Contents

 

STUDIES


Gerard Labuda, Die Grundung der Metropolitanorganisation der polnischen Kirche auf der synode in Gnesen am 9. und 10. Marz 1000.
Marek Słoń, Hospital and Old Age in Late-Medieval Wrocław.
Stanisław Grzybowski, Kings and Gossipmongers. Lampoon, Libel and Slander as Political Weapons in the 16th Century.
Maria Bogucka, Between the Ideal and Reality. Polish Woman in the 16th-18th Centuries.
Anna Żarnowska, Some Aspects of the Democratization of Political Life in Congress Poland at the Beginning of the 20th Century.
Jacek Tebinka, British and Polish Intelligence Services in the 20th Century. Co-operation and Rivalry.
Michał Jerzy Zacharias, Decentralization Tendencies in the Political System of Yugoslavia in the 1960s.
Jakub Tyszkiewicz, Power Struggle in the Polish United Workers' Party (July 1967 - november 1968) in the Opinions of the American Embassy's Informants.

DISCUSSIONS

Marian Biskup, Quellen zum Leben von Copernicus.

REVIEWS

The History of Central-Eastern Europe, ed. J. Kłoczowski (Henryk Wisner); Johannes a Lasco 1499-1560. On the Five Hundredth Anniversary of His Birth. Materials of a Conference Organized by the Institute of History of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw University and the Evangelical-Reformed Church Consistory in the Republic of Poland, ed. W. Kriegseisen and P. Salwa (Jan Pirożyński); Henryk Litwin, The Influx of Polish Nobility into Ukraine in 1569-1648 (Edward Opaliński); Andrzej Klonder, The Heritage of One Who Rests in God. The Movables of Middle-Class Inhabitants of Elbląg and Gdańsk in the 17th Century (Maria Bogucka); Andrzej Karpiński, Struggle Against an Invisible Enemy. Epidemics of Contagious Diseases in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth Social and Cultural Consequences (Maria Bogucka); Krakau, Prag und Wien. Funktionen von Metropolen im fruhmodernen Staat, ed. M. Dmitrieva and K. Lambrecht (Maria Bogucka); Woman and Work, ed. A. Żarnowska and A. Szwarc (Magdalena Gawin).

ABSTRACTS

NEWS

The Needs and Perspectives of Medieval Studies in Poland (Maria Starnawska).

New Publications of the Polish Academy of Sciences (Maria Bogucka).