Articles written by: Tomasz Frydel

Tomasz Frydel

Tomasz Frydel, (MA Brandeis) is a PhD candidate (ABD) in the Department of History at the University of Toronto. His areas of academic interest are East Central Europe, Poland, the Holocaust, and Genocide Studies. He is a member of the Polish Canadian Research Institute in Toronto.

The Ulma family
2016 Vol. 8 No. 2 - Spring / Commentary

Beyond the Ulmas: The Need for a Social History of Genocide in Occupied Poland

Commemorations hold a special place in national memory; historians have an obligation to protect the emerging social history from being eclipsed. Tom Frydel explains.

The Polish Underground and the Jews, 1939-1945
2016 Vol. 8 No. 1 - Winter / Books

The Polish Underground and the Jews, 1939-1945

Joshua Zimmerman’s groundbreaking book carries out “two fundamental tasks of the historian: restoring the buried sense of historical contingency and recognizing the human proportion of experiences still painfully fresh.” Tom Frydel reviews.