/Abstract: Volume II of the monograph of Oświęcim contains the history of the city. It has been divided into two parts devoted to the systemic changes, spatial and economic development and religious life. The authors discuss the meaning of the name of the city, its districts and streets, and the history of the city’s coat of arms. They present the results of archaeological research and the history of the city from the earliest times until the early years of the People’s Republic of Poland. A separate chapter is devoted to the history of the Oświęcim Jews. The second part discusses, among other things, locations of church buildings, religious orders operating in Oświęcim, as well as outstanding figures of religious life, which contributed to the development of the city.

  • Page Range: 9-15
  • Page Count: 7
  • Publication Year: 2018
  • Language: Polish