Reviews of Books


In order to present a portrait of Central Europe, the authors study the history of Breslau, one of its major cities. The history of this city embodies all the experiences which have made Central
 Europe what it is, such as the rich mixture of nationalities and cultures. 

Reviews - Microcosm

Even the stones spoke German

Thursday 28 November 2002 London Review of Books, Brendan Simms

Travellers to the western Polish city of Wroclaw in the 1980s could still encounter Germans who had lived there before the Second World War.

The long journey from Wroclaw to Breslau

Saturday 25 January 2003 The Guardian, Nicholas Lezard

There is a lesson for us all in the thousand-year history of a central European city.