Poland’s got a lot of history in its over 1000 years of existence. Check out what you didn’t already know in the posts below.
More history blogs
Unlike your history lessons in school, these posts won't bore you.
Fit for the Nation: Polish Sportswomen of the Interwar Period
New rhetoric about the human body emerged after the First World War. The body became a central focus, becoming a metaphor for the strength of a nation. Polish women were encouraged to become strong and fit, their excellence being a positive reflection on the young Polish nation.
The Moral Cleanup of the Nation
During the interwar period, the Polish government established the women’s police force dedicated to combating the moral degradation of the country. These women worked tirelessly, fulfilling a role they believed would help strengthen the nation by curtailing the spread of prostitution and human trafficking.