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By Henryk Glębocki

This ebook units out to offer the Polish-Russian clash the way in which the elite of Russian society observed it. considered one of its leader learn subject matters 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 pursuits. a tremendous factor it addresses is the response of Russian society, its different political factions and social and philosophical developments and their dating to the Polish nationwide circulation, and the impact of the Polish query on their evolution. examine in different files and manuscript collections in Russia, Poland, Ukraine, Lithuania, performed a basic position within the paintings for this book.

This ebook 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 easiest monograph on a historic topic. This English translation is an abridged model (about 0.33 of the book's unique size).

Henryk Glebocki is a historian focusing on japanese Europe and the Russian Empire, and holds an affiliate professorship on the Jagiellonian college, Kraków. He has authored and co-authored a number of books at the heritage of relevant 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 e-book at the mystery police within the Polish People's Republic (Kraków: Arcana 2005)

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