Articles written by: Tomasz Frydel

Tomasz Frydel

Tomasz Frydel is a PhD candidate in the Department of History at the University of Toronto, where he is studying the history East Central Europe. He welcomes queries from readers at tfrydel [@] gmail.com.

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
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.