A History of Poland

Poland boasts a colourful history. Home to the first Christianised Slavic peoples. Once a powerful Kingdom stretching from “Sea to Sea”, Poland was carved up by the neighbouring powers and finally territorially shifted westwards. Present-day Poland is the third attempt at establishing a republic. Follow the twists and turns through a millennium of Polish history.


DELIVERY MODE

  • This class will be delivered online via the online platform Zoom.
  • This course requires students to have an email, a reliable internet connection, a microphone/speakers and access to a tablet, smartphone or computer.


COURSE OUTLINE

  • Pre-History and Piast Period.
  • Teutonic Knights.
  • Jagiellon Dynasty.
  • Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth.
  • Polish Partition – Russian, Prussian and Austrian Rule.
  • WWI and Second Polish Republic.
  • WII and Peoples Republic.
  • Solidarnosc and Third Republic.


PLANNED LEARNING OUTCOMES
By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Appreciate the variety of historic developments in the Polish lands.
  2. Describe the main events and issues influencing life in Poland.

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