Tuesday, 16 August 2011
The Polish Question at the End of the First World War - LSE Anita Prazmowska
Poland is such a well established country in Europe that it is sometimes hard to remember that as a state it is still less than a 100 years old. Since its formation two major wars have been fought where its borders were at issue.
It is interesting to hear a bit about the formation of Poland, and how the Poland that emerged was shaped by a handful of individuals. It has rather an academic style of presentation but the story is not at all what you would expect if, like me, you knew nothing about it. You won't be able to hear a pianist playing Chopin the same way again.