Poland - Understand Poland & Survival Guide (PDF Chapter)

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This chapter contains the Poland Today, History, Jewish Heritage, The Arts, Landscape & Wildlife, Directory A–Z, Transport and Language chapters from Lonely Planet’s Poland guidebook.

All the info you need on everything from history and the Polish arts scene to flights, public transport, climate, money, the internet... you name it. Get tips for gay and lesbian travellers and travellers with disabilities. And get the most out of your conversations with a handy language guide and glossary.

  • a rundown on Jewish heritage and culture
  • info on the Polish arts scene
  • full coverage of nature and wildlife
  • details on the Polish way of life

Coverage includes: Poland Today, History: Before the Poles, Slavic Origins & the Plast Dynasty, Poland’s Golden Age, Royal Republic, Poland Under Partition, WWI & the ‘Second Republic’, WWII, Communist Poland, Solidarity & the Collapse of Communism, the Rise & Fall of Lech Wałęsa and the Disaster of Smolensk, Jewish Heritage: Early Days, the Enlightened Kazlmierz, Pogroms & Partition, WWII & the Holocaust, Disillusionment & Emigration and Jewish Revival, The Arts: Literature, Cinema, Music, Painting, Theatre and Folk Arts, Landscape & Wildlife: a Varied Landscape, Water, Water Everywhere, Wildlife and Conservation Areas in Poland, Directory A–Z, Transport, and Language.

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