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By Henryk Glębocki

This ebook units out to provide the Polish-Russian clash the best way the elite of Russian society observed it. certainly one of its leader examine themes is the interplay among Russian public opinion, the coverage the Empire pursued on its uncompliant matters, and the influence the Polish clash had at the evolution of Russian political rules and events. an incredible factor it addresses is the response of Russian society, its different political factions and social and philosophical tendencies and their dating to the Polish nationwide stream, and the impact of the Polish query on their evolution. learn in different information and manuscript collections in Russia, Poland, Ukraine, Lithuania, performed a primary function within the paintings for this book.

This e-book was once initially released in Polish as Fatalna sprawa: Kwestia polska w rosyjskiej mysli politycznej (Kraków: Arcana, 2000). It was once offered the Klio Prize, a prestigious Polish award for the simplest monograph on a old topic. This English translation is an abridged model (about third of the book's unique size).

Henryk Glebocki is a historian focusing on jap Europe and the Russian Empire, and holds an affiliate professorship on the Jagiellonian college, Kraków. He has authored and co-authored numerous books at the historical past of important and jap Europe, together with "Diabel Asmodeusz" w niebieskich binoklach i kraj przyszlosci. Hr. Adam Gurowski i Rosja, on count number Adam Gurowski, a Polish radical insurrectionary of 1863 who later became pro-Russian (Kraków: Arcana, 2012); Kresy Imperium. Szkice i materialy do dziejów polityki Rosji wobec jej peryferii (XVIII – XXI wiek), at the peripheries of the Russian Empire from the 18th to twenty first century, (Kraków: Arcana, 2006); The Underground, in highway to Independence – cohesion 1980-2005 (Warszawa: Volumen and K.K. NSZZ Solidarnosc, 2005); and Policja tajna przy robocie. Z dziejów panstwa policyjnego PRL, a booklet at the mystery police within the Polish People's Republic (Kraków: Arcana 2005)

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