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Zamoyski, Adam

Overview
Works: 95 works in 550 publications in 6 languages and 9,736 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Military history  Guidebooks  Gazetteers  Conference papers and proceedings  Personal narratives‡vGerman  Sources 
Roles: Author, wpr, Composer, Contributor, Author of introduction
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Adam Zamoyski
Moscow 1812 : Napoleon's fatal march by Adam Zamoyski( Book )

49 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of Napoleon's invasion of Russia describes the events that prompted the invasion and recounts how such factors as the harsh climate and Russian patriotism eventually set the stage for Napoleon's downfall
The Polish way : a thousand-year history of the Poles and their culture by Adam Zamoyski( Book )

53 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated history of Poland, tracing the evolution of Polish society, its mentality, outlook, behavior, and taste over the course of one thousand years, and highlighting those political and diplomatic events that had repercussions beyond the boundaries of the country itself
Rites of peace : the fall of Napoleon & the Congress of Vienna by Adam Zamoyski( Book )

27 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 1,123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the epic events following Napoleon's exile in 1814 and the subsequent Treaty of Paris, examining how the eight-month Viennese carnival brought thousands of aristocrats to the Austrian capital and established the Congress of Vienna
Holy madness : romantics, patriots, and revolutionaries, 1776-1871 by Adam Zamoyski( Book )

21 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Holy Madness provides not only a fluid history of the tumultuous years that embraced the American and French revolutions, the Irish Rebellion, the Polish uprisings, the liberation of South America, and the Italian Risorgimento, it also probes the spiritual and emotional forces responsible for the founding events of the modern world. Zamoyski also captures the passionate revolutionary figures Lafayette, Napoleon, Benjamin franklin, Bolivar, Rousseau, and countless others who were caught up in the fervor of the nationalist crusade. As the cult of the nation rises again around the world, Holy Madness is a history that takes on chilling relevance in today's society."--Jacket
Paderewski by Adam Zamoyski( Book )

32 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chopin : a new biography by Adam Zamoyski( Book )

7 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The forgotten few : the Polish Air Force in the Second World War by Adam Zamoyski( Book )

33 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beretter om Det polske Flyvevåben's indsats under 2. vedenskrig som en betydelig polsk enhed i RAF
Warsaw 1920 : Lenin's failed conquest of Europe by Adam Zamoyski( Book )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the attempts and military efforts employed by Vladimir Lenin to spread communism into western Europe, with a focus on the 1920 Battle of Warsaw, in which Mikhail Tukhachevsky lead Russian forces against Józef Piłsudski and the Polish army
Poland : a history by Adam Zamoyski( Book )

32 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in English and Polish and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tracing Poland's complex development from the Middle Ages to present day, Zamoyski examines the country's political, economic, and military struggles, as well as its culture, art, and richly varied society through the ages
Phantom terror : political paranoia and the creation of the modern state, 1789-1848 by Adam Zamoyski( Book )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The French Revolution and the blood-curdling violence it engendered terrified the ruling and propertied classes of Europe. Unable to grasp how such horrors could have come about, many concluded that it was the result of a devilish conspiracy hatched by Freemasons inspired by the ideas of the Enlightenment with the aim of overthrowing the entire social order, along with the legal and religious principles it stood on. Others traced it back to the Reformation or the Knights Templar and ascribed even more sinister aims to it. Faced by this apparently occult threat, they resorted to repression on an unprecedented scale, expanding police and spy networks in the process. This compelling history, occasionally chilling and often hilarious, tells how the modern state evolved through the expansion of its organs of control, and holds urgent lessons for today
Chopin : prince of the romantics by Adam Zamoyski( Book )

17 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and Dutch and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this biography, Zamoyski links Chopin with Bach and Mozart rather than his contemporary Romantics. Zamoyski sees Chopin as an insecure 18th century man lost in the Romantic Age
The last king of Poland by Adam Zamoyski( Book )

30 editions published between 1992 and 1998 in English and Polish and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biografi om Polens sidste konge fra 1764-1795, Stanisław August Poniatowski (1732-1798)
The battle for the marchlands by Adam Zamoyski( Book )

9 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phantom terror : the threat of revolution and the repression of liberty 1789-1848 by Adam Zamoyski( Book )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The French Revolution and the blood-curdling violence it engendered terrified the ruling and propertied classes of Europe. Unable to grasp how such horrors could have come about, many concluded that it was the result of a devilish conspiracy hatched by Freemasons inspired by the ideas of the Enlightenment with the aim of overthrowing the entire social order, along with the legal and religious principles it stood on. Others traced it back to the Reformation or the Knights Templar and ascribed even more sinister aims to it. Faced by this apparently occult threat, they resorted to repression on an unprecedented scale, expanding police and spy networks in the process. This compelling history, occasionally chilling and often hilarious, tells how the modern state evolved through the expansion of its organs of control, and holds urgent lessons for today
Chopin : a biography by Adam Zamoyski( Book )

7 editions published in 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phantome des Terrors : die Angst vor der Revolution und die Unterdrückung der Freiheit 1789-1848 by Adam Zamoyski( Book )

10 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Für die Herrschenden und Besitzenden waren die Jahre nach der Französischen Revolution und Napoleon ein Zeitalter höchster Besorgnis. Die gekrönten Häupter lebten in der permanenten Furcht vor erneuten Rebellionen und waren überzeugt davon, dass ihre Macht auf dem Spiel stand. So entstand eine Politik, die mit einem immer aufwendigeren System von Bespitzelung, Zensur und Repression gegen reale und imaginäre Feinde vorging. Doch das Resultat war anders, als es sich die Mächtigen erhofft hatten. Der Polizeistaat und eine verfehlte Politik brachten - damals wie heute - genau das hervor, was sie verhindern wollten
1815 : Napoleons Sturz und der Wiener Kongress by Adam Zamoyski( Book )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nach Adam Zamoyskis grandiosem Bestseller 1812. Napoleons Feldzug in Russland folgt nun die Fortsetzung: 1815 - Napoleons Sturz und der Wiener Kongress. Der geschlagene Napoleon trifft am 18. Dezember 1812 nachts inkognito in den Tuilerien ein und nimmt sofort das Ringen um seine schwankende Machtbasis in Paris auf. Doch das Blatt hat sich gewendet. Von nun an ist er der Gejagte. Zwei Jahre später ziehen die Mächtigen in Wien neue Grenzlinien über die Karte Europas. Schon vorher hatten sie ihre Ansprüche angemeldet, als das Imperium des französischen Kaisers erste Risse zeigte. Nun, auf dem Wiener Kongress, kommt alles zum Einsatz. Selten in der Geschichte gab es gleichzeitig an einem Ort so viele Manöver und Intrigen, so viel Gier, Bestechung, Sex und Erpressung. Zamoyski entfaltet auf der Grundlage von Dokumenten, Briefen, Tagebüchern, Polizeiberichten in sechs Sprachen ein fulminantes historisches Panorama, das bestechende Analysen der Politik ebenso bietet wie intime Einblicke in das frivole Leben hinter den höfischen Kulissen
Chopin : der Poet am Piano by Adam Zamoyski( Book )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in German and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zu Chopins 200. Geburtstag Frédéric Chopin ist nicht nur der berühmteste Komponist und Pianist der Romantik, er gilt auch als Inbegriff des romantischen Künstlers. In seiner exzellent geschriebenen Biografie macht Adam Zamoyski den Leser mit dem Menschen Chopin und seinem Leben bekannt: das kurze, von Krankheit geprägte Dasein, seine Kindheit, in der er in den polnischen Adelssalons auftrat, seine schillernde Karriere als Klaviervirtuose, -lehrer und innovativer Komponist in Paris, seine fast 10-jährige Liebesbeziehung zu der exaltierten Schriftstellerin George Sand. Dabei gelingt es dem Autor meisterhaft, die charakterliche Entwicklung Chopins nachzuzeichnen und ein farbiges Gesellschaftsbild des frühen 19. Jahrhunderts zu entwerfen. Und schliesslich entkräftet Zamoyski auf verblüffende Weise den Mythos vom romantischsten aller Künstler. Eine brillant geschriebene Biografie des berühmtesten Klaviervirtuosen und Komponisten der Romantik
Poland : a traveller's gazetteer by Adam Zamoyski( Book )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phantom terror : political paranoia and the creation of the modern state, 1789--1848 by Adam Zamoyski( )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For the ruling and propertied classes of the late eighteenth century, the years following the French Revolution were characterized by intense anxiety. Monarchs and their courtiers lived in constant fear of rebellion, convinced that their power--and their heads--were at risk. Driven by paranoia, they chose to fight back against every threat and insurgency, whether real or merely perceived, repressing their populaces through surveillance networks and violent, secretive police action. Europe, and the world, had entered a new era.In Phantom Terror, award-winning historian Adam Zamoyski argues that the stringent measures designed to prevent unrest had disastrous and far-reaching consequences, inciting the very rebellions they had hoped to quash. The newly established culture of state control halted economic development in Austria and birthed a rebellious youth culture in Russia that would require even harsher methods to suppress. By the end of the era, the first stirrings of terrorist movements had become evident across the continent, making the previously unfounded fears of European monarchs a reality.Phantom Terror explores this troubled, fascinating period, when politicians and cultural leaders from Edmund Burke to Mary Shelley were forced to choose sides and either support or resist the counterrevolutionary spirit embodied in the newly omnipotent central states. The turbulent political situation that coalesced during this era would lead directly to the revolutions of 1848 and to the collapse of order in World War I. We still live with the legacy of this era of paranoia, which prefigured not only the modern totalitarian state but also the now preeminent contest between society's haves and have-nots.These tempestuous years of suspicion and suppression were the crux upon which the rest of European history would turn. In this magisterial history, Zamoyski chronicles the moment when desperate monarchs took the world down the path of revolution, terror, and world war
 
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Moscow 1812 : Napoleon's fatal march
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The Polish way : a thousand-year history of the Poles and their cultureRites of peace : the fall of Napoleon & the Congress of ViennaHoly madness : romantics, patriots, and revolutionaries, 1776-1871The forgotten few : the Polish Air Force in the Second World WarWarsaw 1920 : Lenin's failed conquest of EuropePoland : a historyChopin : prince of the romanticsThe last king of Poland
Alternative Names
Adam Zamoyski americký historik

Adam Zamoyski Historiador

Adam Zamoyski historian

Adam Zamoyski polnisch-britischer Historiker

Adam Zamoyski polski historyk

Adam Zamoyski Pools schrijver

Chamosiji, Yadang

Zamoyski Adam Stefan

Zamoyski, Adam Stefan Jan Maria Sariusz 1949-

Zâmūyskī, Ādâm

Languages
English (281)

Polish (43)

German (36)

Dutch (16)

Spanish (5)

Italian (2)