Is Poland a “historical” or an “unhistorical” nation?
What is the dominant narrative of the Polish national past?
How did Polish society react to the failed uprising of 1863?
Who were perceived as the most important enemies of the Polish nation?
Davies, Norman, Heart of Europe. The Past in Poland’s Present, New Edition, (Oxford, 2001), pp. 138-311 [= Chapter 4: ‘The Legacy of Spiritual Mastery, Poland During the Partitions 1795-1918’, Chapter 5: ‘The Legacy of an Ancient Culture: Poland before 1795’].
Halecki, Oskar, Problems of Polish Historiography, Slavonic and East European Review, American Series, 2 (1943), pp. 223-239