Poland’s Shapeshifting & Disappearing Borders – Video Explainer
Poland was a powerful empire during the early modern era. It would grow, only to disappear from the map – and reappear more than a century later, with new borders. How did this happen?
From ‘a country on the moon’ and ‘nowhere’ to the idea of an independent Polish state: here’s how foreigners saw the partitions and the fate of a nation deprived of its statehood and freedom. Find out how satirists charted Poland when it wasn't on the map.
history of Poland