Andrzej Nowak (historian)
Andrzej Nowak (born 1960) is a Polish historian and publicist. Professor of Jagiellonian University and Business College - National Louis University in Nowy Sącz, former (1996) visiting professor of East-Central European history at Rice University. Member of Polish Academy of Sciences, where he is the director of Department of Russian and Soviet Studies. Chief editor of socio-cultural magazine (bi-monthly) "Arcana". Member of the Advisory Board of Polskie Radio since 1998.
Author of four books, some 60 historical publications (articles and studies) in scientific periodicals and dozens of articles, reviews and interviews, including many in the underground publications up to 1989.
His main research areas are cultural and political history and thought of Eastern Europe in 19th and 20th centuries, political philosophy; international political relations; modern mass-media. He is considered one of top Polish experts on past and present Polish-Russian relations.
- Między carem i rewolucją. Studium wyobraźni politycznej i postaw Wielkiej Emigracji wobec Rosji, 1831–1849 (Between Tsar and Revolution. A Study of Political Imagination and Attitudes of the Polish Great Emigration, 1831–1849), Warszawa 1994, 370 pp;
- Jak rozbić rosyjskie imperium? Idee polskiej polityki wschodniej, 1733-1921 (How to break up the Russian Empire? Ideas of the Polish Eastern Policy, 1721–1921), Warszawa 1995, 270 pp;
- Kronika Polski, 962-1997 (The Chronicle of Poland, 962-1997), Kraków 1998, 930 pp.
- Polacy, Rosjanie i biesy. Studia i szkice historyczne z XIX i XX w. (Poles, Russians, and demons. Historical studies and essays from the 19th and 20th centuries), Kraków 1998, 270 pp.
- 1989 - POLCUL (Polish Cultural Foundation) Award in Journalism (in underground publications during the martial law in Poland);
- 1995 - "Przegląd Wschodni" (Eastern Review) Award for the best book on Eastern European History
- 1994, 1995 and 1998 CLIO Awards (by Commission of the Polish Historical Books Editors) for the best book on history published in Poland;
- 1999 Jerzy Lojek Foundation/Institute of Joseph Piłsudski in New York Award for the whole output.
- History as an apology for Totalitarianism (conference paper)
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