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Jankowski, Paul 1950-

Overview
Works: 35 works in 97 publications in 5 languages and 2,280 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Trials, litigation, etc 
Roles: Author, Creator, Scientific advisor
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Paul Jankowski
Verdun : the longest battle of the Great War by Paul Jankowski( Book )

14 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 1,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At seven o'clock in the morning on February 21, 1916, the ground in northern France began to shake. For the next ten hours, twelve hundred German guns showered shells on a salient in French lines. The massive weight of explosives collapsed dugouts, obliterated trenches, severed communication wires, and drove men mad. As the barrage lifted, German troops moved forward, darting from shell crater to shell crater. The battle of Verdun had begun. In Verdun, historian Paul Jankowski provides the definitive account of the iconic battle of World War I. A leading expert on the French past, Jankowski combines the best of traditional military history -- its emphasis on leaders, plans, technology, and the contingency of combat -- with the newer social and cultural approach, stressing the soldier's experience, the institutional structures of the military, and the impact of war on national memory. Unusually, this book draws on deep research in French and German archives; this mastery of sources in both languages gives Verdun unprecedented authority and scope. In many ways, Jankowski writes, the battle represents a conundrum. It has an almost unique status among the battles of the Great War; and yet, he argues, it was not decisive, sparked no political changes, and was not even the bloodiest episode of the conflict. It is said that Verdun made France, he writes; but the question should be, What did France make of Verdun? Over time, it proved to be the last great victory of French arms, standing on their own. And, for France and Germany, the battle would symbolize the terror of industrialized warfare, "a technocratic Moloch devouring its children," where no advance or retreat was possible, yet national resources poured in ceaselessly, perpetuating slaughter indefinitely. - Publisher
Communism and collaboration : Simon Sabiani and politics in Marseille, 1919-1944 by Paul Jankowski( Book )

9 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stavisky : a confidence man in the republic of virtue by Paul Jankowski( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A confidence man with a long police record - who had escaped trial because of the influence of his powerful friends - Stavisky saw his final get-rich scheme collapse in 1933. His unexplained death in an Alpine hideout gave new credence to rumors that he had been abetted and protected by leading politicians. The scandal grew even uglier when the mutilated corpse of a judge connected to the case was found on a railroad track."
Shades of indignation : political scandals in France, past and present by Paul Jankowski( Book )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Corruption is far from disappearing, yet now it inspires resignation rather than indignation - and as such, it has lost its power to scandalize. Jankowski claims that such transformations tell a tale. The state that once aspired to pre-eminence as the sole magnet of loyalty, touchstone of probity, and guarantor of right, has yielded significant ground to the individual who is now more likely to elevate his own dignity and cry scandal on his own behalf."--Jacket
Cette vilaine affaire Stavisky : histoire d'un scandale politique by Paul Jankowski( Book )

8 editions published in 2000 in French and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'itinéraire extravagant d'un escroc flamboyant, Alexandre Stavisky, dans la France des années 30, à partir d'archives restées longtemps interdites. P. Jankowski décrit ses méthodes, raconte ses conquêtes, identifie ses complices et fait défiler les nombreuses victimes de cet immense scandale politique qui a failli emporter la IIIe République
Verdun 21 février 1916 by Paul Jankowski( Book )

6 editions published in 2013 in French and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verdun Die Jahrhundertschlacht by Paul Jankowski( Book )

6 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in German and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La battaglia di Verdun by Paul Jankowski( Book )

4 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in Italian and English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Wasserstoffionen des Harns als Maass seiner Acidität by Paul Jankowski( Book )

6 editions published between 1902 and 1903 in German and Undetermined and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Speak American too : your guide to building powerful brands in the new heartland by Paul Jankowski( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verdún : 1916, crónica de la batalla más célebre de la Primera Guerra Mundial by Paul Jankowski( Book )

3 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in Spanish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Fascism" in Marseille : 1936-1944 by Paul Jankowski( Book )

5 editions published in 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Finanzen und Rechnungswesen des Post- und Fernmeldewesens( Book )

1 edition published in 1966 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verdun ils ne passeront pas by Serge de Sampigny( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verdun, ou "l'abattoir du monde". Il y a un siècle, de février à décembre 1916, Français et Allemands se sont livré une bataille démentielle pour le contrôle de quelques collines à proximité de la ville de Verdun, en Lorraine. Trois cent mille soldats y sont morts dans la boue et le sang, 400 000 autres ont été blessés. Retour en archives sur ces dix mois d'enfer. (ARTE)
Finanzen und Rechnungswesen des Post- und Fernmeldewesens( Book )

1 edition published in 1966 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Finanzen und Rechnungswesen des Post- und Fernmeldewesens( Book )

1 edition published in 1966 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rechnungswesen der Deutschen Post by Paul Dölkner( Book )

1 edition published in 1963 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Développement mathématique. 1re année du 1er cycle du secondaire by Sylwester Przybyło( Book )

in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The social and economic history of Jews in Kiev before Frebruary 1917 by Viktorii︠a︡ Khiterer( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

But the city was always attractive for Jews in spite of the hostility of the authorities and many Christian residents. Kiev was a commercial hub, educational and cultural center and the only large city in the Southwest region. It had a reputation as a city where it was easy to make money. So none of the restrictions and bans by the authorities could completely "protect" Kiev from the Jews, many of whom lived illegally in the city. The authorities repeatedly expelled Jews from Kiev, but Jews always came back and despite all the restrictive measures the Jewish population of Kiev grew steadily from 1861 to 1917. While Judeophobes complained that Kiev had become a Jewish city, Jews saw this city as one of most hostile to them in the Russian Empire, Yehupets (Egypt) as it was called by Sholom Aleichem
 
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Stavisky : a confidence man in the republic of virtue
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Shades of indignation : political scandals in France, past and present
Alternative Names
Jankowsji, Paul Felix

Jankowski, Paul

Jankowski, Paul F. 1950-

Jankowski, Paul Felix 1950-

Paul Jankowski American historian

Paul Jankowski Amerikaans historicus

Paul Jankowski historiador estadounidense

Languages
English (41)

French (17)

German (16)

Italian (3)

Spanish (3)