Tadeusz Swietochowski

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Tadeusz Swietochowski
Tadeusz Swietochowski 2016.jpg
Professor Swietochowski in 2016
Native name
Tadeusz Świętochowski
Born1934
Died15 February 2017
NationalityPolish
CitizenshipUnited States / Poland
Alma materUniversity of Warsaw
Columbia University
Known forHistory of Azerbaijan
Home townWarszawa
Spouse(s)Marie (Mimi) Lukens
Scientific career
FieldsModern history
InstitutionsMonmouth University
ThesisAzerbaijan in 1905-1920
Doctoral advisorEdward A. Allworth
Notable studentsAlec Rasizade

Tadeusz Świętochowski (Polish: [taˈdɛuʂ ɕfjɛntɔˈxɔfskʲi]; 1934[1] – 15 February 2017) was a Polish historian and Caucasologist.[2]

He left Poland after graduating from Turkish studies at University of Warsaw. He was a Professor of the History Department at Monmouth University,[3] Honorary Doctor of Khazar University and Baku State University and Honorary Member of Central Eurasian Studies Society.[4] His fields included the modern history of the Middle East and Azerbaijan. Swietochowski was acclaimed as the leading specialist on the modern history of Azerbaijan.[5]

He also lectured at the Warsaw University as Fulbright Senior Specialist.

Selected works[edit]

  • Poland between Germany and Russia (1926-1939): the theory of two enemies. (Edited by Alexander Korczyński & Tadeusz Świętochowski). Pilsudski Institute of America, New York, 1975.
  • Guide to the collections of the Pilsudski Institute of America for research in the modern history of Poland. Pilsudski Institute of America, New York, 1980.
  • Russian Azerbaijan (1905-1920): the shaping of a national identity in a Muslim community. Cambridge University Press, Boston, 1985, 272 pages. (Translated into Turkish: Müslüman Cemaatten Ulusal Kimliğe Rus Azerbaycanı, 1905-1920. Istanbul, Bağlam Yayınları, 1988).
  • Karol Wędziagolski. Boris Savinkov: portrait of a terrorist. (Edited by Tadeusz Swietochowski, translated by Margaret Patoski). Kingston Press, Clifton NJ, 1988.
  • Der Islam und die Entwicklung nationaler Identität in Aserbaidschan. Markus Verlag-Gesellschaft, Köln, 1989.
  • Russia and Azerbaijan: a borderland in transition. Columbia University Press, New York, 1995, 289 pages. (Translated into Azeri: Rusiya və Azərbaycan: dəyişən sərhədlər. Khazar University Press, Baku, 2000).
  • Azerbejdżan i Rosja: kolonializm, islam i narodowość w podzielonym kraju. Instytut Studiów Politycznych Polskiej Akademii Nauk, Warszawa, 1998, 302 str.
  • Historical Dictionary of Azerbaijan (co-author). Scarecrow Press, Lanham MD, 1999, 130 pages.
  • Azerbaijan: the hidden faces of Islam. = World Policy Journal (New York), Fall 2002, volume XIX, number 3, pages 69-76.
  • Azerbejdżan. Wydawnictwo Trio, Warszawa, 2006, 303 str.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Swietochowski, Tadeusz (1934-....)".
  2. ^ Скончался известный польский специалист по современной истории Азербайджана. 1news.az, 16.02.2017
  3. ^ "Tadeusz Swietochowski (Monmouth University)". Columbia.edu. Archived from the original on 2005-02-25. Retrieved 2009-03-23.
  4. ^ "CESS Honorary Members". Cess.muohio.edu. Retrieved 2009-03-23.
  5. ^ Vicken Cheterian. Uncontested ruler of Azerbaijan Archived 2016-03-12 at the Wayback Machine // Le Monde diplomatique, February 2006.

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