After early service in Poland, writes Adam Zamoyski, Sulkowski joined the French Army of Italy and in 1798 met a gallant death in Egypt.
Adam Zamoyski describes how the Poles under German occupation were experts in subversion.
The eighteenth-century partitions and nineteenth-century uprisings worsened the livelihood of Jews in Poland, writes Adam Zamoyski.
By the eighteenth century, writes Adam Zamoyski, four fifths of the world's Jews lived in Poland.
Although he has a starring role in one of the most widely read novels in the literary canon, Tolstoy’s War and Peace (1869), and has been...
During his brief life, the Polish master of the musical miniature became a living symbol of his troubled nation. Adam Zamoyski looks at the reception given to Chopin by a divided public when he visited Britain in 1848, a year of revolution through Europe.
More than two decades ago, Adam Zamoyski wrote a history of the Poles and their culture. As a major revision of the work is published, he reflects on the nation’s change in fortune.